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Burgess Shale

We have one of the richest fossil beds in the world right in our own back yard.
The Burgess Shale is a UNESCO World Heritage site, protected within the boundaries of Yoho National Park. The Royal Ontario Museum has a great display of the exploration of the region.
It's near the top of Mount Burgess, above the tiny town of Field, BC.
A few weeks ago, Laurie Dickson and Paul Grant rode horses  up the side of of the mountain to see the Burgess Shale.
You can listen again on today's podcast.



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