Education and advocacy to improve ethics, standards, and practices in paleontology
Instructional Videos for specimen storage - on Vimeo
Created By Alan Zdinak
Released Dec 20, 2015
These videos are part of a pilot project to create a library of clips demonstrating state-of-the-art fossil preparation techniques. The clips are produced, presented and vetted by museum professionals.
The pilot was funded by the Hix Preparators' Grant from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.
Lisa Herzog, President
Marilyn Fox, Vice President
Greg Brown, Treasurer
Deborah Wagner, Secretary
Ana Barcarcel, Membership Secretary
Conni O'Connor, Member at Large
Vicen Carrió, Member at Large
AMMP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of persons interested in the field of paleontological collections care and methodology. This includes conservation, preparation, sampling, and collection of fossil animal remains. Members have the desire to maintain and further the profession through increased communication with peers, and encouraging others with the desire and capabilities to enter the profession. Members promote better understanding of the profession by the general public, those persons requiring such services, and increase the respect for the profession by maintaining and encouraging high standards of competence and ethics.
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The 2017 Annual Meeting will be held April 19-22 in Austin, Texas.
Please visit the Annual Meeting page for more information
Back to Basics Video Series
Recorded at the 2016 Annual Meeting
Colorado Springs, CO
A series of presentations based on essential competencies for all professionals, volunteers, and amateurs working with fossil material.
Member voting begins April 1st for 2017 Election of
Vice President and Treasurer
Voting instructions and candidate information will be sent to members in good standing.