Installing the Fossil Cam

SUMMARY: Parks Canada installed a remote-operated camera to increase security at one of the Burgess Shale locations. This video documents the installation of this camera and some of the technical expertise required to make this a reality.

Parkscanada.gc.ca
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Aerial view of forest, river and highway
DESCRIPTION: Aerial view of forest, river and highway

Helicopter slings in the fossil cam
DESCRIPTION: Helicopter slings in the fossil cam

Two people await the delivery of the fossil cam
DESCRIPTION: Two people await the delivery of the fossil cam

View of the terrain
DESCRIPTION: View of the terrain

The fossil cam arrives
DESCRIPTION: The fossil cam arrives

The fossil cam is received
DESCRIPTION: The fossil cam is received

The crew indicates to the helicopter pilot that the load is clear
DESCRIPTION: The crew indicates to the helicopter pilot that the load is clear

The helicopter flies away after delivering the fossil cam
DESCRIPTION: The helicopter flies away after delivering the fossil cam

Putting pieces of the fossil cam together
DESCRIPTION: Putting pieces of the fossil cam together

Installing the fossil cam
DESCRIPTION: Installing the fossil cam

Packing away the helicopter sling
DESCRIPTION: Packing away the helicopter sling

Checking that the fossil cam is working
DESCRIPTION: Checking that the fossil cam is working

The camera eye moves. It works!
DESCRIPTION: The camera eye moves. It works!

A Burgess Shale fossil.
DESCRIPTION: A Burgess Shale fossil.

Installing the Fossil Cam. Filmed and edited by Kyler Kelly. Music by Mory Buckman
TEXT: Installing the Fossil Cam, Filmed and edited by Kyler Kelly, Music by Mory Buckman

Parks Canada / Parcs Canada
DESCRIPTION: Parks Canada / Parcs Canada