Southwest Florida Fossil Society
Monthly Meetings
The monthly meetings are highlighted by having professional or highly qualified avocational paleontologists bring us lectures, slide programs, or updates on current research.
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Hope to see everyone at the 7:00pm meeting on Saturday May 12.
Our speaker will be Jose Castro. His program is entitled “Fossils and the Evolution of Sharks” Jose is a research scientist and shark specialist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a position he has held since 1989. Concurrently with that position, he was also a senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory from 2000 to 2013. Prior to joining NOAA, he was a shark specialist for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. He is the author of numerous articles on sharks in scientific literature, as well as a well-known field guide to the sharks of North America.

Fossil Society Meeting is held at:
Punta Gorda Historical Society
118 Sullivan Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950


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Directions to Punta Gorda Historical Society
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Directions to Meeting in Downtown Punta Gorda

From U.S. 41 southbound. Turn left on E. Retta Esplanade. Go a short distance and turn right on Sullivan St. The building is not far, on your left side.

From U.S. 41 northbound. Turn left on Hwy. 17 (W. Marion Ave.) Go a short distance and turn right on Sullivan St. The building is not far, on your right side.

From I-75 exit at Exit 164. Turn left onto US-17 S/Duncan Rd. Go approximately 2.4 miles. Turn Right on Sullivan St. The building is not far, on your right side.

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