KEG – Kamloops Exploration Group

KEG Lecture Series

Twice a month from January – April 2020

  • A lecture for the general public by Christoper West on Leafing Through History: Exploring the Fossil Plant Deposits of Western Canada.
  • A lecture from Jasquelin Pena on Nature’s Most Potent Oxidants: Insights into Manganese Oxide Structure-Reactivity Relationships.
  • A lecture for the general public by Greg Dipple – Mitigating Climate Change with Mine Waste: Carbon Capture and Storage in Mine Tailings.
  • A lecture for the general public by Peter Prochotsky on Autonomous Operations at New Afton Mine.

AME Strategic Plan component(s): Public Awareness and Stakeholder Awareness and Education

McGowan Elementary School Science Fair

February 2020

KEG Directors attend this annual fair to judge the student projects.

AME Strategic Plan component(s): Public Awareness and Stakeholder Awareness and Education

Elementary School Visits

January – March 2020

  • Christoper West presented his talk on Leafing Through History: Exploring the Fossil Plant Deposits of Western Canada at the Logan Lake Elementary School.
  • KEG Volunteer Ed Frey and KEG Director Vivian Park gave an intro to geology talk to 3 classes; grades 2,3 and 4 with an ‘Ask the Geologist’ session at Logan Lake Elemenrary School.
  • Greg Dipple – Mitigating Climate Change with Mine Waste: Carbon Capture and Storage in Mine Tailings – tailored to grade 7 at Albert McGowan Elementary School and Aberdeen Elementary School.

AME Strategic Plan component(s): Public Awareness and Stakeholder Awareness and Education

Conference Planning Meetings

Monthly 

The team all get together for a 2020 KEG Conference Planning session and again for a Mining Day Planning session.

AME Strategic Plan component(s): Public Awareness and Stakeholder Awareness and Education

Mineral Claims Information Session and Workshop

December 2019

This was a first-time information session for Knutsford residents to understand the process of mineral claims. KEG president Jane McCaw and volunteer Royanna Wild gave a presentation followed by a Q&A session with BC Gold Commissioner Mark Messmer and Deputy Assistant Gold commissioner Donna Mykete. They also hosted a hands-on workshop for KEG members, Knutsford residents and local rock club members.

AME Strategic Plan component(s): Public Awareness and Stakeholder Awareness and Education