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University Record: New Camp Davis Cabins

Camp Davis Rocky Mountain Field Station in Wyoming will have 30 new cabins to accommodate 120 campers by the summer of 2019. The $6.5 million project was approved by the university's Board of Regents during its meeting Thursday.

mLive: University of Michigan plans to build 30 cabins near Yellowstone Park

The 120-acre facility, which is owned and operated by UM and managed by the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, offers courses in geology, environmental science and the humanities.

Ancient Mammoth Bones Marked by Human Butchering Found in Michigan

Daniel Fisher, professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and director of the Paleontology Museum, explains the importance of a second dig for mammoth bones on a farm near Chelsea.

A U-M news video of the skull and two attached tusks being hoisted from the muddy excavation pit with a backhoe on October 1, 2015, has been viewed more than 875,000 times on YouTube. 
The Original Excavation, Oct. 2015:
The Bristle Mammoth Exhibit: