Selected Rostrum Articles by Dr. Michael Hutchins
Dr. Michael Hutchins, who passed away suddenly in early 2018, contributed significantly to the recent life of the MGS.
Michael, a renowned expert in wildlife management and conservation, took on many important roles in support of
the club. In particular, he was a mainstay for the MGS newsletter, writing many fine articles over the years.
These articles often gave informative accounts of his fossil hunting trips or his visits to natural history museums.
Links to a selection of his articles are provided below.
- Ordovician Fossils in Manitoba, Canada, Rostrum, January, 2009.
- Michigan's Petoskey Stones, Rostrum, May, 2009.
- Return to Wyoming, 2009, Rostrum, September, 2009.
- Fantastic Florissant, Rostrum, November, 2009.
- California Miocene Dreaming, Rostrum, March, 2010.
- The Mississippi Cretaceous, Rostrum,
- A Visit to Olduvai Gorge and the Ngorongoro Crater: Cradle of
Humankind, Rostrum, March, 2011.
- Return to Wyoming 2011, Rostrum, July, 2011.
- Why Collect Fossils?, Rostrum,
- The 'Dinosaurs in Their Time' and 'Pterosaurs: Flight in
the Age of Dinosaurs' ~ Exhibits at the Carnegie Natural History Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, Rostrum, May, 2016.
- The 'Ancient Seas' Exhibit at the Indiana State
Museum, Rostrum, November, 2017.
- Collecting Books on Paleontology, Rostrum,
- Back to the Pleistocene: The 'Ice Age Graveyards' Exhibit
at the Indiana State Museum, Rostrum, January, 2018.