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APS is a nonprofit organization of amateur fossil enthusiasts and professional paleontologists who are interested in the collection, interpretation, and dissemination of knowledge

of fossils and the rich natural history of the

State of Alabama.   


Membership is open to anyone who shares the interests

of the Society. We expect our members to conduct their activities in accordance with our code of ethics.



Roadside Geology of Alabama!

The long-awaited book on the geology of Alabama as viewed from roadcuts across the State is here! You can order your copy today!  

Ancient Life in Alabama:

The Fossils, the Finders & Why It Matters

Get your copy of this great new book by Dr. Bill Deutsch that is focused on paleontology in Alabama. Many APS members and other professional and avocational paleontologists participated in this three-year project. The book has 50 Bio Sketches of them, describing how they became interested in fossils, their career paths, and the importance of teachers and mentors. The book also has 30 sections called Joy of the Hunt, where Alabama collectors described some of their most interesting and important fossil discoveries.









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