About "RCGS"

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is Canada’s Centre for Geography and Exploration, and one of the largest non-profit educational organizations in the nation.

An excerpt from The Boundless Life: 13 Lessons Learned the Hard Way 
David Attenborough with RCGS President Gavin Fitch
Photo: Paul Glen
Broadcasting legend honoured at Canada House in London, U.K. for lifelong contributions to advancing public awareness of geography
A replica Sopwith Pup biplane is unveiled at the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley, B.C., June 2016
Photo: Carlo Ricci/Canadian Geographic
Replica biplanes, giant floor maps headed to France for Vimy Ridge centennial events 
Rosalynn Carter, Arthur Milnes, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, and RCGS CEO John Geiger
Photo: Bobby Ellis/Canadian Geographic
Medal honours the former President's role in expanding the U.S. national parks system and work with Habitat for Humanity
Adam Shoalts in Waterton Lakes National Park
Photo: Adam Shoalts
Shoalts is fundraising to support his goal of traversing 4,000 kilometres of the Arctic Circle 
Help us populate this map with tunes about Canada in time for the nation's 150th birthday
Representatives of CPAC and the RCGS in CPAC's Ottawa studio
Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
Partnership will seek new opportunities to make Canada better known to Canadians
Steve blasco massey medal
(Photo: CRA Events)
Award recognizes exemplary work in the exploration, development or description of the geography of Canada. Nomination deadline is January 15th, 2017.
Gilles Gagnier, publisher of Canadian Geographic, at the RCGS Fellows Dinner
Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic
Celebrating new partnerships, milestone anniversaries and a bird for Canadians on geography's biggest night
A gray jay in Western Canada's mountain forests
Photo: Tony Joyce
After two years, nearly 50,000 votes and thousands of public and expert comments, the Canadian Geographic National Bird Project concludes. Meet our newest national emblem.
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