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Thursday, May 21
 

13:00

Field Trip - A walk on the Prairie: Wanuskewin Kawi-ocihci (A Step Back in Time)
Wanuskewin Heritage Park on the edge of Saskatoon preserves a patch of native grassland and one of the most important archaeological sites on the Canadian Prairies. Walk across a grassland and valley that has seen more than 6000 years of human habitation and visit a medicine wheel, tipi rings, and bison kill sites.

Thursday May 21, 2015 13:00 - 17:00
Wanuskewin Heritage Park Registration Desk (Geology Atrium, University of Saskatchewan)

15:00

Field Trip - Plant Gene Resources Canada Tour
The tour of the PGRC facility, led by Dr. Yong-Bi Fu, will provide a brief history of Canadian germplasm conservation efforts, a visit to the secure Canadian seed bank storage vaults, a first-hand view of the breadth of diversity within the collection, and more importantly, an appreciation of Canadian agricultural biodiversity.

Speakers

Thursday May 21, 2015 15:00 - 16:00
Plant Gene Resources Canada Registration Desk (Geology Atrium, University of Saskatchewan)
 
Monday, May 25
 

08:00

Field Trip - Wagon and Horseback: Explore west Prince Albert National Park
Join a guided wagon and horseback trip to the wild west side of Prince Albert National Park


Monday May 25, 2015 08:00 - 17:00
Prince Albert National Park Registration Desk (Geology Atrium, University of Saskatchewan)

08:30

Field Trip - A walk on the Prairie: Wanuskewin: Kimaskikinawaw (Medicine Walk)
Wanuskewin Heritage Park on the edge of Saskatoon preserves a patch of native grassland and one of the most important archaeological sites on the Canadian Prairies. Walk across a grassland and valley that has seen more than 6000 years of human habitation and visit a medicine wheel, tipi rings, and bison kill sites.

Monday May 25, 2015 08:30 - 12:00
Wanuskewin Heritage Park Registration Desk (Geology Atrium, University of Saskatchewan)

09:00

Field Trip - Plant Gene Resources Canada Tour
The tour of the PGRC facility, led by Dr. Yong-Bi Fu, will provide a brief history of Canadian germplasm conservation efforts, a visit to the secure Canadian seed bank storage vaults, a first-hand view of the breadth of diversity within the collection, and more importantly, an appreciation of Canadian agricultural biodiversity.

Speakers

Monday May 25, 2015 09:00 - 10:00
Plant Gene Resources Canada Registration Desk (Geology Atrium, University of Saskatchewan)