Utah Friends of Paleontology
Annual Meeting

Green River, Utah
April 13 through April 15, 2018

Utah Friends of Paleontology Great Basin Chapter and the John Wesley Powell River History Museum are proud to host the 2018 Annual Meeting of Utah Friends of Paleontology.

The meeting will feature paleontology field talks at quarry sites in fossil beds near Green River, Utah. The event will feature dinner at the iconic Ray's Tavern. Additional information and event schedule coming soon.

UFOP Annual Meeting Legacy Information

These legacy information pages contain information about previous UFOP Annual Meetings.

2017 Annual Meeting

2016 Annual Meeting

2015 Annual Meeting

2014 Annual Meeting

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Tentative Schedule:

Friday, April 13

2:00 pm — Meet at eastbound rest area on I-70 just before Moab exit for a tour of the Stikes Quarry on Raptor Ridge north of Arches

Later that evening, a welcome reception at the Savage Territory Gallery inside Green River's Historic Midland Hotel

Saturday, April 14

8:00 am — Meeting at the John Wesley Powell River History Museum

Noon —Break for lunch

1:30 pm —Meet in front of Museum for afternoon field trip south of Green River — led by Kevin Bylund and Jim Kirkland

6:00-9:00 pm —Dinner that evening at Ray's Tavern including presentation of UFOP awards and a talk by Andre Delgalvis, Prospecting in the Triassic and Jurassic Park of Southern Utah

Sunday, April 15

Field trip across the San Rafael Swell via the Green River Cutoff Road

Online registration and details coming soon!