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Meetings are currently held via Zoom due to COVID-19. Unless otherwise noted, Society meetings begin at 2:30 PM on the first Sunday of each month. First-time visitors are welcome! In August, there is no meeting.





SEPTEMBER 12, 2021

How the Turtle Got Its Shell

Dr. Hans Sues is a senior research scientist and curator of fossil vertebrates in the department of paleobiology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. He wrote The Rise of Reptiles (2019), co-authored Triassic Life on Land: The Great Transition (2010), and authored or co-authored over 150 articles and book chapters on vertebrate paleontology and paleoecology. The pachycephalosaur Hanssuesia is named for him.

OCTOBER 3, 2021

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Dr. Denver Fowler, Curator at Dickinson Museum Center, Montana State University. Dr. Fowler is the owner and founder at Fowler Paleo, continuing the dinosaur research and fieldwork of Dr. Jack Horner.

NOVEMBER 7, 2021

Nasty Gastropods! Drilling Predation Across the Plio-Pleistocene of California

Dr. Hilary Lackey, Professor of Earth Sciences at Mt. San Antonio College. Dr. Lackey teaches courses in Geology and Oceanography. Her area of expertise is invertebrate paleontology.