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2018 KEG Lecture Series - Jon Driver

A big thank you to Jonathan Driver for flying to Kamloops on January 18th to speak to another full room of guests at TRU for the KEG Lecture Series. This talk was fascinating! Jon spoke about "Tse’K’wa: The First People in an Ice-Age Landscape." The pictures of the exploration and excavation they have done was incredible to see. A great follow up talk will be on March 15th when Rob Young will be here talking about "Subglacial Megaflooding on the Alberta Plain, with Analogies to the...

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2018 KEG Lecture Series - Philip Currie

What an incredible kick off to the 2018 Lecture Series! Philip Currie is indeed Palaeontology Royalty! A huge thank you to Philip and his wife Eva, who travelled to Kamloops a day early to make an appearance on the CFJC TV7 Midday program with Susan Edgell. We had a full house for the evening lecture, and what a fascinating lecture it was. The discoveries in Alberta that Philip talked about were amazing. The pictures of these preserved bones told so many stories! We look forward to bringing...

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KEG Curling Christmas Social

The Annual KEG Christmas Curling Social was held on December 9th at the MacArthur Island Curling  Club. Thank you to the club who gave us a one hour lesson before we went in tournament mode. After our two hour tournament we headed upstairs for a delicious roast beef dinner with all the fixings. Thank you to all who attended... together we raised over 50 pounds of food for the Kamloops Food Bank.

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2017 Fall Ask A Geologist

identifying rocks

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2017 Ab Ablett Memorial Charity Golf Tournament

We were very excited to host this tournament once again in honour of one of our founding members. Ab's daughter, Cathi Marshall, said it best... Ab's three favourite things... Golf, Mining and Charity! This year, the Ablett family chose the Kamloops Hospice Association as the benefiting charity. We had 25 golfers and just over 30 for our dinner. Thanks to our many donors, we had a putting challenge, silent auction and a fabulous selection of prizes. I am thrilled to announce that KEG donated a...

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2017 Chamber of Commerce Connect Trade Show

KEG once again took part in the Chamber Of Commerce Connect Trade Show. This is a great event to network with the business community as well as the general public

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Kamloops Adult Learning Society Field Trip

Kamloops Adult Learning Society Field Trip Thank you to Ed Frey for coordinating and leading the KALS 2017 field trip. KEG organizes several field trips through out the year for different groups including Girl Guides, Scouts and adult groups such as KALS.

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2017 UBC-O Field Trip

UBC-O Field Trip KEG coordinates several field trips throughout the year for many elementary, secondary and post secondary schools. UBC-O has become an annual. KEG not only organizes the day, they help supplement costs associated with it. Thank you to Ed Frey, Jim Britton, Kevin Byrne, Bev Quist and John Ryan for their dedication in this very important educational trip. 

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2017 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner KEG is successful because of all the volunteers putting in countless hours, including our dedicated directors. We put on several events a year, which all have committees and delegated members taking on roles. Events like our highly attended lecture series and annual conference and trade show are in the planning process for most of the year. We would like to thank everyone who has dedicated their valuable time in continuing the education of mining, exploration and...

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2017 Mining Day

Mining Day Mining Day is a family fun event that is full of hands on activities and education. This was our 5th year, and we are already planning for the 6th. Thank you to the entire committee, volunteers and companies that took part. well over 500 attended the Big Little Science Centre. There was lots of heavy equipment to look at including the New Afton Fire Truck and simulators, many companies had booths with fun activities, contests, dress up booths, rock clubs and more. The kids zone was...

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