The College of New Caledonia in Vanderhoof is offering a free seminar, entitled Mine 101, to the public on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6 to 9 p.m.
The three-hour seminar, sponsored by the New Gold Blackwater Project, is a layperson’s introduction to geology, mineral exploration, mining and environmental management of mines.
Craig Stewart, a professional geoscientist with 12 years of experience in mineral exploration inside and outside of B.C., will instruct the seminar.
Stewart is currently employed with the Ministry of Environment conducting environmental assessments on mining projects with a specialization in acid rock drainage, metal leaching predictive work and potential impacts to the receiving environment.
Everyone is encouraged to register for the seminar early. Seating is limited. For more information, call 250.567.3200.