Fossil Clubs & Societies


 

Alabama Paleontological Society

Birmingham, AL

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Birmingham Zoo

Contact: Ashley Allen (President)

Email: ichnofossil@yahoo.com

Website: alabamapaleo.org

Facebook: facebook.com/groups/504336049576628/?fref=ts

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Paleontological Society

Borrego Springs, CA

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Contact: Michael Guberek (volunteer)

Email: mguberek@globalimaging.com

Website: anzaborregopaleo.org/

Calvert Marine Museum Fossil Club

Solomons, MD

Meetings: quarterly

Venue: Calvert Marine Museum

Contact: Mike Ellwood (President)

Email: mellwood@comcast.net

Website: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/exhibits/paleontology-fossil-club.php

Blog: calvertmarinemuseumpaleontology.wordpress.com/

Facebook: facebook.com/CMMFossilClub

 

Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society, Fossil Study Group

Colorado Springs, CO

Meetings: monthly

VenueL Senior Center, Colorado Springs

Contact: Mike Nelson (Leader)

Email: csrockguy@yahoo.com

Website: csms-web.org/

 

Dallas Paleontological Society

Dallas, TX

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Brookhaven College Geotechnology Institute (BCGI), Building H

3939 Valley View Lane. Farmers Branch, Dallas, TX  75244-4997

Contact: Rocky Manning

Email: president@dallaspaleo.org

Website: dallaspaleo.org/

Facebook: facebook.com/groups/221569224819/

 

Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

Philadelphia, PA

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Academy of Natural Sciences

Email: dvpsnews@gmail.com

Website: dvps.org/

Facebook: facebook.com/DVPSPALEO

 

Dry Dredgers

Cincinnati, OH

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Braunstein Hall, University of Cincinnati

Contact: Jack Kallmeyer (President)

Email: paleojack@fuse.net

Website: drydredgers.org/

Facebook: facebook.com/dry.dredgers

Twitter: twitter.com/drydredgers

 

Earth Science Club of Northern Illinois, Paleontology Group

Downers Grove, IL

Meetings: varies

Venue: College of DuPage

Contact: John Good

Email: esconi@hotmail.com

Website: esconi.org/

Facebook: facebook.com/ESCONI.fb

 

Florida Fossil Hunters

Orlando, FL

Meetings: bi-monthly

Venue: Orlando Science Center

Contact: Russell Brown (President)

Email: info@floridafossilhunters.com

Website: floridafossilhunters.com

Facebook: facebook.com/groups/398135392386

 

Florida Paleontological Society

Gainesville, FL

Meetings: twice per year

Venue: various

Contact: Paul Roth (President)

Email: fps@flmnh.ufl.edu

Website: floridapaleosociety.com

Facebook: facebook.com/pages/The-Florida-Paleontological-Society/181080143755

 

Fossil Club of Lee County

Fort Myers, FL

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Zion Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall

Contact: Louis Stieffel (President)

Email: cape187@earthlink.net

Website: fcolc.com

 

Fossils for Fun

Sacramento, CA

Meetings: monthly

Venue: The Women’s Thursday Club, Fair Oaks, CA

Contact: Vicki Black

Email: gvblack@peoplepc.com

Website: fossilsforfun.org

 

Friends of Stonerose

Republic, WA

Contact: Michael Sternberg

Email: srfossils@rcabletv.com

Website: stonerosefossil.org

 

Friends of the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology

Ann Arbor, MI

Meetings: monthly

Venue: University of Michigan Museum of Natural History

Contact: David Clark (president)

Email: drc040876@gmail.com

Website: lsa.umich.edu/paleontology/about/friendsoftheuniversityofmichiganmuseumofpaleontology

Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-the-University-of-Michigan-Museum-of-Paleontology/258195994263735

 

Garden Park Paleo Society

Cañon City, CO

Contact: Patricia Monaco

Email: pat4paleo@gmail.com

 

Kansas Missouri Paleontological Society

Parkville, MO

Venue: Park University

Contact: Ken Stalder (president)

Email: kstalder@kc.rr.com

Website: www.ksmopaleo.org/index.html

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ksmopaleo

 

Kentucky Paleontological Society

Lexington, KY

Meetings: monthly

Venue: University of Kentucky

Contact: Dan Phelps (president)

Email: edrioasteroid@msn.com

Website: www.uky.edu/OtherOrgs/KPS/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/44528481505/?fref=ts

 

Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society

Springfield, IL

Meetings: monthly

Contact: Ed Wagner (president)

Email: loesseditor@gmail.com

Website: www.amfed.org/mwf/states/Illinois/LincolnOrbit.html

Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/212573155665/?fref=ts

 

Manasota Fossil Club

Tellevast, FL

Meetings: Las Palmas Clubhouse, Venice

Contact: William Howat

Email: bills_jewelry@yahoo.com

Website: www.home.comcast.net/~ccopas/manasota.htm

 

Maryland Geological Society

Baltimore, MD

Meetings: bi-monthly

Venue: Bowie Community Center, Bowie MD

Contact: Rick Smith (president)

Email: rick.smith.mgs@gmail.com

Website: www.ecphora.net/mgs/

 

Mid-American Paleontology Society

Cedar Rapids, IA

Meetings: varies

Venue: various

Contact: Gil Norris

Email: gilnorris@mchsi.com

Website: www.midamericapaleo.org/

 

New Mexico Friends of Paleontology

Albuquerque, NM

Contact: Lannois Neely

Email: lfneely@aol.com

 

North America Research Group

Hillsboro, OR

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals

Contact: Aaron Currier (President)

Email: fossils@curriergraphics.com

Website: www.narg-online.com

North Carolina Fossil Club

Raleigh, NC

Meetings: bi-monthly

Venue: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Contact: Linda McCall (President)

Email: lndmccall02@yahoo.com

Website: www.ncfossilclub.org/

 

Northwest Paleontological Association

Seattle, WA

Meetings: Second Saturday of January, March, May, July, September and November

Venue: Burke Museum

Contact: Paul Kester (President)

Email: pkester@comcast.net

Website: nwpaleo.org

 

Paleontological Society of Austin

Austin, TX

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Austin Gem and Mineral Society

Contact: Erich Rose (President)

Email: president@austinpaleo.org

Website: www.austinpaleo.org

 

Protectors of Tule Springs

Las Vegas, NV

Email: protectorsoftulesprings@gmail.com

Website: www.tulespringslv.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/protectorsoftulesprings/?fref=ts

 

Rochester Academy of Science, Genesee Valley Fossil Section

Rochester, NY

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Brighton Town Hall

Contact: John Handley (director)

Email: jhandley@rochester.rr.com

Website: www.rasny.org/fossil

 

Southern California Paleontological Society

Los Angeles, CA

Meetings: monthly

Venue: George C. Page Museum

Email: socalpaleo@yahoo.com

Website: www.sites.google.com/site/scpaleo/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Southern-California-Paleontological-Society/132341426835830?fref=ts

 

Southwest Florida Fossil Society

Port Charlotte, FL

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Edison State College, Punta Gorda, FL

President: Chuck Ferrara (president)

Email: ferrara_307@hotmail.com

Website: www.southwestfloridafossilclub.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/SouthWest-Florida-Gem-Mineral-Fossil-Club/332948296723241?fref=ts

 

Southwest Paleontological Society

Mesa, AZ

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Arizona Museum of Natural History

Contact: Sherman Mohler (President)

Email: sherman@seedsforlearning.com

Website: www.swpaleosociety.com/

 

Special Friends of the Aurora Fossil Museum

Aurora, NC

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Aurora Fossil Museum

Contact: Lee Cone (president)

Email: lcone@windstream.net

Website: www.aurorafossilmuseum.com/

 

Tampa Bay Fossil Club

Tampa, FL

Meetings: monthly

Venue: University of South Florida

Contact: Mike Searle (President)

Email: president@tampabayfossilclub.com

Website: www.tampabayfossilclub.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/101885010957/?fref=ts

 

West Virginia Fossil Club

Alma, WV

Meetings: monthly

Venue: Eat ‘n Park, Bridgeport, WV

Contact: Pamela Butcheck (President)

Email: WVfossilclub@gmail.com

Website: www.westvirginiafossilclub.com

 

Western Interior Paleontological Society

Denver, CO

Meetings: monthly September through May

Venue: Denver Museum of Natural History

Contact: Thomas Nolan

Email: tomcnolan@q.com

Website: www.westernpaleo.org/