2022 NigerHeritage Conference
News from the Washington Post on Niger's incredible patrimony
One of the largest and most ambitious paleontological expeditions is in planning—to collect some 25 tons of dinosaurs and other extinct species in Niger’s Sahara Desert.
NigerHeritage’s innovative museum plans win international recognition.
The 2020 conference brought core committee members from Niger, Paris and DC to Chicago for three full-day planning sessions to reconfigure design and construction elements for new, confirmed location sites.
A paleontological exhibit graces the main hall in Niamey’s new International Airport.
Solving the water source of Green Sahara and discovery of more Spinosaurus remains and new long-necked dinosaurs
Support for the NigerHeritage projects grows, as well-attended public conferences in Niamey and Agadez attest.
Striking new human burials at Gobero and cornucopia of dinosaur discoveries were made across northern Niger on an arduous 2-month archaeological-paleontological expedition.
A second conference was held in Chicago (July 30-August 2, 2018) at the Neubauer Collegium (University of Chicago) to discuss background, plans and options for the various projects encompassed by NigerHeritage.
The first conference was held in Chicago (August 16-17, 2017) at the Neubauer Collegium (University of Chicago) to launch NigerHeritage and discuss background and general plans for its various projects.