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The Mammoth Site® is going behind-the-scenes and showcasing our employees By: Bethany Cook

Published on March 10, 2016 under Current Research
The Mammoth Site® is going behind-the-scenes and showcasing our employees By: Bethany Cook

The Mammoth Site® is going behind-the-scenes and showcasing our employees. We would like to introduce Monica Bugbee, Fossil Preparator. June 2016 will mark five years at the Site for Monica. Monica’s earned a Bachelor of Science in Archaeological Science from Penn State University and she is currently working on a Masters in Cultural Resource Management Archaeology at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.

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Monica came to The Mammoth Site in 2011 as an intern. A position for Fossil Preparator came open and she applied and was hired January 2012.

I was able to sit and interview Monica and ask her some questions about her career at The Mammoth Site and her life outside the Site.

What is your favorite part about The Mammoth Site?

“I love the history of The Mammoth Site, how a small local organization expanded to a world renowned facility, and how it continues to expand in new ways today.”

What do you enjoy most about your work?

“I enjoy getting to work on new specimens that have just been excavated from the Bonebed, bones that have never been seen by humans until our excavators exposed them. You never know what you are going to get!”

Monica

What are your hobbies?

“Hiking, fishing, drawing, and painting.”