News archive - July 2013

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Basalt and Dacite Columns arrive in Rock Garden

Peter, Paul and Bob

Continuing his travels across Canada, Barry Warner's second stop was at Nipple Mountain in British Columbia, near Kelowna. With the help of rock enthusiast and prospector, Don Sandberg, Warner was once again able to find some incredible specimens for the Peter Russell Rock Garden

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Graphite Gneiss added to Rock Garden!


This Summer Barry Warner, Chair of the Earth sciences department, went on a journey of epic proportions across Canada to find rocks suitable for the Peter Russell Rock Garden.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Atlantic Geoscience Society Contest


The Atlantic Geoscience Society offered to round up rocks from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick for the Rock Garden. They are having a contest for members to suggest a suitable rock to represent their provinces. The winning rocks will be shipped to Waterloo.