Stephen Rowland In The News

Profile: Stephen Rowland

November 8, 2016
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. A team of researchers from UNLV recently announced the discovery of fossilized footprints 60 million years older than the earliest dinosaurs on a slab of sandstone about 115 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
November 2, 2016
About 290 million years ago, a four-legged reptile with three toes on each of its back feet strolled across the mucky land, the waves of a tidal flat likely lapping near its feet, a new study finds.
January 19, 2016
The Friends of Gold Butte Speaker Series in Mesquite will open a new year on Wednesday night.
November 9, 2015
UNLV paleontologists excavated a mammoth tusk and molar off U.S. 95 in an area not previously known to have fossils.