UFOP Meetings

Decomposing mammoth illustration for Utah Friends of Paleontology's 2024 Annual Meeting

August 31 to September 2 — 2024 UFOP Annual Meeting in Price, Utah

Online registration will be available soon for the 2024 UFOP Annual Meeting hosted by Castle Country Chapter in Price, Utah.

This is our first annual meeting since before the pandemic. We’d love to see you in Price!

The Utah Friends of Paleontology Annual Meeting
August 31 – September 2, Price, Utah
Hosted by Castle Country Chapter

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June 10 — Castle Country Chapter Meeting — Talk Whitney Greaves-Bell

Our next meeting of the Castle Country Chapter of Utah Friends of Paleontology will be on a special night, Monday June 10 at 7:00 pm in the Prehistoric Museum classroom. Our speaker will be USU geosciences student Whitney Greaves Bell. She will be talking about her undergraduate research on plant fossils from the Cretaceous Neslen Formation.

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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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