It's Dues Time!

UFOP Chapters in Salt Lake City, Vernal, St. George, and Moab, Utah are collecting  dues for 2019. There are dues options for indivduals, students, and families. You can pay dues online by clicking on the button below.

Utah Friends of Paleontology supports The Utahraptor Project,
a project to scientifically prepare a treasure trove
of Utahraptor fossils contained in a huge block of petrified quicksand. Learn more about the Utahraptor Project here, and please help raise funds for the project at:


Wednesday, April 17
Southwest Chapter Meeting

Our speaker of the evening will be Robyn L. Henderek, Physical Scientist in the Resource Management and Research Division comprising Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks and Pipe Spring National Monuments.

7:00 pm in Room 128 of DSU's Snow Science Building -ground floor. Free and open to the public.


April 16-20
12th Annual Meeting of the Association for Materials and Methods in Paleontology

Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Hays, Kansas. For details and registration see: https://paleomethods.org/events



Wednesday, April 24
Gastonia Chapter Meeting

The UFOP Gastonia Chapter will meet April 24th at 6:00 PM in Zions Bank, Moab.  Our speaker will be Josh Smith, presenting "Evidence of a large, long-lived lake in the upper Navajo Sandstone"

Free and open to the public.


Thursday, May 9
Great Basin Chapter Meeting

Speaker to be announced.

Thursday, May 9, 7:00 PM at the Department of Natural Resources Auditorium — 1594 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. Free and open to the public.

May 30 - June 2
11th Conference on Fossils Resources

Tate Geological Museum, Casper, Wyoming. For details see: http://publicfossils.org/11th-conference-on-fossil-resources/


June 7-9, 2019
UFOP Annual Meeting in Moab, Utah

We have speakers selected and field trips planned for the 2019 UFOP Annual Meeting in Moab, Utah. Registration is now available online. Hurry and arrange accommodations for that popular location. We're posting details on our Annual Meetings page so please visit that page for more information.


October 9 - 12, 2019
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) 78th Annual Meeting, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

For details see:

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