OLIGOCENE MAMMALS OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA
June 18 - 29
Join us in the scenic badlands near
Dickinson, ND, where we’ll search for prehistoric rhinos, hell-pigs, oreodonts,
deer, and numerous other animals that lived in the region between thirty-five
and twenty-five million years ago. Team up with scientists from the South
Dakota School of Mines and Technology and the North Dakota Geologic Survey to
participate in important survey operations on the beautiful prairie region of
western North Dakota.
Cost: $2000 undergraduates, $2250 graduates.
Cost includes meals. Cost DOES NOT include lodging.
Students are responsible for transportation
to Dickinson and for arranging lodging in Dickinson, Bismarck, or nearby areas.
MARINE REPTILES OF THE CRETACEOUS INTERIOR SEAWAY OF SOUTH DAKOTA
July 23 - August 3
Eighty-million years ago, during much of the
Age of Dinosaurs, South Dakota was covered by a shallow inland seaway. Join us
to help document fossil discoveries; including marine reptiles, pterosaurs,
gigantic fish, sharks and baculites; while surveying along the Missouri River.
Enjoy the beautiful South Dakota prairie, where we will be working in the
gorgeous cliffs of the Niobrara Formation, and the rolling hills of the Pierre
Shale. Explore cutting-edge survey techniques, project development, budgeting,
and proper documentation. Led by Dr. Darrin Pagnac. Camp is based out of
Chamberlain, SD, with camping, dining and lodging services readily available.
Additional facilities are available in nearby Oacoma.
Cost: $1600 undergraduates, $1850 graduates. Cost DOES NOT include meals or
lodging.. Students are responsible for transportation to Chamberlain and for
A few lodging options in Chamberlain SD
American Creek Campground:
Best Western Lee’s Motor Inn:
For more information contact:
Dr. Darrin Pagnac