The issue of who owns fossil resources has been the subject of debate in recent years, especially with very valuable vertebrate fossils. This category is for websites dealing with fossil collecting laws, discussions of cases, and related legal issues.
Florida Fossil Permit
Permit needed to collect vertebrate fossils in Florida.
King of the Beastly (Legal) Battles
Summary of the legal fight over Sue, the T. rex, and the questions raised about who owns the dinosaur fossils.
Public Lands, Public Fossils
Article summarizing the issue from Geotimes by Lawrence J. Flynn.
Last update:February 3, 2015 at 7:24:06 UTC