After the conference wraps up, join your colleagues to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Joggins Fossil Cliffs.
Explore world-renowned fossilized forests of the Carboniferous Period, home to the world’s oldest reptile and land snail. After lunch and a behind-the-scenes tour of the exhibit centre and collections at the Joggins Fossil Centre, participants will take a guided tour of the beach. Registration for this optional field trip requires an additional fee and is limited to a maximum of 30 people.
Friday, October 7, 2022
Leaving Halifax Meet at 8:30 am
Arrival in Halifax 7:00 pm
Leader: Deborah Skilliter, Team Lead, Outreach and Education, Natural Resources Education Centre
- UNESCO World Heritage Site designation process
- Fossil identification, ecosystem and biodiversity training
- Climate change
- Museum collections management
- Museum policy
- Working with local, rural communities
- Outdoor education - how to develop and incorporate at your site
- Green building infrastructure and education
Includes round trip transportation from Halifax, lunch, and admission to the Joggins Fossil Centre.
Registration Fee: $125