The paleontology lab at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, AB where they actively dig for, and research dinosaur remains
On the way to Calgary, Alberta
Welcome to Calgary!
Canola grows well in Canada's short, cool growing season. Used for many things, we often see it as canola oil in the grocery store. Canola meal is used as a major protein supplement in livestock diets.
A dairy calf. The hutch is needed due to the cold winter weather
Olds College, primarily an agricultural college, is where the UTM group stayed during most of the trip
A circular milking station, which is supposed to reduce stress in cows and workers
Outside of the Cargill plant. Cargill processes 4100 head per day here, mostly with non-Canadian workers in the country on visas.
The Western Biodiesel Plant opened just one day before the UTM group took their tour. Using tallow and fat from the nearby Cargill plant, WBP is producing fuel that has already sold out for the next three years.
Cargill has partnered with Ducks Unlimited of Canada to create Frank Lake. This habitat is fed by treated wastewater from Cargill's processing plant, and the nearby city of High River.
This berry juicer was once used for grapes. Saskatoon berries are now used to produce products for local consumers
Dr. Darroch in a sea of sunflowers
Bar None Ranch, near Okotoks, AB where $40 million worth of Thoroughbred horses are raised. Home of Gilded Time, Canada's #1 leading TB sire.
The Hi-Alpine International Hostel in Lake Louise where the UTM group stayed while in Banff and Jasper National Parks of Canada
Lake Agnes, on the way to the top of the Big Beehive in Banff National Park
Looking down on Lake Louise
At the top of the Big Beehive
Welcome to BC!
Takakkaw Falls, Canada's second highest waterfall at 1,250' in Yoho National Park.
Inookshuks are traditional First Peoples sculptures made of flat rocks to resemble a person
Hot springs at Banff...a toasty 110 degrees
Bow Lake and the Canadian Rockies in all their splendor...
The Athabasca Glacier. Part of the Columbia Icefield, the glacier is as thick as the Eiffel Tower is tall
Atop Parker Ridge, the group has a spectacular view of the Saskatchewan glacier coming off the Columbia Icefield.
Horse Thief Canyon in the badlands near Drumheller, Alberta
This ethanol plant is unique because it can process a variety of cereal crops, creating a number of products including ethanol, gluten, and flour
“Two-Row” Barley is often grown for animal feed
The new swine research facility at the University of Alberta, where Dr. Darroch used to work.