15.07.21 Public talk: WAITAKI VALLEY - A PALEONTOLOGIST'S PARADISE
The Waitaki Whitestone Geopark presents:
A Paleontologist's Paradise
The Waitaki Valley has many exposures of ancient marine rocks that have yielded some fantastic fossils, which tell us much about the region's and Aotearoa's past.
Learn about some of the amazing fossil discoveries that have been made in the Waitaki Valley and hear about the paleontological significance of some of the geopark's sites.
A presentation by Henry Gard
Henry Gard is a Senior Laboratory and Collection Technician with GNS Science, a government-owned earth science research institute. His key roles there are preparing microfossils and curating part of the National Paleontology Collection. He grew up in Duntroon, a small town in the Waitaki Valley and studied geology and paleontology at the University of Otago. Henry also works on fossil mollusc shells.
6 - 7pm Thursday 15 July Ōamaru Library, 62 Thames Street. Please note that events will be postponed during Covid-19 Alert Level 2 or higher!