Stephen Rowland In The News

K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
April 28, 2022
A mammoth discovered several years ago 30 miles northwest of Pahrump provides the first-known proof of Ice Age animals in the Amargosa Valley area.
K.V.V.U. T.V. Fox 5
April 1, 2021
One local lawmaker wants to take federally protected land on the eastside of the Las Vegas Valley near Henderson and step up conservation and recreation there to create something akin to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
October 22, 2020
Hikers stumbled upon the oldest vertebrate footprints ever discovered in the Grand Canyon.
K.T.N.V. T.V. ABC 13
August 26, 2020
A rock tumble at the Grand Canyon revealed fossil footprints that researchers say are among the oldest in the park.
Las Vegas Sun
August 26, 2020
Fossilized animal tracks discovered in the Grand Canyon were likely left by a reptile some 313 million years ago, among the oldest found on Earth, a UNLV professor said.
Epoch Times
August 26, 2020
Finding fossil footprints at the Grand Canyon isn’t particularly unusual. The expansive stretch of red rock is home to an array of formations containing preserved remains of the past.
Smithsonian Magazine
August 25, 2020
Geologist Allan Krill was hiking along the Grand Canyon National Park’s Bright Angel Trail with a group of students in 2016 when he spotted it: a fallen boulder lying just off the side of the trail, with curious markings that resembled footprints. Krill, who was visiting the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) from Norway, sent photos of his find to an old friend and colleague, Stephen Rowland, a UNLV paleontologist.
Arizona Republic
August 25, 2020
A new research paper led by paleontologist Steve Rowland at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas analyzes this chance find of two sets of footprints (also called trackways) on the same rock that are potentially both from the same unknown species.