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Walking Among Ancient Giants: Preserving the Riches of Dinosaur Provincial Park

June 1, 2016

June 2016 Wildlands Advocate article, by Andrea Johancsik.

Andrea Johancsik takes us on a trip to Dinosaur Provincial Park, one of the four UNESCO World Heritage sites we are blessed to have in Alberta. Andrea shares some of the experiences she had while working as a park interpreter there. What can you expect to see if you look through this window into the Cretaceous period, a period that ended a mere 65.5 million years ago. Her general message that protection of rare landforms and education/enjoyment can coexist is vital and the Alberta government should be congratulated for striving to strike this balance.

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