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North Dakota Geological Survey

November 26, 2018
North Dakota Geological Survey paleontologists Clint Boyd, center, and Jeff Person, right, lead a fossil dig near Medora on July 12, 2017, with biology students from Century High School and Legacy High School. The popular program is expanding in 2019. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Popular North Dakota fossil dig program expands
November 26, 2018 - 6:25am
August 25, 2018
Ned Kruger, left, and Levi Moxness, of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Geological Survey, collect sand samples from state land in Billings County. Courtesy of the North Dakota Geological Survey
Geologists study ND sand for use in fracking
August 25, 2018 - 5:46pm
August 17, 2017
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North Dakota was once home to giant sea creatures, and fossil hunters from all over are helping dig them up
August 17, 2017 - 7:41am
July 26, 2016
Becky Barnes, paleontologist, holds a Pachycephalosaurus foam skull used for educational purposes. Educational fossils and research fossils are housed in the basement of the Heritage Center in Bismarck. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults)
North Dakota paleontologists have thousands of fossils for research and education
July 26, 2016 - 9:19pm
June 29, 2016
The North Dakota Geological Survey hosts public fossil digs like the one currently happening in the Dickinson area. Left, Rachel Ford along with her mother Trissa, middle, participate in the public digs every year. Senior Paleontologist Clint Boyd and Paleontologist Jeff Person facilitate the digs. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults)
North Dakota paleontologists provide public fossil digs in state
June 29, 2016 - 9:07pm
September 23, 2015

The pachycephalosaurus sculpture stands outside of the Dakota Dinosaur Museum on Wednesday in Dickinson. The museum owners are negotiating with the city of Dickinson to sell the museum and some of the contents. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults )
Dakota Dinosaur Museum sale negotiations ongoing with city
September 23, 2015 - 11:54pm
August 12, 2015
This jawbone of the Glasbius twitchelli, a mouse-sized marsupial that lived more than 65 million years ago, was discovered in southwest North Dakota. (Submitted Photo)
Intern discovers rare fossil in Marmath
August 12, 2015 - 11:11pm
Summer public fossil digs announced
February 12, 2014 - 3:41pm