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IdentifyFossils Texas Links

Here are some links that may be useful to you. Most are paleontology-related, but a few are on other subjects I enjoy. These are listed separately, for your convenience. To Add a link click here.

Fossil/Paleontology Related Sites

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Mineral Wells Fossil Park provides the fossil enthusiast, palenontologist and student an excellent opportunity to see and collect well preserved Pennsylvanian Period fossils with ease and abundance. These fossils have been dated to be just over 300 million years old. You may collect and take fossils out of the park for personal use only.

North Texas Fossils Lance Hall's website documenting some of paleo fauna of the North Texas region. Here you will find pictures from his fossil collection and from fossil hunting field trips around North Texas. Most of these fossils were found locally in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area encompassing Dallas, Tarrant and surrounding counties.

Texas Fossils Project A cooperative network of students, teachers, volunteers, paleontologists and geologists interested in the study of Texas Earth Science. Their goals are to use the distance learning capabilities of the World Wide Web to further science education, promote conservation and involve hundreds of students and adults in a cooperative study of Earth Science unique to Texas.

Oldest Metazoans? Photos and information about about mesoproterozoic (ca. 1.25 GA) trace fossils from the Van Horn region of Texas.

Austin Paleontological Society Fossil identification, lectures, field trips and special events. Membership includes people with various levels of interest and expertise in the field of Paleontology. Visitors are welcome.

Dallas Paleontological Society Promoting interest in and knowledge of the science of paleontology. A network for the exchange of information between professionals and serious amateurs in this field.

Other Interesting Sites

The finest Bass Fishing site on the web. I should know; I wrote it! Take a break from cleaning fossils and do some bass fishing!

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