A proposal to form a field trip committee has been put forth. If you have an interest in serving on this committee please contact Wayne Braunberger (fieldtrips@albertapaleo.org Ph.(403) 278-5154) or any member of the board of directors.
If you have suggestions for a field trip location, or would be interested in arranging or leading a trip, contact Wayne Braunberger, (403) 278-5154 or fieldtrips@albertapaleo.org.

2017 APS Field Trips

Field Trip 20171, Saturday June 17, 2017 : Turner Valley area, Alberta
A trip to the Turner Valley area is planned for Saturday, June 17. At this time the itinerary has not been finalized. It is anticipated that several roadside stops will be made during the day. A tour of the Turner Valley Gas Plant is also tentatively planned. Please note that a small fee is charged for plant tours. We will be carpooling and as there is limited parking at many of the stops the number of participants will be limited. This will be an educational trip with very limited opportunities to collect.
The registration deadline is June 9, 2017.

Field Trip 2017-2, July 15 & 16, 2017: Red Deer River Badlands, Alberta
This field trip will be to locations along the Red Deer River in the vicinity of Drumheller. Within the valley and adjacent coulees between East Coulee and Dry Island Park the Cretaceous Edmonton Group is well exposed. Renowned worldwide for its vertebrate fauna stops will be made at number of localities. Depending on timing there may be opportunity to visit an active research location.
Registration deadline is July 7, 2017.

Field Trip 2017-3, August 19 & 20, 2017: Central Alberta Foothills, Alberta
Exposures in the Alberta foothills between Nordegg and Hinton are varied allowing field trip participants the opportunity to visit a number of sites of palaeontological interest. Rocks from the Devonian to Cretaceous outcrop at various locations requiring only a short hike to reach.
Registration deadline is August 11, 2017.

Field trips are open to members only!

For further information about the field trips and registration deadlines, download

2017 Field Trips Sign-up Sheet

To register for a field trip, print off and fill out the SIGN UP SHEET
Then mail to Wayne at the address indicated on the Sign Up Sheet along with the field trip fee, or give to Wayne in person during the monthly meetings.

Field Trip Guidelines

All participants are required to follow the FIELD TRIP GUIDELINES.

Important Safety Information

The APS is concerned about the safety of its members during our field tip outings. Safety protocol requires that the SAFETY GUIDELINES guidelines must be communicated to and understood by those attending. You will be asked to sign our waiver as proof of your understanding of these SAFETY GUIDELINES.

Questions about field trips?

Contact Wayne Braunberger, the APS Fieldtrip Coordinator by E-mail at :

or phone (403) 278-5154

Last modified June 17 / 2017