Staff at Drumheller's Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology are getting ready to host their counterparts from other museums and interpretive sites later this year.
 
The 2017 National Conference for Interpretation Canada is scheduled for September 11-15.
 
"We partnered with the national organization, so we're working to put together a really exciting conference for delegates," said Earl Wiebe, the Director of Science Education at the Tyrrell. "It's at a perfect time of the year too; September is generally a really nice month weatherwise."
 
"One of the days in the conference is actually a valley tour, so we'll be taking them out to other cultural and natural historic sites to give them a really good exposure and taste of the valley," he continued.
 
An estimated 100-120 people are expected to attend from across the country.
 
"We're going to be celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary," Wiebe added. "That will be incorporated into the conference and also Interpretation Canada, the organization, is celebrating its 40th anniversary."
 
The next big celebration for the Royal Tyrrell Museum is Family Day on Monday, February 20.

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