Our museums will be closed until further notice to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Our first priority is the well-being and safety of our guests, staff and volunteers. Stay up to date with NHMLAC's response to COVID-19.​​​ Nuestros museos estarán cerrados hasta nuevo aviso para minimizar la propagación del COVID-19. Ve la respuesta de NHMLAC ante el coronavirus (COVID-19).

Carrie Howard

Lead Preparator, Rancho La Brea

Ms. Howard came to Rancho La Brea with a BA in Earth Sciences and Anthropology from UC Santa Cruz and a love for geology, fossils, and photography. She started as a volunteer in the Fossil Lab and at the Project 23 Excavation in 2009, and soon became a staff excavator.  She worked at the excavation site for several years and now works on digitization projects in the collections and in the field through photography, photogrammetry, and 3D surface scanning, while also overseeing the photography and data collection at the Project 23 daily excavation site.

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