Utah is famous for its paleontological resources. Nearly 300 different species of dinosaur have been discovered from the state of Utah and most of them are from BLM-administered lands. The BLM has a mandate to protect and interpret heritage resources (including scientifically significant paleontological resources).
We are currently undergoing a renaissance in the discovery, research, and interpretation of fossils from Utah.
Below, click on the various districts (West Desert, Green River, Color Country, Canyon Country, or Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument) to find out more about paleontology in that area.