Unless otherwise noted, Society meetings begin at 1:30 PM on the first Sunday of each month. Visitors are welcome. In August, there is no meeting.
The Society meets in Classroom 4 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum in Los Angeles. Parking is available for Members behind the museum by means of a special Member parking pass.
FEBRUARY 10, 2019, “HUNTING DINOSAURS IN THE BADLANDS OF ALBERTA, CANADA”-World-renowned paleontologist, Dr. Philip Currie, professor at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, who helped describe some of the first feathered dinosaurs. Areas of expertise: theropods, the origins of birds, and dinosaurian migration patterns and herding behavior. *Please note: the meeting will begin earlier, at 12:30 P.M. Because of space limitations, attendance limited to members only and invited guests.
MARCH 3, 2019, “WALRUSES: A STORY OF EVOLUTION AND GIGANTISM” Dr. Jorge Velez-Juarbe, Paleobiologist, Assistant Curator of Marine Mammals (living and extinct), NHM.
APRIL 7, 2019, “MODERN MOLECULAR TECHNIQUES MEET PALEONTOLOGY’S PAST: AN INSIGHT TO WHERE WE ARE WITH THE GENUS, ‘OCINEBRINA’ (GASTROPODA: MURICIDAE: OCENEBRINAE) IN THE NORTHEASTERN PACIFIC.” Shawn G. Wiedrick, Assistant Collections Manager, Invertebrate Paleontology, NHM.