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Marmarth Research Foundation: In the Hell Creek Formation of North Dakota

Marmarth Research Foundation

In the Hell Creek formation of North Dakota

Dinosaur Field Expeditions

The Marmarth Research Foundation is conducting five weeks of research activity in 2016 and is accepting applications from volunteers to assist with the project. The work will take place on private land in Southwest North Dakota and Eastern Montana. (Visit www.marmarth.org for information about the region.) Three meals a day, lodging, a t-shirt, transportation to and from the sites, and all equipment are included in the MRF field program.
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Lectures by Visiting Researchers

One of the things that sets MRF apart from other volunteer opportunities is that it attracts numerous visiting/collaborating scientists every year. Most visiting scientists will give a powerpoint presentation after dinner that discusses their work in the region.
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Dates and Particulars

The project will begin on Saturday, June 25 and run for five weeks. Minimum participation is one week.
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Field Laboratory

MRF is unique in that it provides the opportunity to learn both field and preparation techniques. Our natually-lit field laboratory is only a short walk from the dormitories, and a few miles away from the excavation sites themselves.
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"I have had some pretty exciting moments working in the entertainment business, but few can compare to standing on an 18-inch ledge, 75 feet in the air...digging a Torosaurus out of the side of a hill."

Steve Cohen
Retired Broadway Producer

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I have had some pretty exciting moments working in the entertainment business, but few can compare to standing on an 18-inch ledge, 75 feet in the air...digging a Torosaurus out of the side of a hill.

Steve Cohen
Retired Broadway Producer

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