Stephen Rowland In The News

Profile: Stephen Rowland

August 14, 2017
In his recent trip to Nevada, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spent a few hours in one of our newest national monuments — Gold Butte, where he viewed Native American rock art threatened by vandals, hiking trails that offer countless opportunities for exploration and fragile desert plants and wildlife native to only this region.
May 18, 2017
Tens of thousands of Americans recently marched and rallied in support of evidence-based science and the acknowledgment of human-caused climate change. It was a good start toward the goal of bringing honest, science-based policymaking back into our government.
April 5, 2017
UNLV researchers are excavating a remote undisclosed site in Nye County after remains of a Columbian Mammoth were discovered. For the past five months, a team of faculty and students at UNLV have made the two-hour trip to learn more about the discovery of intact mammoth tusks dating back more than 20,000 years.
April 4, 2017
On a chalky, windblown mound about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas, researchers brush and chisel away dirt surrounding a pair of curved tusks sticking straight down into the ground.
March 24, 2017
Nevada drivers could soon be able to show off their support for the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument under a bill introduced Thursday.
March 3, 2017
A prehistoric discovery in Southern Nevada may be one of the oldest finds in state history. For the first time, an artist rendering commissioned by a team of researchers shows what the creature might have looked like.
March 1, 2017
Roughly 290 million years before rancher Cliven Bundy brought international attention to the Gold Butte area, an early reptile the size of a baby crocodile left its own lasting impressions there.
November 23, 2016
wo local hikers made a surprising discovery east of Lake Mead -- ancient reptile footprints. The fossils are believed to be dated back 290 million years ago, but their findings are just now coming to light after more a recent, detailed study was released last week to the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology in Salt Lake City.