About Us

The Big Horn Basin Foundation was established in 1995 as a non-profit 501(c) 3 as a subsidiary of the Wyoming Dinosaur Center, dedicated to geological and paleontological research and education. The BHBF offers various programs throughout the year that broaden learning in the earth sciences which excite minds of all ages and encourage further discovery. Working in conjunction with the Wyoming Dinosaur Center, the Big Horn Basin Foundation provides outstanding, hands-on paleontological experiences that are engaging and enjoyable for all ages.

Mission Statement:

To discover, preserve, study and interpret geological and paleontological materials with the emphasis on the State of Wyoming.

To present and exhibit our findings for the benefit of all.

To advance the fields of geology and paleontology by promoting cooperation among researchers and institutions.

To foster the education of students, professionals and the general public.