Mar 20, 2024 11:00 AM
Pat Trask
Palaeontology in the Comox Valley

Our March speaker is Pat Trask, well known in the Comox Valley for his passion for palaeontology.  Thousands of school children and members of the public have attended his fossil tours over the years. He is also the recipient of the Rene Savenye Award that is given to honour an amateur palaeontologist who has demonstrated outstanding service to the science or to palaeontological education in B.C.
Pat will focus on the 1988 discovery of the Puntledge River elasmosaur (which was just officially designated BC’s provincial fossil emblem), discoveries made by others in the Comox Valley and on his own recent find of a  juvenile elasmosaur on the Trent River.