Welcome to the Dallas Paleo Website

The Dallas Paleontological Society was founded in 1984 for the purpose of promoting interest in and knowledge of the science of paleontology.  It was intended by the founding members that the Society would be a network for the exchange of data between professionals and serious amateurs in this field.

Did You Miss the Webinar?

DPS and myFOSSIL hosted a fossil road-show type webinar from UTA campus October 19, Thursday night. 47 people were logged on to the hour-long presentation to discuss Pennsylvanian fossils found in the north Texas area. Four Dallas Paleo Society members presented their fossil finds and fielded questions from the audience, both online and from those present at the webinar site.  If you were unable to attend or participate in the webinar, a recording will be posted under the resources tab on www.myfossil.org.

Next Meeting Wednesday November 8th, at Brookhaven


FossilMania October 27-29th


Auction Information and Donations

The 2017 DPS auction will be held December 13 at the Spring Lake Event Center. at 7:30 pm. There will be a silent auction, live auction and food/drinks. Please contact Polly Mullinex at pollym@airmail.net to make your donations for the auction.  Items may be dropped off at our regular meeting, November 8 (see above),  or contact Polly for other arrangements.

         


PIT Crew visits Billings Productions

On Saturday July 22, the PIT Crew took a tour of "The Dinosaur Company" by Billings Productions in Allen, TX.  We had over 40 adults and kids show up for the event, which was put together by Joseph O'Neil, our PIT Crew director.  Here are some of the photos from the trip:

            

                       

                      

                 




Upcoming Events

The PIT Crew

The Paleontologists In Training is a program of the DPS that is open to kids from age 7 to 15.  If you are interested in fossils, want to have fun on field trips, and like learning about our beautiful world, come join us at one of our meetings, or field trips.  You will find it educational, and fun at the same time!

For more information, Click the link here or click the link under the home page called "For Kids - The Pit Crew" , to see policies, upcoming events, announcements, and how to sign up to take advantage of this new program. 

About Us and Our Monthly Meetings

The Dallas Paleontological Society normally meets the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM at Brookhaven College, unless we have something special happening that month. Please check our Calendar for exact dates.  Come meet with us, hear a speaker, learn about paleontology, and bring your unidentified fossils and unique finds to share with the group.  You will be welcome, and we will enjoy meeting you. Beware of big words!  For a map of our meeting location Click Here.

                

Join us now

Come and join us for a great time at our next meeting, and click below to become a member.  Individual and Family memberships are available, and kids can participate in the PIT Crew (Paleontogists In Training).


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Questions For DPS?

If You have any questions about the Dallas Paleo Society feel free to:

Contact Us 

Hot Line 

817-355-4693 


Buy DPS Books Online

You can now buy books from the DPS online by clicking the "Store" button on the navigation bar at the top of this page.  If you buy online, and we ship the books to your home, you will have a shipping charge and tax.  If you buy the book at a meeting, you will not have to pay the shipping fee or tax.  Check out this new service.

Who we are

The DPS is a group of professional and amateur paleontologists that want to exchange information, interact, and continue their education in paleontology.  We meet once a month on the second Wednesday evening of the month at Brookhaven College, Building H.



What we do

If you have a question, if you have a fossil that you cannot identify, or need a site investigation, contact the Fossil Bureau of Investigation for help.

Contact Us at 817-355-4693.


 

Why join us

We have fun.

We learn stuff.

We go cool places.

We find interesting things.

We make new friends.



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