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

  • FFH Meeting
    Sat. August 15th 2 pm – 5 pm
    Orlando Science Center
    Topic: Burgess shale fossils from Canada,

    Cambrian fossils
  • Vulcan Mine is closed no trips until further notice.
  • FFH Fossil Fair
    Sat., October 10, 9 am – 5 pm
    Sun., October 11, 10am – 4 pm
    Sanford Civic Center
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Florida Fossil Hunters

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