Welcome to the Anza-Borrego Desert Paleontology Society website
Annual Open House - October 24 and 25
Don't miss this annual event. The Stout Research Center Laboratory and Collection Hall are open for tours of the ABDSP fossil collections.
Saturday, 1 to 4pm
Sunday, 9am to noon Learn more
2015-16 Certification Class begins November 6th If you are interested in fossils, plan to join the 2015-2016 Certification Class. Learn more
Public Lectures, 9am ABDSP Visitors Center Nov 6: Introduction to Anza-Borrego
Dec 12: To be announced
WAVP Annual Meeting, February 13-14
Visit the WAVP 2016 page to learn about the upcoming meeting. Our venue will be the Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center. Check the web page for more information about accommodations, presenting papers/posters and registration.
Many of the species live today in the Gulf of California and a surprising number survive only in the Caribbean Sea.
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Discoveries from the fossil beds of the Anza-Borrego Desert have contributed to our understanding of the evolutionary history of many vertebrate lineages.