Category: Events

June 28 — Gastonia Chapter Meeting with Julia McHugh and Joshua Hansen

Julia McHugh from Museums of Western Colorado will give a talk comparing results from quarries in WY, CO and UT including the Dalton Wells site within Utahraptor State Park. Also, Park Manager Joshua Hansen from Utahraptor State Park discussing current plans and new funding. Join us at Gastonia Chapter’s Monthly Meeting, Wednesday June 28, 6:00 p.m. at Moab’s Grand Center.

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May 23 — Castle Country Chapter Meeting — Talk by Dr. Ryan King

The next meeting of the Castle Country Chapter of UFOP will be next Tuesday, May 23 at 7 pm in the Prehistoric Museum classroom. Our speaker will be Dr. Ryan King, adjunct professor at Western Colorado University. His presentation is titled: “The Role of Trace Fossil Analysis in Deciphering Mesozoic Paleoecology in the U.S. Western Interior”.

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March 28 — Castle Country Chapter Meeting — Talk by Dr. Michael D’Emic

Our next meeting of the Castle Country Chapter of Utah Friends of Paleontology will be next Tuesday, March 28th at 7 pm in the Prehistoric Museum classroom. Our guest speaker will be visiting researcher Dr. Michael D’Emic, Associate Professor at Adelphi University. Dr. D’Emic’s presentation is titled:

“The Evolution and Development of Gigantic and Miniature Theropod Dinosaurs.”

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Photo of Masters student Colin Boisvert with yellow fall leaves behind him

February 9 — Great Basin Chapter Meeting — Talk by Colin Boisvert

Speaker Colin Boisvert, MSc will present—
“Around the Neck Bend: Working on the Biomechanical Analysis of the Neck of Apatosaurus excelsus using BYU 18531 as a Case Study”

Join the Great Basin Chapter, Utah Friends of Paleontology, February 9 at 7:00 PM for our first hybrid meeting of 2023. Our guest speaker in-person and online at the Utah Core Center will be Colin D. Boisvert, MSc student in Vertebrate Paleontology at Brigham Young University.

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