Events

Darwin Day Celebration

Renowned paleontologist Dr. Randall Irmis will highlight the 2018 Darwin Day Celebration with a free talk on The Rise of Dinosaurs: Evolutionary Success Through Competition or Luck? The event is free and open to the public. It will begin at 2:00 p.m. with food and information tables from the Utah Friends of Paleontology, the Humanists of Utah, the Bureau of Land Management, and others. Dr. James Kirkland, Utah State Paleontologist, will lead tours of the Utah Geological Survey paleontology preparation lab and be available to identify visitor’s fossils. The keynote lecture begins at 4:30 p.m. The event will conclude with the cutting of Darwin’s Birthday Cake for all to share.