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2019 Mining Day

The 8th Annual Mining Day took place at the Big Little Science Centre on May 11th. Thank you to co sponsor CIM South Central Branch, all our volunteers and all the industry reps for taking the time to have a hands on educational booth during the event. Big thanks to World Professional Gold Panner Yukon Dan, Uncle Chris The Clown, Face Painting by Denise and 2 X Winter X Games Gold Medalist Brett Turcotte for being a big part of the day. Thanks to MABC for their support with the event. Thank you...

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2019 Meet A Machine

We were thrilled to take part in the 5th Annual Meet A Machine, supporting the Kamloops JDRF. The weather saw a bit of everything from snow, rain, wind and sun... but that didn't stop the close to 3500 in attendance with something for everyone. KEG had an Ask A Geologist table, where our volunteer geologists, Ed Frey & Lorne Warner were very busy. We also had Cookie Mining with KEG Outreach Coordinator Julie Dormer, and the reclamation game with KEG Director Raegan Markel.  Thank...

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2019 KEG Lecture Series - Alanna Mitchell

A huge thank you to Alanna Mitchell for all her time spent with KEG. Alanna flew in from Antartica to Kamloops with very little sleep to spend two days with us. On April 3rd, we headed to Salmon Arm to speak to a science class at Salmon Arm High School before giving a lecture to the general public. On April 5th, we spoke to a career class at Norkam High School before the evening lecture at TRU. Alanna gave four lectures to an eager audience. Alanna is a best selling award winning scientific...

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2019 KEG Lecture Series & Social - Ray Lett

Thank you to Ray Lett for his talk titled, "Exploration Geochemistry 2018 – Proven methods and new techniques." Ray was our guest at the annual appreciation social taking part before the lecture. Thank you to those who attended.

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2019 KEG Lecture Series - Nimmi Dhadwal & Josh Parsons

Thank you to Nimmi Dhadwal & Josh Parsons for their lecture titled, "New Afton: An overview of a successful BC block cave." (From left to right) KEG director Raegan Markel, speaker Josh Parsons, KEG director and speaker Nimmi Dhadwal and KEG Director John Tyler

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2019 KEG Lecture Series - Mitch Mihalynuk

Thank you  Mitch Mihalynuk for his talk titled, "Bedrock Foundations of Kamloops: a story beginning 239 million years ago, gilded in copper and gold, and starring the geochronologically recast Nicola arc." Close to 100 people attended the talk! KEG lecture Series Committee Chair, Steve Wanless, (left) thanks Mitch for his talk.

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2019 KEG Lecture Series - Jim Monger

Thank you to Jim Monger fr his talk titled, "Did craton movement cause Cordilleran mountain building? The case for a continental bulldozer." Just over 50 people braved the snowy weather to attend this fascinating talk. 

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2019 AME RoundUp

AME RoundUp is the largest mining and exploration conference in BC. This is an excellent opportunity for KEG to network, share details about our upcoming conference and talk with other regional exploration groups to share ideas. During our time at the conference, KEG had a booth to speak to delegates as well as a booth at BC Night, a very well attended social event. KEG Directors also attended several meetings including a regional exploration group session to discuss new ideas and what the...

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2019 KEG Lecture Series - Jane McCaw

Thank you to Jane McCaw, KEG President, for sharing her knowledge about, "The many categories of land and what they mean to us," at the second lecture of the season. Just under 50 people attended this talk.

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2019 Lecture Series - Catherine Hickson

We were thrilled to have Dr. Catherine Hickson give the world premier lecture, 'The "wow" factor - an amazing newly discovered geological feature hidden away in Wells Gray Provincial Park,' as our kick off to the 2019 series. It was standing room only for this 45 minute talk that brought in many new faces. Who doesn't want to hear all about this new cave found in Wells Gray!? While Catherine was here, she did several interviews including the final Jim Harrison Show on Radio NL and Midday with...

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