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  • A ski town contributes mightily to paleontology

    A ski town contributes mightily to paleontology

    The fossils found near Colorado's Snowmass Village have a lot to teach us: not just about mastodons and mammoths, but also about the climate and ecosystem that existed tens of thousands of years ago.

  • BLM's crown jewels go begging

    The Bureau of Land Management’s National Landscape Conservation System is underfunded, even though more visitors are flocking to BLM- managed lands

  • Dinosaur bones and dastardly deeds

    Douglas Preston’s fast-moving thriller Tyrannosaur Canyon is perfect summer escape reading for anyone who loves adventure, intrigue and romance – especially served up with dinosaur fossils

  • Dinosaur Wars

    Dinosaur Wars

    Startling, one-of-a-kind fossils are unearthed in Montana – and shunned by scientists.

  • Everyday objects and extraordinary journeys

    In Visible Bones: Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country, Northwestern writer Jack Nisbet follows the Columbia River and its inhabitants across time

  • In national parks, where are all the fossils?

    In national parks, where are all the fossils?

    The National Park Service is surveying its holdings to find out which parks have fossils in order to manage them better.

  • Stealing the West, bone by bone

    Stealing the West, bone by bone

    People who take fossils from public lands are no better than thieves.

  • Tripping over T-Rex

    Paleontologist Bob Harmon loves nothing better than digging for old bones under the hot Montana sun

  • Writing down the bones

    Writing down the bones

    The story behind this issue's cover feature, about a startling dinosaur discovery in Montana and ensuing scientific controversy.

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