Fall Schedule for the
Paleontology Certification Program at the
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The following is the Fall Schedule for the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) Paleontology Certification Program.  For more information see our Program Overview page or contact Liz Davis in the DMNS Lifelong Learning Department (ph: 303.370.6489; email: ldavis@dmns.org).

Fall Schedule

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Geology of the World lectures
(not for paleo cert credit)

Looking for the last dinosaur in China - FREE LECTURE
Kirk Johnson very recently traveled to northern China with an international team of scientists to search for the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary. The K-T boundary is the time, 65.51 million years ago, when an asteroid smashed into Mexico and the World suffered a huge number of extinctions. New discoveries from the border of China and Russia in Heilongjiang Province make this one of the most interesting new research areas for the K-T boundary.  Have a look at the new Leprino Family West Atrium and be the first people to hear the results from Kirk Johnson's most recent expedition. 

Choose one:
Monday, October 7
Ricketson Auditorium
Tuesday, October 8
11:30am - 1:00pm
Ricketson Auditorium
Call our reservations office now to reserve your free seats - 
(303) 322-7009 or 1 (800) 925-2250, 9am - 5pm, seven days a week.

Geology of the World: Bolivia
Dr. Bob Raynolds, DMNS Earth Sciences Department research associate
Is the landscape of today's Bolivia similar to that of the Denver Basin 65 million years ago? What can we learn about ancient Denver by examining modern-day Bolivia? Fresh from the field, join this intrepid scientist as he reports on his September adventures in Bolivia. 

Wednesday, November 6
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Ricketson Auditorium
$6 member, $9 nonmember
Call (303) 322-7009 to register.

[Created 10/02/2002]
[Last Updated: 10/08/2002]