In addition to the Signature Programs of the Foundation – the Travelling Exhibition and Learning Experience and the Bondar Challenge – there are a number of activities underway at The Foundation that help us examine our relationship to the natural environment, its structure and ecosystems, environmental ethics, and our responsibilities to future generations.
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On July 16, 1981, Yoho National Park’s Burgess Shale became Canada’s fifth World Heritage Site of The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Within Yoho National Park of Canada, the Burgess Shale holds the deposit of one … Continue reading →14
On July 14, 1862, geologist Florence Bascom was born. As a youngster, she accompanied her father and his university associates on field trips and was hooked on geology after an early trip to Mammoth Cave. Advancing through school and into … Continue reading →