Pioneer Trails Regional Museum

Log Number: IGSM-251791-OMS-22

The Pioneer Trails Regional Museum will improve the management and care of its fossil collections and provide greater accessibility for both staff and the public. The project will focus on over 50,000 specimens from the Hell Creek site, which includes fossils that help detail the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event and recovery. The museum’s paleontology curator will work with volunteers and seasonal curatorial assistants to conduct a complete inventory, rehouse, and photograph specimens, and input associated data into a collections database. The collections database will include digitized images of the fossil collection and be searchable online for easy access and use.