UFOP Meetings

February 28 — Gastonia Chapter meeting with speaker Dr. Emily Lessner

Gastonia Chapter in Moab is will have Dr. Emily Lessner as speaker on Wednesday, February 28 at 6:00 p.m. at the Grand Center. Dr. Lessner is the new Paleontologist for the Moab BLM Field Office. The talk and meeting will be in-person only. UFOP meetings are always free and open to the public. Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Dr. Lessner!

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December 14, 7:00 p.m. — Great Basin Chapter Online Meeting — Talk by Josh Lively

Join the Great Basin Chapter of Utah Friends of Paleontology for an in-person and online meeting, December 14 at 7:00 PM. We’re planning an open house for folks who can join us before the meeting. This post will be updated with details.

Speaker: Josh Lively, Curator of Paleontology at the Prehistoric Museum in Price, Utah.

Topic: “Up a River with Big Paddles: a Freshwater Sea Turtle from the Cretaceous of Utah”

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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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