Post Conference Field Trip and Training: Joggins Fossil Cliffs

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

Training Topics:

- 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

Interpretation Canada c/o Kerry Wood Nature Centre 6300 45th Ave Red Deer, AB, Canada  T4N 3M4

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