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November 30, 2018

 (PHOTO) JOHN LEHMANN; (FOSSIL) ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM

Science magazine just published a great article about some of the newest Burgess Shale fossil finds in Kootenay National Park. In the above photo Jean-Bernard Caron shows off the "mothership," an enigmatic Cambrian li...

November 22, 2018

If not for the protected status of the national park, the Burgess Shale fossils would have been plundered long ago by commercial quarrying. The protection they have been afforded made it possible for the 1975 Royal Ontario Museum expedition to find, still lying in the...

November 8, 2018

In 1884, the Canadian Pacific Railway reached the Kicking Horse Valley where it established the town of Field. The railway opened the valley to tourists, adventurers, and scientists, including R.G. McConnell, a geologist with the Geological Survey of Canada. In early S...

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