Earthquake talk will shake up speaker series

Dr. Steven Earle will make a presentation this Saturday, April 7 at Nanoose Place

The next ElderCollege speaker series talk will be about an Earth-shaking topic.

Dr. Steven Earle will present ‘Earthquakes: past, present and future’ this Saturday, April 7 at Nanoose Place.

Earle, an author and instructor, will discuss the region’s history of earthquakes, the potential for future damage and steps people can take individually and collectively to be prepared.

Earle is the author of the textbook Physical Geology and has taught Earth sciences at Vancouver Island University and Thompson Rivers University.

The talk goes from 10 a.m.-noon at 2925 Northwest Bay Rd. Admission is $10 cash, $5 for university students and free for high school students.

VIU’s ElderCollege program offers lifelong learning opportunities for those aged 50 and up. For more information, visit www2.viu.ca/eldercollege.

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