University of Wyoming Cuts Paleontology
This is truly a shame. The museum is not only essential for research, but it is extremely important to public outreach. We are not just talking about scientists losing their jobs, but children and other visitors being deprived of the chance to learn about science. Dinosaur-lovers, especially, will be saddened by this news because the museum is home to the Allosaurus “Big Al” and one of the few Apatosaurus mounts on display anywhere.
ReBecca (“Dinochick”) has been following the developments closely and has listed all the relevant materials to allow you to make a difference. Please sign the petition to keep the museum open and consider contacting the appropriate university administrators. If you are going to help, though, do