Geological Walking Tour of Downtown Calgary 

Field Trip Leaders:
Bill Ayrton Ph.D

Date: October 1st, 1:00 - 4:00pm MST
CPD: 3

General Rate   $25.00+gst


Registration closes: September 24, 2021 at 10am
Registration is now full! We are accepting Wait list registrations only.

Overview: 
A wonderful variety of rocks are excellently displayed on the buildings of downtown Calgary, each of which have their own histories and stories. The rocks, ranging in age from PreCambrian to Tertiary, include examples from local quarries and others from as far away as Scandinavia and India. Bill Ayrton will showcase these igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks and point out a variety of features such as fossils, porosity, cross-bedding, etc

About the Field Trip Leaders
Bill Ayrton received his Ph.D in geology in 1964 from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. After working in eastern Canada, Bill came to Calgary with Amoco Canada and was involved in exploration geology for more than 40 years. He founded several oil exploration companies where he served as president before becoming an independent consulting geologist. He is a past president of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists and has won awards for technical excellence. He developed several training programs for the oil and gas industry and has led numerous field trips including the Geological Walking Tour of Downtown Calgary.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation policy: No refunds available. Substitutes acceptable.
Please email  [email protected]

CPD Credits 1 hour of technical training is 1 APEGA CPD Credit
For More information on APEGA's CPD regulation Click Here