Welcome to the home page of the Paleontological Society of Austin,
|Come and join us! We go on monthly field trips and if you enjoy
fossils you will have a great time. Children are welcome
and many of our field trips are suitable for kids. See the
field trip calendar.
Join us on Facebook.
Purpose: The PSoA is a scientific, non-profit
community-based organization devoted to the study of fossils. Our goals
are: advancing the state of the science, educating the public, and
collecting and identifying fossil specimens.
The focus is primarily on Texas
fossils, fossil collecting in Texas and involvement with Central Texas
organizations. PSoA is a member of the South Central Federation
of Mineral Societies.
- monthly meetings, field trips, and newsletters
- an annual fossil show with
educational programs for kids
- irregular technical publications
- educational presentations
- exchanges of specimens and information with amateur and professional
|Normally 3rd Tuesday of the
month at 7:00 PM
But always check the calendar
Austin Gem and Mineral Society (map)
6719 Burnet Lane, Austin, TX 78757
The public is invited.
for fossils to collect or just to admire? Follow this link and select Texas
from the pulldown list for a map to Austin and Texas
fossil localities, organizations, museums, and events.
Educational games and activities on the web for children.
Last year's show was on December 7 & 8, 2013
We had a great time, thank you for making it a great show!
Keep watching this space to find out our dates for 2014!
|Starting in Fall 2011, Friends of Big Bend
National Park set out to raise $1 million in the coming years to
create the Fossil Discovery Trail - a new exhibit space and
interpretive trail at the existing Fossil Bone Exhibit site. You