The Foundation’s international activities are varied and quite often are made possible through international partnerships in a number of countries. From encouraging young women in Kenya to complete their high school education to delivering environmental programming, The Foundation encourages life long learning. The Biome collection of the Travelling Exhibition is augmented through fieldwork in areas such as the Masai Mara.
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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 →