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Release Date: 05/31/13
Contacts: Chris Hanefeld , 775-289-1842 ,
News Release No. EYDO 2013-23

Anklyosaurus, Hypsilophodonts and Iguanadons, Oh My!

Ely, Nev. – View eastern Nevada as it was 115-120 million years ago when volcanoes were active and the local wildlife included Anklyosaurus, Hypsilophodonts and Iguanadons.  University of Nevada-Las Vegas Visiting Assistant Professor Joshua Bonde will talk about that and more at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 15, at the Nevada Northern Railway Museum, 1100 Avenue A, in Ely.

The presentation is free to the public and is hosted by Nevada Northern Railway and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District to promote Paleontology awareness.  To learn more, contact Lisa Gilbert, BLM Ely District archaeologist technician, at 775-289-1862 or

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

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Last updated: 04-20-2015