For Immediate Release
October 18, 2000



EDMONTON - If you like to rock, then the Provincial Museum of Alberta is the place to be during the seventh annual Rock and Fossil Clinic. Collectors of all ages are invited to bring their found objects - animal, vegetable or mineral - to the Provincial Museum for identification.

Professional geologists, geology students and museum curatorial staff will be on hand to examine rock and fossil specimens and provide interesting and revealing information about what they really are, where they originated and how they were initially formed.

WHEN: Saturday, October 21, 2000
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Provincial Museum of Alberta
12845-102 Avenue

COST: There is no charge for the Rock & Fossil Clinic, however, regular museum admission fees apply to view any of the museum's exhibits.

CONTACT: For more information, please call the
Provincial Museum at 453-9100

The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) is sponsoring this event as part of Alberta Science and Technology Week, October 13-22. The event is being hosted by the Provincial Museum of Alberta.

APEGGA and its 33,000 members are committed to promoting the roles science and technology play in the lives of Albertans, particularly the contributions of engineers and geoscientists. Established in 1920, APEGGA is responsible for regulating the practice of engineering, geology and geophysics in the province of Alberta, and this year proudly celebrates 80 years of service to Albertans.


Bronwen Stembiski
Public Affairs Officer
Telephone (780) 426-3990 or 1-800-661-7020
Fax (780) 425-1722