Lecture and hike will focus on Wells Gray volcanoes

The presenter will be Dr. Cathie Hickson, the world expert on the geology of Wells Gray Park and area

Geologist Dr. Cathie Hickson will give a talk about the volcanoes of Wells Gray Park and area on Friday evening at the Upper Clearwater Hall, plus lead hikes in the park on Saturday and Sunday.

Geologist Dr. Cathie Hickson will give a talk about the volcanoes of Wells Gray Park and area on Friday evening at the Upper Clearwater Hall, plus lead hikes in the park on Saturday and Sunday.

On July 25, 26 and 27, there will be an exceptional presentation about the volcanic history of Wells Gray Park. The presenter will be Dr. Cathie Hickson, the world expert on the geology of Wells Gray.

She will be the giving a one night lecture/slide show at the Upper Clearwater Hall on Friday, July 25 at 7 p.m.

For the next two days, Dr Hickson will lead field trips to important volcanic features in the area. Meeting place for those field trips will be at the Upper Clearwater Hall at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

The Friday evening event will be around two hours long and will be a visual presentation on local volcanism using both images and maps. Hickson will also outline the highlights for the field trip on the week end.

For the field trips on Saturday and Sunday, please bring lunch, water, mosquito repellant and be prepared for hiking.

 

One should take advantage of this wonderful experience, which is right in our backyard. For more information, please visit the web site www.wellsgraypark.info and go to the event information. We hope to see you there.

 

 

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