Snowflake to Snow Slides – Avalanche Heroes in Glacier National Park

Apr 19, 2022  12:30 - 13:15

(GMT -4:00) Eastern Time

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Cost:  Free
Hosted by: Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants

Join us for exciting virtual education programs, live from Jasper, Waterton Lakes, Banff, Kootenay, Glacier and Yoho national parks. Each program shares a unique story and will give you a look behind the scenes at these amazing places with Parks Canada experts. These fun and interactive presentations explore a variety of topics including wildlife conservation, archaeological history, protecting at-risk species and more! The Peak series: 

In this webinar: Ever have your school close for a snow day? What if that snow day cost $500,000? Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park is a place where 10 metres of snow falls every winter, and over 130 avalanche paths could close the Trans-Canada highway at any time.  Join a Parks Canada avalanche forecaster from snowy Rogers Pass to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to keep this road safe through winter. Learn about snow science individual crystals to avalanches; the big guns – the Canadian Armed Forces; and high tech avalanche detection – infrasound and Doppler.

Snowflake to Snow Slides – Avalanche Heroes in Glacier National Park
April 19th @ 12:30pm eastern
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