Everything Dinosaur Talks | Now Online!
This 12-part public lecture series is meant to introduce visitors and volunteers to the amazing world of dinosaurs! Dinosaur Ridge’s Education Programs Director, Erin LaCount, delivers fun and educational talks about paleontology all year long. Attend as many as you would like in any order. The Spring 2021 series is online. Login information will be sent after registration.
Registration is $2 per person, per talk.
(Current Volunteers can register for free using the Volunteer option in the registration links below)
Please note talks are contingent on 4 or more registrations.
NEW: Entire Dinosaur Talk Series
Register for all 12 talks for $24. Talks are recorded so if you miss one, you can rewatch it at your leisure!
Lectures already started? That’s okay! If you purchase all 12, the lectures are recorded and the purchase will grant you access to all previously recorded lectures!
Login information will be sent after registration.
March 11, 2021 | 10 AM | REGISTER
Talk #6: Thyreophora Part 2 (Ankylosaurs)
This sixth talk focuses on tank dinosaurs—the ankylosaurs.
March 18, 2021 | 10 AM | REGISTER
Talk #7: Iguanodonts
This seventh talk focuses on thumb-spiked dinosaurs—the iguanodonts.
March 25, 2021 | 10 AM | REGISTER
Talk #8: Hadrosaurs
This eighth talk focuses on the duck-billed dinosaurs—hadrosaurs.
April 1, 2021 | 10 AM | REGISTER
Talk #9: Pachycephalosaurs
This ninth talk focuses on the bone-head dinosaurs—pachycephalosaurs.
April 8, 2021 | 10 AM | REGISTER
Talk #10: Ceratopsians
This tenth talk focuses on the horned dinosaurs—ceratopsians.
April 15, 2021 | 10 AM | REGISTER
Talk #11: Archosaurs
This eleventh talk focuses on archosaurs, the crocodilians, pterosaurs, birds, and a bit on the dinosaurs.
April 22, 2021 | 10 AM | REGISTER
Talk #12: Mammals
This twelfth and final talk focuses on prehistoric mammals.
You can still check out these past talks. Just register for all 12 talks for $24. Talks are recorded so if you miss one, you can rewatch it at your leisure! REGISTER
- Talk #1: Paleontology 101
This first talk is about the history of dinosaur paleontology (including the Bone Wars).
- Talk #2: What IS a Dinosaur?
This second talk covers what dinosaurs are and how they fit in the animal family tree. This also covers what are NOT dinosaurs.
- Talk #3: Sauropods
This third talk focuses on long-necked dinosaurs, the sauropods!
- Talk #4: Theropods
This fourth talk focuses on meat-eating dinosaurs – the theropods.
- Talk #5: Thyreophora Part 1 (Stegosaurs)
This fifth talk focuses on a group of dinosaurs with spikes on the tail and plates along their backs—the stegosaurs.