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Since August 26st 2019 we have founded the non-profit foundation named "Stichting Paleontica". On this page, you will find an overview with all the information about this foundation
Name of the foundation
Goals of the foundation
The goals of the foundation is to create bridges between amateurs, professionals and between beginners and more experienced colletors. The foundation Paleontica is an independent non-profit organisation. The foundation aims to provide information on geology and fossils for the general public; to provide the possibilties to discus and network in the field of paleontology and facilitate contacts amoung amateurs and professional paleontolists.
To achieve these goals the foundations maintains a website with information and a forum and organises events such as international fossil shows. The activities of the foundation, as well as possible partners, must be scientifically and ethically justified. Hereby the foundation must act in the spirit of the Belgian code of ethics for the Belgian code of ethics for earth sciences and the foundation will only collaborate with other parties who also do this.
Chair: Johan Vellekoop
Secretary: Ante de Baas
Treasurer: Richard Lausberg
The board members do not receive remuneration or salary. They do have the right to be reimbursed for costs made for the foundation.
Report of activitiet and financial justification
Each year, a report of our activities and a financial justification will be published here.
Our current policy plan, established on September 26 2019, can be found here
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