The FOSSIL Project Webinar Series: Fossil Collecting - Where, How, & When to Find Fossils

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In partnership with the Paleontological Society and with technical support from iDigBio, the FOSSIL Project is pleased to announce t a four-part webinar series on the fundamentals of fossils during Fall 2016. 

All are welcome to attend these free webinars!  Just connect at  Please also note that CEUs are available for educators through registration at


  • The first webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, August 31st, from 7-8pm ET.  The first speaker will be Jayson Kowinsky, a high school physics teacher in Pittsburgh, PA, who runs the website  Jayson’s topic is “Fossil Collecting: Where, How, & When to Find Fossils.” 


  • The second webinar, on recording field data, will be presented by Bruce MacFadden of the Florida Museum of Natural History on Thursday, September 29, from 7-8pm ET.


  • The third webinar will be held from 7-8pm ET on Wednesday, October 19, about fossil excavation techniques and it will be led by Dava Butler of Montana State University. 


  • The fourth webinar will take place from 7-8pm on Wednesday, November 30th, and will be hosted by Rachel Narducci of the Florida Museum of Natural History on the basics of fossil preparation.


If you are interested in attending these webinars and have any questions, please contact Eleanor Gardner at

Start Date: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm EDT
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