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. Nov. 16th 3 pm – 5 pm
    Orlando Science Center
  • Vulcan Mine Field Trip
    Saturday, November 9th
    Brooksville
    NEED LEADER
  • FFH Fossil Fair
    Sat., October 19, 9 am – 5 pm
    Sun., October 20, 10am – 4 pm
    Central FL Fairgrounds, Orlando
  • National Fossil Day Celebration
    Saturday, October 19th
    10 am – 5 pm
    Bishop Museum of Science & Nature
    Bradenton
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Florida Fossil Hunters

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