In the early 1990s, a group of elementary school students in Washington noticed an important piece of their state's history was missing.
A labor of love! Burke paleontologists take steps to preserve the South Lake Union mammoth tusk.
Rock exposures are rare in the icy wastes of Antarctica, but they are the only places where finding fossils is possible.
Washington state is home to a wide variety of fossils. Best of all, there age has several fossil sites that are open to the public!