Dry Dredgers is an association of amateur geologists dedicated to the
knowledge and enjoyment of fossils. The association was founded in 1942
and continues to bring together those interested in ancient life. Its aim is to stimulate interest in geology, to
encourage the collection and identification of fossils, and to
participate in field trips and exhibitions. The club is affiliated with
of Cincinnati Geology Department , and annually awards
the Paleo Research Award
to support the study of paleontology.
Members of the Dry Dredgers are individuals of all ages,
backgrounds, and levels of expertise, sharing a common and sincere
interest in fossils. Average yearly membership is about 200 families.
Meetings are held generally at 8 p.m. on the fourth Friday of
every month from September to June. At these meetings, projects are
discussed, field trips planned, lectures presented and fossils
All meetings are held in Room 201 Braunstein Hall on the
University of Cincinnati campus. Field trips take place monthly in the
autumn and spring, usually within 100 miles of Cincinnati.
Membership is open to all interested individuals and families.
Family membership is $12/one year, $22/two years, and $30.00/three. If
you would like to join, print and mail our MEMBERSHIP
Or, send your questions and comments to:
Jack Kallmeyer, President