The Children's Hour
7:37 pm
Sun August 10, 2014

Fossils on Public Lands in New Mexico

    

Phil Gensler talks with us from the studios at KUNM about paleontology on public lands
Phil Gensler talks with us from the studios at KUNM about paleontology on public lands
Credit Jonathan Wolfe

  Sat. 8/16, 9am:  New Mexico is covered in fossils of ancient plants and animals, including dinosaurs, marine life, mastodons, saber tooth cats and more, dating back hundreds of millions of years.  Phil Gensler, Regional Paleontologist for the Bureau of Land Management’s southwestern district will join us to teach us about finding the signs of ancient life on New Mexico’s public lands.  

A mammoth tusk exposed on public grazing lands in New Mexico
A mammoth tusk exposed on public grazing lands in New Mexico
Credit BLM New Mexico

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