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National Fossil Day 2015 Events

To add your organization's National Fossil Day event to this page, please submit an event information form. Organizations are encouraged to hold events to celebrate National Fossil Day on scheduled date, the weekend before or after, or another date that works for them.

This website contains partner sponsored events, but there are many other local, unafiliated, or guided fossil events that can be discovered elsewhere on the internet. Check the websites of your local community calendar, college, university, museum, or geologic society to see what they may be offering.

Events by State:

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To view past years NFD events for ideas and inspiration, please visit our event archive pages | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 |

Alabama

bulletUniversity of Alabama Museum of Natural History

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bulletThe University of West Alabama, the Geological Survey of Alabama, the Alabama Geological Society, and the Birmingham Paleontological Society

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Alaska


American Somoa


Arizona

bulletGlen Canyon NRA

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bulletNational Park Service - Flagstaff Area National Monuments

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bulletPetrified Forest National Park

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Arkansas

bulletMuseum of Discovery

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California

bulletThe Paleontology Society of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®

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bulletFossil Discovery Center of Madera County

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bulletLaguna Hills Community Center

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bulletMarin County Free Library/Mobile Library Services

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bulletThe Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology

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bulletWestern Science Center

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Colorado

bulletDenver Museum of Nature and Science

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bulletLoveland Public Library

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bulletMuseum of Western Colorado and Dinosaur Journey Museum

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bulletUniversity of Colorado Museum of Natural History

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Connecticut

bulletYale Peabody Museum of Natural History

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Delaware


District of Columbia

bulletNational Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C.

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bulletSmithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Kirk Johnson

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Florida

bulletArchaeologists for Autism

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bulletFlorida Paleontological Society

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bulletFlorida Museum of Natural History

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bulletTampa Bay Fossil Club and Florida Aquarium

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Georgia

bulletFernbank Science Center

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bulletGeorgia College Museum, Georgia College Natural History Museum, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

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Guam


Hawaii

bulletKa'u Learning Academy

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Idaho

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Illinois

bulletChildren's Discovery Museum

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bulletIllinois State Museum

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Indiana

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Iowa

bulletUniversity of Iowa Museum of Natural History

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Kansas

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Kentucky

bulletBig Bone Lick State Historic Site

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Louisiana


Maine

bulletL.C. Bates Museum

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Maryland

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Massachusetts

bulletHarvard Museum of Natural History

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bulletMarine and Paleobiological Research Institute

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bulletOak Bluffs Public Library

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Michigan

bulletUniversity of Michigan Museum of Natural History

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bulletMichigan State University Museum

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Minnesota

bulletMississippi River Fund

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bulletScience Museum of Minnesota

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Mississippi

bulletDunn-Seiler Geology Museum at Mississippi State University

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Missouri

bulletBollinger County Museum of Natural History

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bulletMissouri Geological Survey, Missouri Department of Natural Resources

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Montana

bulletBureau of Land Management/Pompeys Pillar National Monument

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bulletThe Museum of the Rockies at Montana State University

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bulletThe University of Montana Paleontology Center

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Nebraska

bulletAgate Fossil Beds National Monument

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bulletUniversity of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall

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Northern Mariana Islands


Nevada

bulletNevada State Museum, Las Vagas

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New Hampshire


New Jersey

bulletBergen County Zoo

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bulletNew Jersey Earth Science Teachers Association & New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

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bulletThe Rutgers Geology Museum

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bulletThe Rutgers Geology Museum

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New Mexico

bulletChaco Culture National Historical Park

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bulletMesalands Community College's Dinosaur Museum

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New York

bulletGreat Swamp Conservancy

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bulletMuseum of the Earth

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North Carolina

bulletDiscovery Place

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bulletNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

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North Dakota

bulletFargo Public Library

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Ohio

bulletCincinnati Museum Center

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bulletKent State University, Department of Geology

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bulletUS Army Corps of Engineers at Caesar Creek Lake

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Oklahoma


Oregon

bulletMuseum of Natural and Cultural History

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Pennsylvania

bulletThe State Museum of Pennsylvania

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bulletNittany Mineralogical Society, Inc.

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Puerto Rico


Rhode Island


South Carolina


South Dakota

bulletBadlands National Park

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bulletThe Journey Museum

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Tennessee

bulletMcClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

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Texas

bulletDallas Zoo

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bulletHeard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

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bulletTexas Memorial Museum

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bulletWaco Mammoth Site

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Utah

bulletBLM Canyon Country District/Utah Friends of Paleontology/Moab Information Center/Canyonlands Natural History Association/Museum of Moab

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bulletBLM Canyon Country District/Utah Friends of Paleontology/Moab Information Center/Canyonlands Natural History Association/Museum of Moab
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bulletSt. George Dinosaur Discovery Site

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Vermont


Virginia


Virgin Islands


Washington

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West Virginia

bulletC&O Canal National Historical Park

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bulletClay Center for the Arts and Sciences

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Wisconsin


Wyoming

bulletBighorn Basin Geoscience Center

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bulletTate Geological Museum

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More to come...

Many activities are in the planning stage. Please check back soon.

To add your organization's National Fossil Day activity to this page, please submit an event information form.

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Last Updated: April 06, 2015