Rocks, Ridges, and Rivers
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The June Fish Creek Speaker Series
Rocks, Ridges, and Rivers: Geological Wonders of Banff, Yoho, and Jasper National Parks
Presented by Dale Leckie, Award-Winning Geologist and Best-Selling Author
Join Dale Leckie Ph.D., P.Geol. as he guides you through the Canadian Rocky Mountain National Parks. The story of the Rockies, its rivers and valleys, glaciers and hot springs, caves and karst, mountain building and erosion unfolds. With eye-catching illustrations and photographs, this presentation and guidebook blends story telling with science and natural beauty with easy to understand explanations. Find out about Maligne Canyon, Athabasca Glacier, Emerald Lake, Fossils of the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale, Miette Hot Springs and much more. Enjoy a slideshow presentation and book signing of “Rocks, Ridges, and Rivers.”
Dale Leckie has a Ph.D. in Geology from McMaster University, a M.Sc. in Geography from McMaster University and B.Sc. in Geography from University of Alberta. Dale is a professional geologist who has worked as a scientist at the Geological Survey of Canada and as chief geologist in a large Canadian energy company. He has edited numerous books and published more than one hundred papers, many on the geology of western Canada. He is an adjunct professor in the Geoscience Department at University of Calgary. Dale has been president of the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) and Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG). Dale is recognized for his long-term contributions to geology and is an honorary member of SEPM and CSPG.He has been awarded numerous awards from several geological societies. He has been leading geological field trips in western Canada throughout his career.
Photos courtesy of Dale Leckie