Stories Behind the Objects | Maiasaura: Montana’s State Fossil

Length: 5 minutes. Take a close-up look at a Museum of the Rockies artifact in 5 minutes or less! Brought to you by Lisa Verwys, Collections Manager and Registrar for Cultural History, this series explores the stories behind objects from the museum’s history collections.

Thanks to a dedicated class of sixth-grade students, Montana selected a state fossil in 1985. This week explore why Maiasaura was chosen and how the students got the bill passed.