EventsThe Scenic Geology of Alberta: A Roadside Touring and Hiking Guide

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The Scenic Geology of Alberta: A Roadside Touring and Hiking Guide

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM


Allow Dale Leckie to guide you to Alberta’s most scenic sites where he tells the intriguing story of Alberta’s landscape evolution from Waterton Lakes National Park, to Dinosaur Provincial Park, into the Prairies, and across the North. With trips to Edmonton, Calgary, Crowsnest Pass, and Elk Island National Park, he takes you to explore volcanoes and glaciations long past. This talk includes stops along well-travelled and not-so-well-travelled routes that the curious would be wise to see. Using eye-catching illustrations and photographs, Dale blends storytelling with science, incorporating natural landscape beauty with art and history. The Scenic Geology of Alberta gives you what you need to discover the spectacular landforms of Alberta.

Dale Leckie, Ph.D., is a geologist who worked at the Geological Survey of Canada and as chief geologist in a large Canadian energy company. He has edited numerous books and published widely on the geology of western Canada. He is adjunct professor in the Geoscience Department at University of Calgary. Dale is recognized for his long-term contributions to geology and is an honorary member of Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) and Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG). Dale’s first book Rocks, Ridges, and Rivers: Geological Wonders of Banff, Yoho, and Jasper National Parks was highly successful.

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