You get to spend a week hunting for dinosaur bones with guides out in the field!
You will be able to keep almost everything that you find. In most cases each participant finds several hundred bone fragments, ten or so mostly complete bones and an occasional tooth and claw.
There aren't many cooler things you can say than "Hey, want to look at my fossil collection? It's a hobby." At least, that's what we would like to think.
This ranch will provide collectors with an excellent opportunity to obtain articulated specimens that they can keep such as Oreodonts and giant tortoises
Staff week with students, no collecting.
This is a very good Lance formation ranch with abundant Triceratops material, plant fossils, invertebrates and petrified wood. One day will be spent on a massive, brand-new Oligocene ranch south of Newcastle.
New Oligicene Ranch
This truly superb Oligocene ranch produced exceptional finds in 2020. The discoveries included numerous tortoises, oreodonts, camels, giant pigs, rhinos of all sizes, saber cats, horses, deer, an assortment of other smaller animals, and even a 4 inch duck egg.
This is an excellent Lance Formation, Cretaceous ranch. It covers over 30,000 acres and has been very productive. It will be covered in one week. In addition, one day will be spent on the above mentioned Oligocene ranch.
This week we will be prospecting on several new Lance formation ranches neighboring the ranch session 4. These properties cover an area of 33,000 acres. We will also prospect on the above referenced Oligocene ranch for one day.
This week we will be prospecting on previously uncollected areas of the above-mentioned ranch. There will also be one day of Oligocene collecting as well.
This week we will be collecting on several brand-new Lance formation ranches, located in the same area. These ranches collectively cover more than 15,000 acres and are totally new to Paleo Prospectors. There will be one day of Oligocene collecting as well.