Registration for guided hikes during the summer of 2014 will commence on February 10th, 2014.
The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation in partnership with the College of the Rockies, Golden Campus is looking to hire an Education Program Coordinator / Administrator to manage and administer the Foundation’s guided hike program for the 2014 summer season. The education coordinator successful candidate will also be working closely with the College and the Foundation to identify and develop opportunities for growth and expansion of the Education Program. This is a contract position and the successful candidate must reside in Field B.C.
The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of virtual tours of the Walcott Quarry, Mount Stephen Trilobite Beds and various other locations that are of importance to the Burgess Shale fossil discovery.
The virtual tours are available at http://youview360.ca/BurgessShale/
A big thanks to Rick Lichtenauer for creating these virtual tours!
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and Parks Canada have launched their Burgess Shale on-line exhibition, as part of the Virtual Museum of Canada. The website provides, for the first time ever, an immersive journey into the world of the bizarre prehistoric creatures that formed the foundation for all animal life on Earth half a billion years ago.
Check out this great song about the Cambrian Explosion performed by Brighter Lights, Thicker Glasses.