It’s Time to Hit the Trail at TUSK!

It’s Time to Hit the Trail at TUSK!

The Aliante Loop Temporary Trail is now open at Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument (TUSK)! Follow the markers to navigate the roughed-in trail to waypoints with QR codes linking to interpretative content of the sights along the 3.25 miles of desert terrain....

Big Dig Bigwig – Meet Vance Haynes!

Big Dig Bigwig – Meet Vance Haynes!

Save the date for a special reception honoring C. Vance Haynes Jr.! Monday, January 24, 2022 Vance was a geologist on site during the 1962-63 Big Dig. He is a well-respected archaeologist, geologist and author who specializes in the archaeology of the American...

Unbridled Passion for our Park: Meet the Horse Patrol!

Unbridled Passion for our Park: Meet the Horse Patrol!

Do you like horses, yay or neigh? Well the Protectors sure do! Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument (TUSK) recently launched the Tule Springs Fossil Beds Mounted Horse Patrol Volunteer Program to complement and expand park services to the front country trails....

Our Dogs Are BARKing!

Our Dogs Are BARKing!

As part of a National Park Service program, Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument had a swearing in ceremony in February for a very special pack of volunteers – our B.A.R.K. Rangers! The B.A.R.K. Rangers’ commitment includes: Bag your pet’s waste Always leash...

Welcome to our New TUSK Superintendent!

Welcome to our New TUSK Superintendent!

We were thrilled to see this news release about the new TUSK superintendent issued by the National Park Service on May 6. Welcome Superintendent Carter! The National Park Service has selected Derek Carter to serve as the superintendent of Tule Springs Fossil Beds...

May Membership Meeting CANCELED

May Membership Meeting CANCELED

MEETING CANCELED The Protectors of Tule Springs membership meeting scheduled for May 26, 2020 has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope all of the Protectors and their families are staying safe and well. To reach us for any reason,...

ICYMI: National Recognition for Protectors Volunteers!

ICYMI: National Recognition for Protectors Volunteers!

Protectors of Tule Springs receives prestigious George and Helen Hartzog Award presented by National Park Service for volunteer efforts supporting Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument. After receiving the regional award this summer, Protectors of Tule Springs...

NV Energy Donation to Help Fund Monumental Mammoth Plaza

NV Energy Donation to Help Fund Monumental Mammoth Plaza

At Protectors' January meeting, NV Energy kicked off 2020 with a generous $40,000 donation to kick start the Monumental Mammoth Plaza at the soon-to-be Ice Age Fossils State Park. The display area will feature the Monumental Mammoth sculpture surrounded by native...

Next Membership Meeting January 28

Next Membership Meeting January 28

Don't miss the next Protectors of Tule Springs membership meeting on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. 6-7:30 p.m. Sun City Aliante Community Center, Vista Room 7394 Aliante Parkway, just off the northern 215 beltway North Las Vegas 89084 Our featured speakers will be: Keiba...

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