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Paleontology Lecture & Reception

September 14, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Are you interested in Paleontology, but never had the chance to learn about the topic? Do you want a chance to get up-close with the private collections of local paleontologists? Are you looking to meet like-minded individuals in a fun learning environment?

If so, be sure to join the Cranbrook History Centre on  Tuesday, September 14th between 7:00 – 10:00pm MT for our 2021 Paleontology Lecture and Reception.

The reception will feature:

    • A Recognition Ceremony for local paleontologist, Côme Plourde, whose discoveries have had a huge impact on paleontology in our region.
    • Introduction to Paleontology in the Columbia Basin“. A lecture by featured paleontologist, Guy Santucci. He will speak to the amazing specimens that can be found locally in the Columbia Basin, and share what it’s really like to delve into amateur paleontology.
    • A Catered Reception featuring pastries made by local business, Hot Shots, and a cash bar.
    • Private Fossil Collections on Display, with a chance to speak with local amateur paleontologists about their collections and their work.

Register now for a chance to talk everything Paleontology and Fossil-related with us! Tickets are $10.00 for members, and $15.00 for non-members. Pre-registration is required, please follow the link below to the registration page. 

Members use discount code: CHCMEM5 at checkout.


Please Note: We are following all regional public health recommendations. As such we are limiting the number of attendees to 50, and requiring pre-registration. We ask attendees to wear masks when they are not seated at their tables. All drinking and eating should take place while seated.


Thank you to the East Kootenay Chamber of Mines and Scotiabank for supporting the local paleo community through this Lecture and Reception. 


September 14, 2021
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cranbrook History Centre


Cranbrook HIstory Centre
57 Van Horne Street South
Cranbrook, British Columbia V1C 4H9 Canada
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