Our Family Fun night is full of excitement and extraordinary guests!

Here are a few of our science experts that you can expect on Tuesday, October 25th:

Dennis McQuillan is a geologist who has worked in the environmental field for more than 43 years as a regulator, consultant and educator including service as the Chief Scientist and Mining Commissioner for the New Mexico Environment Department.  Dennis has investigated hundreds of pollution cases, including outbreaks of environmental disease, overseen dozens of cleanup projects, authored many technical and lay-public articles, and is judicially qualified as an expert in state and federal court.  Dennis is the principal of High Desert Science a New Mexico based training and consulting business.  

Courtesy of the Farmington Daily Times, https://www.daily-times.com/

Susan Bednarczyk is an amateur paleontologist and writer with extensive field and science communications experience. She has worked as a volunteer paleontology interpreter for 27 years at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, explaining the scientific history and recent discoveries of tyrannosaurs, titanosaurs, and mosasaurs. Working with world-class paleontologists, she has participated in field work in Mongolia and Wyoming and is an active member of the Society for Vertebrate Paleontology. Since moving to New Mexico, Susan has joined the volunteer teams at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and the Santa Fe Children’s Museum.

At Weird Science program, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science will provide real dinosaur fossils and mind-blowing replicas that Susan will explain. Come prepared with all your dinosaur questions and paleo issues!