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McAbee Fossil Beds

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, the Royal BC Museum, the Ministry of Justice and the Attorney General and others worked together to conserve the internationally recognized fossil site to provide research, educational and recreational opportunities.Credit: BC Public Service

Heritage Designation

In order to protect and recognize this paleontological 'gold mine' of exceptionally well preserved fossils from the Eocene epoch (56 to 34 million years ago) the McAbee fossil beds have been formally designated as a Heritage Site.Credit: Province of BC