At our regular meeting on Thursday October 8th at 6:30 pm club member Ken Weissenburger will give the second of two presentations on recent discoveries and the significance of fossil mammals in eastern Colorado. Pre-registration Is required. Register here.
At our September meeting we viewed the Nova/PBS video “Rise of the Mammals.” Member who missed that meeting will want to watch the video prior to the October 8th meeting: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/rise-of-the-mammals/.
Ken is a retired professional geologist and teacher. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado-Boulder and earned master’s and doctorate degrees at Stanford University. Since 2008 he has volunteered as a research associate at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. He is a co-author of three publications about the fossil investigations at Corral Bluffs including the revelatory article last October in Science magazine.
Photo by Maryann Benoit[