"An excellent practical exposure to how paleontology is 'done.' The
whole spectrum is available, from prospecting, through extraction and
retrieval to preparation of fossils for exhibition - including making casts and molds."
"There are many reasons I participate each summer; the sheer beauty of
the Badlands, the amazing people I get to meet and work with, and the
satisfaction that my summer vacation was not spent being lazy. But what it
comes down to is that first time you're out in the field working a dig site
and you uncover the fossilized bone of an animal that died over 65 million
years ago and you're the first human being to touch it!"
"I have had some pretty exciting moments working in the entertainment business, but few can compare to standing on an 18-inch ledge, 75 feet in the air...digging a Torosaurus out of the side of a hill. MRF: They give new meaning to 'How I spent my summer vacation!'"
"A life long dream of finding a dinosaur skeleton came true while on a MRF dig in 2006. It was a fantastic experience to learn from the professional MRF staff the techniques in excavating and preparing a fossil skeleton, especially one which was personally discovered."
"It was the adventure of a lifetime!"
"I had the best time in ND. I would love to go back and find more fossils and bones. Thank you MRF I will see you next year! Check out this page for more North High School dinosaur pictures."