Page 22 [ FALL/WINTER 2017 ] The Source From Windsor to Fort Severn, and everywhere in-between, Ontario is home to a spectacular geological landscape with a diverse formational history. How the Earth formed is one of the most captivating tales of all time, and we are only scratching the surface in our understanding of the story! Here at, we are committed to bringing this rich and diverse geology to your fingertips. is funded by the APGO Education Foundation, a registered charitable organization (the “Foundation”). The Foundation was established in 2015 by a small group of passionate professional geoscientists in Ontario, to educate the public about geoscience, promote geoscientific endeavours, and provide scholarships and bursaries to those pursuing a career in professional geoscience. In order to provide the public with a source of accurate, reliable, understandable, and current information about geoscience, the Foundation launched in June 2017. is an ever-growing and continually updated resource for geology, environmental geoscience, geochemistry, geophysics, and all other geoscience-related disciplines. We are excited to announce the launch of Geovideos, produced by our team of professional geoscientists and web specialists. Our Geovideos will answer questions the public wonders about, such as “Where does my water come from?”. New, informative, and entertaining Geovideos are in production and will be posted regularly. We also encourage you to explore our “Virtual Field Trips”, where you can choose to visit locations across Ontario without having to leave the comforts of your home or classroom! Choose a trip and then follow the tour through each stop, learning about the geological history and viewing the many photos of both the local outcrops and hand samples. If getting out into the outdoors is your game, then follow one of our tours in person right on your smartphone. Our site is very mobile-friendly and is a great tool to be used in the field to tell you about the rocks you are looking at, how they formed and what to look for! As always, check back with GeoscienceINFO. com frequently, because we are always adding more field trips and updating existing ones. is updated each week to ensure that you get the latest news and resources along with new Geovideos and virtual field trips, so make sure you follow us on social media. We also encourage visitors to give us feedback on what you would like to see on our site. Bookmark, your resource for information about the earth beneath your feet! For more information contact us at