The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation - Established 1993

About the Foundation

The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation is a not-for-profit, charitable organization with a mandate to educate the public in the geosciences. The Foundation was established in 1993.

Our mission statement 

“To promote an understanding of the Earth and how it shapes our lives through

interpretation of the Burgess Shale in its geologic setting”

The Foundation has built strong partnerships with schools, universities, institutions and organizations locally, nationally and from around the world to promote the development of earth science education programs.

 

The Foundation embraces students, professionals, scientists and the general public from around the world. The Foundation works closely with the Rocky Mountain School District No. 6 (Golden) and other organizations and institutions in the Columbia and Bow valleys, the National Parks and the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Click on the link below if you wish to support the Foundation.

Our Location

Contact us

Email:

info@burgess-shale.bc.ca 

Phone:

Ph: 250-343-6006  
Toll-free: 1-800-343-3006

Address:

The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation 
201 Kicking Horse Ave

P.O. Box 148 
Field, British Columbia V0A 1G0 

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(NOT our guided tour hours)

For the tour schedule click here

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