Posted 2/28/2011 12:02 AM by Logan Ivy | Comments
Sediments from the Pleistocene Snowmass Village site are being
washed through fine mesh screens and the material stopped by the
screens is being picked through to find small fossil animals.
This work is being perfomed by the volunteers and they are
finding rodent teeth, amphibian bones, insect parts, and fish
bones, among other items. These fossils will help provide a
picture of the ecology of the site when the large mammals were