TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

SCIENCE AND RESEARCH ON PUBLIC LANDS

The fossil ferns of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, and their paleoclimatological implications

Sidney Ash

A marine K/T boundary in Badlands National Park: Geologic and paleontologic implications

John A. Chamberlain, Dennis O. Terry, Philip W. Stoffer and Martin A. Becker

The first record of bird eggs from the Early Oligocene (Orellan) of North America

Robert M. Chandler and William P. Wall

Cretaceous elasmobranchs of the Greenhorn Formation (Late Cenomanian - Middle Turonian), western South Dakota

David J. Cicimurri

An unusual tetrapod track morphology from the Permian Coconino Sandstone, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Adrian P. Hunt and Vincent L. Santucci

Dinosaur trackway from the Ferron Sandstone Member of the Mancos Shale Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of central Utah

Ramal Jones

Restoration of Late Triassic landscapes at the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

Spencer G. Lucas

The Fish Creek Canyon ichnofauna: A Pliocene (Blancan) vertebrate footprint assemblage from Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California

Paul Remeika

A craniodental interpretation of the dietary habits of Poebrotherium wilsoni (Camelidae) from the Oligocene of Badlands National Park, South Dakota

William P. Wall and Jacqueline A. Hauptman

PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Baseline mapping of fossil bone beds at Badlands National Park

Rachel C. Benton, Emmett Evanoff, Carrie L. Herbel, and Dennis O. Terry, Jr.

The case of "Big Al" the Allosaurus: A study in paleodetective partnerships

Brent H. Breithaupt

Passport-In-Time Microvertebrate Fossil Project at the University of Wyoming Geology Museum: Late Cretaceous Paleontological Resources in the Public Eye

Brent H. Breithaupt

Innovative documentation methodologies in the study of the most extensive dinosaur tracksite in Wyoming

Brent H. Breithaupt, Elizabeth H. Southwell, Thomas L. Adams, and Neffra A. Matthews


Establishing baseline paleontological resource data for research and management needs: Lessons learned from the National Park Service Alaska Region

Anthony R. Fiorillo, Vincent L. Santucci, and Roland A. Gangloff

Fossil sites as National Natural Landmarks: Recognition as an approach to protection of an important resource

Steve Gibbons and H. Gregory McDonald

Paleontological resources management, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California

George T. Jefferson

The fossil record and contemporary problems in ecology: Contributions from semi-deep time

H. Greg McDonald and Daniel J. Chure

Implementing the public trust in paleontological resources

Joseph L. Sax

An inventory of paleontological resources from the national parks and monuments in Colorado

Rebecca L. Scott, Vincent L. Santucci, and Tim Connors

Vertebrate paleontological resources on federal lands: Management principles, proper stewardship, and public opinion

Ted J. Vlamis