Utah Friends of Paleontology
Annual Meeting

Green River, Utah
April 13 through April 15, 2018

Utah Friends of Paleontology Great Basin Chapter and the John Wesley Powell River History Museum are proud to host the 2018 Annual Meeting of Utah Friends of Paleontology.

The meeting will feature paleontology field talks at quarry sites in fossil beds near Green River, Utah. The event will feature dinner at the iconic Ray's Tavern. Please prepare for all types of weather. Field trip destinations may change due to road conditions.


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Friday April 13, 2018

1:30 pm - Meet at eastbound Crescent Junction rest area on I-70, just before the Moab exit for tour of the Stikes Quarry below Utahraptor Ridge north of Arches with Jim Kirkland, Utah State Paleontologist. Folks coming from the west or from Moab will meet the caravan at 2:00 pm on Hwy. 191 at the turn off to BLM road 144 as indicated on this map: https://bit.ly/2GJ6huf You can send the map to the Google Maps navigation app on your device from the link.

6:00 pm - Welcome reception at the Savage Territory Gallery in the Midland Hotel, 110 South Broadway, Green River, Utah.

Saturday April 14, 2018

At the John Wesley Powell Museum River History Museum 1765 Main St., Green River, Utah

9:00 am - 9:45 am - Board meeting

10:00 am - 10:45 am - General meeting

11:00 am - 11:30 pm - Awards

11:30 am - 12:00 pm - Break for lunch

1:30 pm - Meet in front of the John Wesley Powell River History Museum for the field trip South of Green River on the old Hanksville Hwy. Led by Kevin Bylund and Jim Kirkland. This Google Map can be sent to the Google Maps navigation app on your device: https://bit.ly/2EtRT6X

6:00 pm - Dinner at Ray’s Tavern - 25 S Broadway, Green River, UT 84525, 435-564-3511

7:00 pm - Keynote talk by Andre Delgalvis Prospecting in the Triassic and Jurassic Park of Southern Utah.

Sunday April 15, 2018

8:00 am Field Trip across the San Rafael Swell via the Green River Cutoff Road. Meet at Chevron 1775 W Market St., Green River, UT 84525. Link to a Google Map of the route that can be sent to the phone app for navigation: https://bit.ly/2qjjQdN


UFOP Annual Meeting Legacy Information

These legacy information pages contain information about previous UFOP Annual Meetings.

2017 Annual Meeting

2016 Annual Meeting

2015 Annual Meeting

2014 Annual Meeting