About the Florida Fossil Hunters

Programs and Goals

The Florida Fossil Hunters meet monthly at the Orlando Science Center to learn more about Florida fossils and share our finds with like minds, coordinate field trips and publish a newsletter.

  • Enhance the cooperative spirit between amateur and professional paleontologists
  • Promote Florida paleontology through education
  • Protect and preserve fossil materials and sites
  • Identify, interpret, and exhibit fossil material
  • Field trips throughout Florida – some favorite sites!
  • Provide Central Florida with an annual Fossil Fair
  • Establish a prehistorical museum in Central Florida
  • To bring about a greater understanding of prehistoric Florida, and thus a greater appreciation of Florida’s unique environment.

FFH Newsletters
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Upcoming Meetings
Meetings take place at the Orlando Science Center, unless otherwise noted

  • March 20th Meeting at the OSC
    Kids’ Blast | 2:00pm
    Club Meeting with Guest Speaker:
    John McIntosh to talk about Fossils
  • April 10th Yankeetown Field Trip
    Club Fossil Hunting Field Trip to Yankeetown Spoil Islands
    Meeting at the dock 8:30-9:30am
    Club Meeting to take place at 9am.
    Click Here for More Information
  • April 17th Mtg rescheduled to 10th
    (see above)
  • Full 2021 Schedule

2021 FFH Fossil Fair Save the Date
Sat., October 16, 9 am – 5 pm
Sun., October 17, 10am – 4 pm
Sanford Civic Center

Florida Fossil Hunters

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