Collecting fossils is an enjoyable hobby for many enthusiasts. This section is for any website dealing with recreational fossil collecting. Fossil Collecting Paleontology Earth Sciences Science.
- Wikipedia: Fossil collecting is the collection of fossils for scientific study, hobby, or profit. Fossil collecting, as practiced by amateurs, is the predecessor of modern paleontology and many still collect fossils and study fossils as amateurs. Professionals and amateurs alike collect fossils for their scientific value. A commercial trade in fossils has also long existed, with some of this being practised illegally.
- Fossil park - A fossil park is a protected area with rich deposits of fossils. Fossil parks may be used in educating the public, and there are many fossil parks all over the world.
- Lapidary club - Lapidary clubs promote popular interest and education in lapidary, the craft of working, forming and finishing stone, minerals and gemstones.
- Mineral collecting - Mineral collecting is the hobby of systematically collecting, identifying and displaying mineral specimens. Mineral collecting can also be a part of the profession of mineralogy and allied geologic specialties.
- National Fossil Day - National Fossil Day was established in the United States to promote the scientific and educational values of fossils. It was first held on October 13, 2010, during Earth Science Week.
- Paleontologist - Paleontology or palaeontology is the scientific study of life that existed prior to, and sometimes including, the start of the Holocene Epoch. It includes the study of fossils to determine organisms' evolution and interactions with each other and their environments.
- Paleozoology - Palaeozoology, also spelled as Paleozoology, is the branch of paleontology, paleobiology, or zoology dealing with the recovery and identification of multicellular animal remains from geological contexts, and the use of these fossils in the reconstruction of prehistoric environments and ancient...
- Locations Discovering Fossils www
Locations and resources for collectors. Fossils. Includes a beginner's guide. Discovering Fossils.
- Robin Robin is Fossilised www
Robin is 9 and displays his fossils, Fossilised, pottery and other finds. Robin is Fossilised.
- Find US Fossil Sites www
Find fossil localities, Fossil Sites, museums and clubs organized by state via Google Maps. US Fossil Sites.
- Promotes Xfossils.com. Uncover the Mysteries of Deep Time www
Promotes collaboration between amateur and professional paleontologists. Uncover the Mysteries of Deep Time. Multiple forums and places to post pictures. Xfossils.com. Uncover the Mysteries of Deep Time.
- Jamie Fossils Galore www
Jamie Jordan is a young enthusiast who has been collecting fossils since he was four years old. Galore. Besides photographs of his collection, there is much information here and a link to the Fossil Forum which he has set up. Fossils Galore.
- A Fossil Web www
A meeting place for professional and amateur paleontologists. Web. Hundreds of color pictures of fossils for identification. Submit your own fossils for identification. Fossil Web.
- Basic Collecting Fossils www
Basic information on fossil collecting. Fossils. Includes links to related sites and a calendar for fossil shows in the US. Collecting Fossils.
- Forum The Fossil Forum www
Forum with galleries, Fossil Forum, location map and a chat room. Boards include general, fossil discussion, locations, geology and the media. The Fossil Forum.
- Provides Lords of the Land www
Provides a virtual tour of the dinosaur exhibits at the Royal Tyrrell Museum at Alberta, the Land, Canada. Lords of the Land.
- A The Court of Bambiraptor feinbergi www
A selection of photographs of dinosaur exhibits at the Graves Museum, Court of Bambiraptor feinbergi, Dania, Florida. The Court of Bambiraptor feinbergi.
- Kuban's Fossil Localities www
Kuban's Paleo Place provides links to a number of famous fossil sites and formations. Fossil Localities.
- Dinosaurs, Paleo Park www
Dinosaurs, Park, amber, and minerals. Paleo Park.
- Offers Pretty Butte Paleontology www
Offers dinosaur fossils from the Hell Creek Formation in the badlands of North Dakota. Pretty Butte Paleontology.
- Facts Government Sues Father and Son Over Tiny Fossils www
Facts concerning United States vs. Sues Father and Son Over Tiny Fossils. Alan Van Arsdale and Daniel Van Arsdale, a civil suit over microvertebrate fossils. Government Sues Father and Son Over Tiny Fossils.
- Brief Fossil Collection Laws in Nova Scotia www
Brief summary concerning fossil collecting in the Canadian province. Fossil Collection Laws in Nova Scotia.
- Guided Burren Hill Walks - Ireland www
Guided walks in the Burren region of Ireland on geology , Hill Walks - Ireland, botany and archaeology. Burren Hill Walks - Ireland.
- Describes Watershed Belize Field Course www
Describes watershed field course designed to experience travel through a tropical watershed in Belize; a journey from the Maya Mountains rainforest to the Barrier Reef. Watershed Belize Field Course.
- Summary Paleontology in the 21st Century www
Summary of a 1997 meeting which outlined the current state of paleontology, the 21st Century, and the areas which the science will encompass in the future. Paleontology in the 21st Century.
- Shows The Paleontology Portal www
Shows photos of fossils of different types. Paleontology Portal. Browse by location, time period or type. The Paleontology Portal.
- Alexa: Fossil Collecting Paleontology
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Fossil Collecting Paleontology
- DMOZ: Fossil Collecting Paleontology
dmoz.org Directory: Fossil Collecting Paleontology