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Yet Another Creek, Yet Another Trackway

To find dinosaur tracks near Tumbler Ridge, the process is straightforward: Examine a geological map to see where rocks of the right age occur Ensure that these are terrestrial, not marine rocks (dinosaurs lived on land, not in the ocean) Work out where these rocks might be exposed on the surface, typically in canyons and…

Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Manager

The Tumbler Ridge Geopark Society (TRGGS) is very pleased to announce the appointment of our newly hired TRGG Manager Sarah Waters. Sarah brings 17 years of experience working as a consulting archaeologist and traditional use specialist. Also a very avid volunteer involved in many volunteer groups (WNMS, TRMF, TRGG) in Tumbler Ridge including her position as manager for…

Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark becomes UNESCO site

The Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Society (TRGGS) is excited to share the news issued by UNESCO today announcing that all 120 existing Global Geoparks, including the TRGG, will now officially become UNESCO sites. The announcement comes after the 195 Member States of UNESCO voted positively to create the UNESCO Global Geopark label on November 17,…

TRGG Brief Progress Report

It was 23 months from when the idea of a Geopark was first mentioned in Tumbler Ridge, till the designation of the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark in New Brunswick in September 2014… 23 months of exceptionally hard work by a dedicated team of volunteers. Then there were a few hours of euphoria, celebrating being one…

The Tumbler Ridge Secondary Geopark Club

Educational programs are an essential requirement of all Global Geoparks. As the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark evolves, expanded educational activities for all ages and in all seasons will be developed, with the Tumbler Ridge Museum Foundation taking the anchor role. The 2015 museum budget includes a full time education co-ordinator position, to be augmented by…