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University of Manitoba professor Dr. Kevin Campbell has combined ancient woolly mammoth DNA with modern descendants of those animals!
September 25, 2012
CFDC hosts an exhibit in Winnipeg! See image to the right for the article!
January 13, 2012
Canada's largest collection of marine reptile fossils just grew even larger as the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre recently celebrated a landmark event, as the one-thousandth specimen was formally accessioned into the fossil collection.
July 18, 2011
A major fossil excavation by the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre continues in 2011.
In 2010, the Centre served notice that a massive Xiphactinus fish and Mosasaur skeleton were being unearthed at one of its palaeontological dig sites. The excavation of these skeletons continues with great success and has lead to a number of other significant fossil discoveries in 2011!
July 8, 2011
Lots of DIGGING at the CFDC this SUMMER!
The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre is again realizing great success this summer with its most popular and exciting tourism program, the Fossil Dig Adventure Tours. The program continues to be one of Manitoba’s hottest tourism products!
June 24, 2011
The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre’s seventh annual Summer Day Camp is now underway!
The Summer Day Camp is offered in July and August during the weekdays. A blend of half-day and full day programs are offered for kids in the Pembina Valley and beyond. All programs are fun, educational and affordable!
May 9, 2011
Dig Season Launch set for June 4th
A special event to officially launch the 2011 Dig Season is set to run on June 4th/11 at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre. On Saturday, June 4th/11 from 10am – 5pm, pre-history buffs are invited to a behind-the-scenes look at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre.
April 27, 2011
CFDC on Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet program – May 2/11
A television segment on the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre is soon set to air on the Daily Planet program that’s produced by the Discovery Channel. This program is scheduled to air on Monday, May 2nd at 6pm CT.
Discovery Channel to Visit the CFDC - Again
The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre is preparing to host a film crew from the Discovery Channel again, for the 2nd time in less than a year. On Monday, April 18th a Discovery Channel crew will arrive at the CFDC to film content for an upcoming TV series titled “Reign of the Dinosaurs.”
CFDC Annual General Meeting April 14
The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre will report on the successes of 2010 at its annual general meeting on Thursday, April 14.
Partnership with Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre Inked
The University of Manitoba and the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC) recently signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two organizations work together on a broad array of academic and research programs.
January 21, 2011
Fossil Museum Wins Tourism Awards
MORDEN, Manitoba – The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre has recently received 2 major tourism awards as it continues its climb to become a major tourist attraction in the Province of Manitoba.
January 21, 2011
Enter to Win at the CFDC this Winter
MORDEN, Manitoba – The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre has a number of great prizes up for grabs for visitors this winter.
December 6, 2010
MORDEN, Manitoba – The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre has received an $11,400 grant from the Manitoba Community Service Council (MCSC) to upgrade several valuable pieces of equipment.
November 8, 2010
MORDEN, Manitoba - The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre is partnering with Western School Division to come up with new ways to educate students about the prehistoric world.
October 4, 2010
MORDEN, Manitoba - The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre is offering patrons a new way to get the inside scoop on its collection.
August 19, 2010
MORDEN, Manitoba - The Xiphactinus fish fossil recently discovered by the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre is now on display.
July 16, 2010
MORDEN, Manitoba - Member of Parliament Candice Hoeppner Makes Announcement About the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre.
July 16, 2010
MORDEN, Manitoba – The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre is unearthing one of its biggest fossil finds in years.
July 6, 2010
MORDEN, Manitoba – On Monday, July 12th the production crew from Discovery Channel’s - Daily Planet will be at the Canadian Discovery Centre with Cameras in tow.