Foundation Newsletter  'Earth Edge'

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Foundation News

APGO EDUCATION FOUNDATION RELEASES GEOVIDEO ABOUT FASCINATING GEOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY OF THE NIAGARA ESCARPMENT

April 15, 2021
The APGO Education Foundation is pleased to announce the release of its new geovideo about the fascinating geological and environmental history of the Niagara Escarpment.  SEE MORE

APGO EDUCATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $3,200 GRANT TO ARKONA LIONS MUSEUM AND INFORMATION CENTRE FOR MICROSCOPE AND DISPLAY EQUIPMENT
March 15, 2021
The APGO Education Foundation (“the Foundation”) is pleased to announce that it has granted $3,200 to the Arkona Lions Museum and Information Centre in Arkona approximately 50km west of London, Ontario.  SEE MORE

APGO Education Foundation Makes a Difference from Mars and Australia to Museums and PhDs
February 16, 2021
APGO Education Foundation scholarships have made a big difference in launching the careers of some of our recipients. The scholarship Selection Committee is always impressed with the qualifications of applicants, so we checked in to find out what our 2016 to 2018 scholarship recipients were up to today. We are pleased to share the accomplishments of these geoscientists so far. They are still early in their careers, but if they represent the future of geoscience, we are certain that the future is bright.  SEE MORE

APGO EDUCATION FOUNDATION AWARDS TWO SCHOLARSHIPS TO GEOSCIENCE STUDENTS
November 30, 2020
The APGO Education Foundation (“the Foundation”) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual awards under the Scholarship Program to support post-secondary students entering the 4th year of a geoscience degree program at an Ontario university.  SEE MORE

Why Geoscence is Important: 6 Part Series Released
November 4, 2020
The APGO Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the sixth and final video in its series on “Why Geoscience is Important” has now been released. Most people don’t think about how geoscience and the work of geoscientists impact their daily lives but in fact geoscience covers a remarkable range of areas in the study of the earth and its processes critical to our modern society. WATCH

Why Geoscence is Important
August 21, 2020
Watch: Part 5 of our six part series - Protecting Our Oceans, Rivers, Lakes and Groundwater. SEE MORE

Applications now open for geoscience students for the APGO Education Foundation Scholarships
August 12, 2020
The APGO Education Foundation (“the Foundation”) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the APGO Education Foundation Scholarship and the Dr. Robert Hodder Memorial Scholarship that support post-secondary students entering the fourth year of a geoscience degree program at an Ontario university. SEE MORE

APGO Education Foundation Awarded $6,000 Canadian Geological Foundation Grant for Geology Virtual Field Trip of Downtown Toronto Buildings
July 17, 2020
The APGO Education Foundation (“the Foundation”) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $6,000 grant by the Canadian Geological Foundation (CGF) to develop a Geology Virtual Field Trip of Downtown Toronto Buildings. This project will be done in partnership with Dr. Heidi Daxberger, Assistant Professor - Teaching Stream, University of Toronto (U of T) – Scarborough, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences. SEE MORE

Webinar - Ancient Seas, Glaciers & Waterfalls: The Geologic History of the Niagara Escarpments
May 28, 2020
Presented by: Dr. Carolyn Eyles and Rebecca Lee, School of Geography & Earth Sciences, McMaster University. SEE MORE

WATCH - Geoscience 3: Protecting the Public Through Knowledge of Earthquakes and Natural Hazards
May 22, 2020
"Why Geoscience is Important” Part 3 of 6 episode series.
WATCH PART 3

WATCH - Geoscience 2: Helping to Clean up Disturbed Lands
May 1, 2020
"Why Geoscience is Important” Part 2 of 6 episode series.
WATCH PART 2

APGO Education Foundation announces new series of geovideos “Why Geoscience is Important"
April 14, 2020
The APGO Education Foundation is pleased to announce the release of a new series of geovideos “Why Geoscience is Important”. These geovideos will outline the six major areas of geoscience that have a major impact on society. These geovideos will be released over the next 2 months.
SEE MORE | WATCH PART 1

APGO Education Foundation postpones opening applications for its scholarships to geoscience students
April 7, 2020
The APGO Education Foundation announces that due to the extraordinary circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the opening of applications for the annual Scholarship Program is postponed.
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APGO Education Foundation announces $20,000 in seed capital to commence Niagara Escarpment Project
March 2, 2020
The APGO Education Foundation is pleased to announce that it has secured $20,000 of seed capital from two generous donors to commence the Niagara Escarpment Project.
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Two organizations collaborate to create an innovative trail experience
February 25, 2020
Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC) and APGO Education Foundation (Foundation) have committed to create a groundbreaking trail experience using innovative technology, science, education, and research. SEE MORE

APGO Education Foundation and PDAC Mining Matters Sign Extension of Memorandum of Understanding
January 9, 2020
The APGO Education Foundation (“the Foundation”) is pleased to announce the signing of a two-year extension of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Mining Matters (“Mining Matters”). SEE MORE

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