Category Archives: Dinosaurs and Fossils

The Northern Fossil Trail

The Peace Country is a hotspot for dinosaur discovery these days, but we have lots of other remarkable fossils to see as well.  If you are looking for some excitement and exploration this summer, why not head out on the … Continue reading

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The Future of the Past

People have always come to the Peace Country for the space and the natural potential of this region.  The value of the land, above and below the surface, is obvious – but of course all eyes have a slightly different … Continue reading

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Peace Region Dinosaurs

Long before the Peace Country was the Peace Country as we know it, other inhabitants roamed these rocks.  And became rocks themselves.  So which species actually lived here?  Which ones left fossils behind so we know for sure they were … Continue reading

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Local Dinosaurs in the News

The Peace Country seems always to have something to contribute to the study of dinosaurs these days.  Check out these two articles: First, the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in Wembley, near the Pipestone Creek Pachyrhinosaurus bone bed was chosen … Continue reading

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Dino Skin Discovery

Months of work on a 2011 dinosaur find near Grande Prairie have paid off in an important way: this Edmontosaurus skull came complete with a well-preserved comb of flesh that could change the way we picture the giant prehistoric beasts. … Continue reading

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Spirit River Makes Maclean’s

Well, we’ve officially hit the big time.  Spirit River has found an inch in Maclean’s magazine!  Because of the dinosaur, of course.  Follow the link and scroll down to Fossils Over Fuel to read all about it. Speaking of the … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Discovery Near Spirit River

On October 1st, a backhoe operator working at a site near Spirit River moved some earth and exposed what would be revealed to be a beautifully preserved tail section of a hadrosaur. A team of experts from the Royal Tyrrell … Continue reading

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