Category: Club Meeting

NCFC Meeting March 2018

Dr. Patricia Kelley, Professor Emerita of Geology, UNC-W, comes to us from the Paleontological Society Distinguished Speaker Program. Her talk was titled The Arms Race from a Snail’s Perspective: Evolution of the Naticid Gastropod Predator-Prey...

NCFC Meeting September 2017

The September meeting included a celebration of the club’s 40th anniversary and the debut/release of Volume IV of the Fossils of North Carolina series. Volume IV is in two parts: reptiles, birds, Proto-mammals and...

NCFC Meeting March 2017

The March speaker was Dr. Andy Heckert,  Professor, Vertebrate Paleontology, Dinosaurs, Litho/Biostratigraphy. Dr. Heckert spoke on Triassic Vertebrate Fossils of central and northern Arizona.

NCFC Meeting January 2017

The NC Fossil Club held it bi-monthly meeting at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences on January 15, 2017. During the meeting, the 2017 Chandler Award for meritorious service to the NC Fossil Club...

NCFC Meeting September 2016

Members of the NC Fossil Club held their bimonthly meeting at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences on Sunday, September 18, 2016.  The featured speaker was Vince Schneider, Research Curator, Paleontology, NC Museum of...

NCFC Meeting May 2016

The May meeting of the NC Fossil Club was held Sunday, May 15. Presentations were made by Julie Neiderkorn and Mary Harbison about their experience in Florida at the Paleoblitz, and by Linda McCall who...

NCFC Meeting March2016

The presentation for this month, The Rise of Archosaurs and Their Close Relatives in the Triassic Period, was given by Dr. Sterling Nesbitt, Asst. Prof. of Paleobiology at Virginia Tech’’s Department of Geosciences. During the...

NCFC Meeting September 2014

Volume II (Mollusks), by John Timmerman and Richard Chandler was officially rolled out at the meeting.  It was reviewed by Lyle and David Campbell who provided extensive and thorough reviews. The main speaker for...

NCFC Meeting July 2014

The July meeting included a behind-the-scenes tour of the NCMNS Paleontology Lab led by Vince Schneider and a short report from James Bain on the Utah trip.

NCFC Meeting March 2014

At the March meeting, the newest NCFC publication, Fossil Volume I: Invertebrates and Plants was introduced. Richard Chandler recognized the authors of each section.

NC Fossil Fair November 2013

The 2013 NC Fossil Fair was held at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. The Fair drew just under 6,000 attendees (up about 4,000 from their normal Saturday of about 2,000.)...

NCFC Meeting September 2013

The NCFC held their September 2013 meeting at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.  Vince Schneider from the Museum talked about “A Dinosaur Named Nancy Takes Up Residence in NC”.  “Nancy” is a Duck...

NCFC Meeting January 2013

The meeting began with a presentation by Dr. Andy Heckert from the Department of Geology at Appalachian State University.  He discussed his work,  A Diverse New Microvertebrate Assemblage from the Upper Triassic Formation of...

NCFC Meeting July 2012

The July 15, 2012 NC Fossil Club meeting was held at the NC Museum of Life and Science in conjunction with the Museum’s Dinosaurs Rock event. Linda McCall, Research Fellow, University of Texas at...

NCFC Meeting March 2012

A presentation by Dr. Lindsay Zanno on “Early Cretaceous Dinosaurs of Utah: New Frontiers of Paleontological Research at the Nature Research Center” was followed by a short business meeting.