February 24 – 28, 2021 Welcome to the 24th Annual Southwest Florida Fossil Society Auction! For over two decades our organization has helped provide monies for research and education in the field of Paleontology. Auction proceeds are awarded to two undergraduate paleontology majors at the University of Florida; one for invertebrate paleontology and one for… Continue reading 24th Annual SWFFS Paleontology Scholarship Auction
Though we are not resuming in person meetings just yet, we are trying to develop a plan for meetings as well as field trips. Things will probably look a lot different once we do begin meeting again. We welcome your opinions and suggestions on this matter. Please check your email and our Facebook Site for… Continue reading Updates for 2021
Since there are still restrictions in place we are unable to meet this Saturday for our May meeting.In light of the uncertainty of this Covid-19 situation, the Board of Directors has decided it would be in the best interest of our Members to cancel meetings through the Summer as well and we will readdress the… Continue reading Update on Future Meetings and a Note from our Treasurer
Due to the current National Emergency from the Corona Virus, we have decided it is necessary to cancel the April meeting. We believe your health and welfare are more important. We hope to meet in May but due to continuous changes we will have to decide closer to that time. Please monitor your email for… Continue reading Meeting Cancellation
MEETING THIS SATURDAY! March meeting will be THIS SATURDAY, March 7th, instead of our usual 2nd Saturday at 7:00 pm. 118 Sullivan St. in Downtown Punta Gorda.Our speaker will be Kim Westberry with her program on the fossils of the Badlands. She is an avid fossil hunter in that area and has found many beautiful… Continue reading SCHEDULE CHANGE
Our annual auction to raise money for the paleontology scholarships in Gainesville is THIS WEEKEND! The auction will take place in lieu of our February meeting. Click here to see photos from our past auctions!
Our next Regular meeting is in one week from today on Saturday, January 11th at 7 pm. Downtown Punta Gorda, 118 Sullivan St. Our speaker will be Brian Roberts, past President of the Manasota Fossil Club. His program will be about the Fossil Fish of the Green River Formation in Wyoming. By Photolitherland, CC BY… Continue reading January 11th Meeting
There will not be a regular meeting this Saturday. Instead we will have a Holiday Dinner for Members and their guests. Our next Regular meeting is on January 11th at 7 pm. Our speaker will be Brian Roberts, past President of the Manasota Fossil Club. His program will be about the Fossil Fish of the… Continue reading Holiday Dinner
PLEASE KEEP IN MINDThe expo will be on the second Saturday in November and thus will be instead of our usual monthly meeting.SEE YOU THERE!
Our meeting will be on Saturday October 12th at 7pm at118 Sullivan Street in Downtown Punta Gorda. We will be having a "Matrix Workshop—Learning About Micros”. Fossil Matrix will be provided (along with a paper plate for sorting) for your Fossil Hunting Pleasure! The fossil matrix is from Aurora NC which always has an abundance… Continue reading October 12th Meeting