Update on Events for the week of 8/12/2019 – Bonini Cabin Dedication and Annual Alumni Day and Open House. ONGOING – THE RESTORE YBRA FUND, BONINI FAMILY FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE This fundraising challenge is intended to support the upkeep of student and faculty cabins at camp. The Family will match dollar-for-dollar the first $10,000 in donations … Read more
Beartooth Geology & Ecology Tour with Experts SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2019 AT 8:30AMTOUR RETURNS AROUND 5PMThe Carbon County Historical Society in Red Lodge Montana is gearing up for their annual Ecology and Geology Tour of the Beartooth Highway. YBRA Councilors Onboard Since 1996, YBRA councilor, Dr. Phil Robertson, has led one-day excursions exploring the wonders … Read more
Director Kirk Johnson of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History keynotes the YBRA Industry Day, August 15th 2017. Mr. Johnson is an alumni of YBRA and recent host of the PBS Nova series “Making North America.” RSVP’s are being accepted here. Industry & community guests must have an RSVP!
Summer 2017 season is fast approaching here at YBRA and we could not be more excited for what it will bring! New students, new research, new building projects, and of course, the same great rocks and views at your favorite field station. The … Read more
William E. “Bill” Bonini, 90, of Princeton, NJ passed away Tuesday, December 13. Students, colleagues and friends lost a teacher, mentor and loved one; he died peacefully with family at his side. To read the official obituary please follow this link. In honor of Bill and his dedication to geoscience education and research, a Memorial … Read more
YBRA had a strong presence at the Geological Society of America’s national meeting this past week in Denver, CO. New students, academics, and industry professionals learned about our 80 year old operation in the Beartooths. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth! YBRA Alumni from every decade and all over the world re-connected at … Read more
Last week we hosted three separate events to help celebrate our 80th year of operation. We hosted our first New Projects Design Charrette, 3rd Annual Industry Day, and 80th Anniversary Open House! New Projects Design Charrette A Charrette is a collaborative-administrative meeting to discuss planning of major building projects and updates for the coming years. … Read more
Paleontologist/Geologist Kirk Johnson, the Smithsonian’s Sant Director of the National Museum of Natural History and Will Clyde, professor of geology at the University of New Hampshire which recently led the Bighorn Basin Coring project, visited the Buffalo Bill Center of the West today in Cody, WY. Their book, Ancient Wyoming: a dozen lost worlds based … Read more
The season so far has been great. Montclair State NJ, University of Wisconsin Plattville, Penn State and University of Houston are the schools here up till now, Southern Illinois University will arrive on Sunday. Looking forward to seeing New Jersey State Museum, Ohio State, The Woods Project, Lancaster County Conservancy and Roger Williams University.