University of California Museum of Paleontology The Saurian Expedition of 1905 "...the resurrection call aroused another Saurian from his long sleep."
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UCMP newsletter for May 2009

The online version of the museum's official newsletter.

Students collecting at Longview Ranch, John Day Fossil Beds
UCMP and University of Oregon students at the John Day Fossil Beds, north central Oregon.
Exploring a bit of UCMP in Oregon
No Spring Break at the beach for these UCMP and Integrative Biology students! They endured snow and rain to visit well-known fossil localities in Oregon.

Tiktaalik comes to UCMP
A cast of this important specimen will be put to good use by students in lab courses.

Dawn of a new Cal Day
Multiple museum collaborations, the highlight of this year's Cal Day activities, may be the norm in coming years.

Hot off the press!
Faculty curator Tony Barnosky's new book discusses how global warming is pushing nature itself towards extinction and what we can do to save it.

Tidbits
Notes concerning the people of UCMP

Web notes & Calendar
The latest on the UCMP websites and upcoming events

Friends of UCMP
UCMP benefactors

Past issues
Online newsletters from September 1999 to present

Photo by Sarah Werning