Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

Photo: Matthew Dillon, Monument (Some rights reserved) Nevada’s gem of the Ice Age is brighter than ever in the Mojave Desert on the northern fringe of Las Vegas. Officially on our list of Places to Visit. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Qtv7bqvnQsh8B26AA Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] Elsewhere on the Webprotectorsoftulesprings.org – https://www.facebook.com/protectorsoftulespringsUpper Las Vegas Wash Key FactsThe monument is 35 square miles …

Rincón Colorado, Coahuila

Artwork Spotlight on Rincón Colorado, Coahuila The Paleontological Museum of Rincón Colorado (Museo Paleontológico de Rincón Colorado) features fossil remains of the imposing dinosaurs that inhabited Coahuila 70 million years ago in the Cretaceous period. Location: Kilometer 43.5 of the Saltillo-Torreón highway. To access the site, take the federal highway Saltillo-Torreón until Kilometer 43, where …

Fossil Fuels

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Fossil Fuel = a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms HeadlinesFossil Fuels Get $6 Trillion in Subsidies AnnuallyGeopolitics in a post fossil-fuel worldThe oil industry vs. the electric carIreland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels …

National Fossil Day 2016

Image: BHL, Dinosaur In 2016 National Fossil Day takes place October 12 in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay Key Links nps.gov Facebook @NatlFossilDay MISSION: National Fossil Day is a celebration organized by the National Park Service to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational values. …