Geothermal Potential Research at Mount Meager - Online Open House - May 7th

Vancouver, BC - April 23, 2020 - Geoscience BC and the Geological Survey of Canada are hosting a free online open house to discuss new research assessing potential for geothermal energy generation at Mount Meager, near Pemberton, British Columbia.

The online open house will present and discuss findings presented in a new report due to be published in late April 2020 on 2019 fieldwork that is part of the multi-year Garibaldi Geothermal Volcanic Belt Assessment Project. It will be led by project lead and Geological Survey of Canada Research Scientist Steve Grasby and Geoscience BC Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer Carlos Salas. Researchers involved in the project from six different universities will also be on hand to answer specific questions.

Anyone interested in the research is welcome to join the open house. If you have any questions about the open house, you can email Candice Appleby at For more information on the Garibaldi Geothermal Volcanic Belt Assessment Project visit the project page.

When: Thursday, May 7th, 2020, 3:00 to 4:00 pm PST

Where: Online using Zoom

  Register here

Don’t have Zoom? Want to watch back later? The open house will also be available on the Geoscience BC YouTube channel. Note: you will not be able to ask questions during the open house using YouTube.

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For more information, please contact:

Richard Truman
Geoscience BC