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Everything Dinosaur Talks

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This 12-part public lecture series is meant to introduce visitors and volunteers to the amazing world of dinosaurs! Dinosaur Ridge’s Education Programs Director, Erin LaCount, delivers fun and educational talks about paleontology all year long.  Attend as many as you would like in any order.

February 12 | 6-7:30pm  |  Register Talk #1
Talk #1: Paleontology 101 — This first talk is about the history of dinosaur paleontology (including the Bone Wars).

February 18 | 10-11:30am  |  Register Talk #7 
Talk #7: Iguanodonts — This seventh talk focuses on thumb-spiked dinosaurs—the iguanodonts.

February 25 | 10-11:30am  |  Register Talk #8
Talk #8: Hadrosaurs — This eighth talk focuses on the duck-billed dinosaurs—hadrosaurs.

February 26  |  6-7:30pm  |  Register Talk #2
Talk #2: What IS a Dinosaur? — This second talk covers what dinosaurs are and how they fit in the animal family tree. This also covers what are NOT dinosaurs.

March 3 | 10-11:30am  |  Register Talk #9
Talk #9: Ceratopsians — This ninth talk focuses on the horned dinosaurs—ceratopsians.

March 10 | 10-11:30am  |  Register Talk #10
Talk #10: Pachycephalosaurs — This tenth talk focuses on the bone-head dinosaurs—pachycephalosaurs.

March 17 | 10-11:30am  |  Register Talk #11
Talk #11: Archosaurs — This eleventh talk focuses on archosaurs, the crocodilians, pterosaurs, birds, and a bit on the dinosaurs.

March 24 | 10-11:30am  |  Register Talk #12
Talk #12: Mammals — This twelfth and final talk focuses on prehistoric mammals.

March 25  |  6-7:30pm  |  Register Talk #3
Talk #3: Sauropods — This third talk focuses on long-necked dinosaurs,