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2015 Guided hike registration as of May 27

Register for guided hikes and walks by phone. Call Monday through Friday between 9am-noon and 1-4pm Mountain Daylight Time. Our toll-free from North America is 1-800-343-3006. Toll-free for overseas callers is 001-800-343-3006. Local number is 250-343-6006.
Continue reading to view the number of spaces remaining in our regular schedule.

At any time, you can email your questions from the contact page.
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Where are the Marble Canyon specimens?

Dr. Jean-Bernard Caron takes viewers behind the scenes to see the new Marble Canyon fossil specimens as they are unpacked, prepared and stored at the Royal Ontario Museum. He also shows examples of fossils that will be displayed in the Dawn of Life Gallery. Click here to view the videos, uploaded courtesy of The Globe and Mail.

Geo-Walks resume in June 2015

Would you like to experience the Burgess Shale, but are unable to complete a full-day guided hike? The Geo-Walk program is designed to accommodate all ages & abilities and is a great alternative to the full-day guided hikes.
During this 90-minute program participants will walk*

4BY

Here's a 2015 reading recommendation. Four Billion Years and Counting: Canada's Geological Heritage describes the geological history of Canada and how the geology of Canada impacts the way we live. Take a close look at any one of our modern conveniences and there's a connection to geology: the metals and quartz mineral in a wristwatch, the plastics in appliances and the fossil fuels in the gas tanks of our vehicles. Geological processes are behind natural hazards such as earthquakes and landslides.

Aug. 21, 2014 Update on ROM's discovery of soft-bodied Burgess Shale-type fossils in Kootenay National Park

The CBC visited the new fossil site on August 21. View the video.
Wonderfully preserved specimens of Metaspriggina from the Marble Canyon site have allowed Conway Morris and Caron to redescribe this very early fish and to interpret clues about the early evolution of fish.