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Digging Deeper Dino Discussion

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Add to calendar 2020-09-23 16:00:00 2020-09-23 16:40:00 Event- Dino Fest Digging Deeper Dino Discussion 1 - NHM Hosted on Zoom nhmla webmaster@nhm.org America/Los_Angeles public
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Suggested for adult audiences and dino enthusiasts. 

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Events will be broadcast live on NHMLA's YouTube channel. See past events by selecting the Dino Fest at Home Playlist HERE

Join science communicator Dustin Growick in conversation with Dinosaur National Monument Paleontologist, ReBecca Hunt-Foster, and Lead Paleontologist of the Petrified Forest National Park, Dr. Adam Marsh, as they share more about the scientific research that takes place on public lands and the importance of these national landmarks.

Spanish interpretation will be available with Zoom registration on mobile devices and PCs (not compatible with Chromebooks). 

To enable the Spanish interpretation feature in Zoom:

  1. Open Zoom; once in you will see a button for ‘Interpretation’ on the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Click the button and choose: ‘Spanish’. 
  3. If you’d prefer for original audio be be muted, choose the ‘Interpretation’ button again and select ‘Mute Original Audio’
ReBecca Hunt-Foster sitting on an excavation site.

ReBecca Hunt-Foster, Monument Paleontologist, Dinosaur National Monument 

ReBecca Hunt-Foster is the Monument Paleontologist at Dinosaur National Monument. ReBecca holds a Master of Science in Geology (emphasizing in Vertebrate Paleontology) from Texas Tech University. Her current research includes Early Cretaceous ornithomimosaurs from North America and the Upper Cretaceous Williams Fork Formation paleofauna of western Colorado and eastern Utah.

Image of Adam Marsh in the field.

Dr. Adam Marsh, Lead Paleontologist, Petrified Forest National Park

Adam is the lead paleontologist at Petrified Forest National Park. He earned a BS at the University of Notre Dame and MSc and PhD at the University of Texas at Austin. Adam’s research focuses on the vertebrate fossils, stratigraphy, and geochronology of Triassic and Jurassic rocks of the American Southwest.

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Dustin Growick, Science Communicator (Moderator)
After graduating with a Masters in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from SUNY Stony Brook, Dustin Growick worked in science education at the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Hall
of Science, and as a traditional classroom teacher. After helping build Museum Hack into a
million dollar tour business and spearheading its consulting work with cultural institutions
across the globe, he now operates independently, specializing in creating unique, engaging,
and educational adult museum experiences that attract and capture new audiences.

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ReBecca Hunt-Foster, Monument Paleontologist, Dinosaur National Monument 

ReBecca Hunt-Foster is the Monument Paleontologist at Dinosaur National Monument. ReBecca holds a Master of Science in Geology (emphasizing in Vertebrate Paleontology) from Texas Tech University. Her current research includes Early Cretaceous ornithomimosaurs from North America and the Upper Cretaceous Williams Fork Formation paleofauna of western Colorado and eastern Utah.

Dr. Adam Marsh, Lead Paleontologist, Petrified Forest National Park

Adam is the lead paleontologist at Petrified Forest National Park. He earned a BS at the University of Notre Dame and MSc and PhD at the University of Texas at Austin. Adam’s research focuses on the vertebrate fossils, stratigraphy, and geochronology of Triassic and Jurassic rocks of the American Southwest.

Dustin Growick, Science Communicator (Moderator)
After graduating with a Masters in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from SUNY Stony Brook, Dustin Growick worked in science education at the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Hall
of Science, and as a traditional classroom teacher. After helping build Museum Hack into a
million dollar tour business and spearheading its consulting work with cultural institutions
across the globe, he now operates independently, specializing in creating unique, engaging,
and educational adult museum experiences that attract and capture new audiences.

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