OC Parks–Archaeology in Orange County!
The County of Orange Paleontology and Archaeology (COPA) collection contains more than six million artifacts and fossils collected since the 1970s from within the County and throughout our parks. As stewards of the collection, OC Parks is dedicated to preserving these artifacts and fossils in perpetuity for the benefit of the citizens of Orange County.
Orange County has a world-class paleontology collection, including fossils dating as far back as 180 million years ago. Highlights of the paleontology collection include marine life with rare and even unique species in the fossil record found nowhere else in the world.
Presenters: Tacy Kennedy, Archaeology Specialist for OC Parks and Dr. William Gelnaw, Paleontology Curator for OC Parks
Come to lunch and hear about our archaeological history in Orange County!