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State-Approved Museums and Repositories – 11th Confab
What should you do to care for your State-owned fossil (either animal or botanical)?
What should you do to care for your State-owned fossil (either animal or botanical)? How should you manage these important collections? When should you call a conservator, a processional paleontologist, or a fossil preparer? These and many other fossil questions will be addressed in this special paleontological presentation and discussion Confab. Find the guidance you need for your repository’s fossils.
Kristen MacKenzie MS, Earth Sciences Collections Manager Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS). Before arriving at the DMNS, Kristen worked as the assistant collections manager in vertebrate paleontology at the Florida Museum of Natural History. She has also worked as a collections assistant (fossil collections) at Oregon’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History and the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.
Nicole Neu-Yagle MS, Earth Sciences Assistant Collections Manager Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS). Nicole Neu-Yagle manages the paleobotany, invertebrate paleontology, rock, mineral, and meteorite collections at the Museum. Her MS thesis research focused on Paleocene mammals.