With ongoing research, new exhibitions and dynamic programming, there is always a lot happening at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
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Dr. Bob Anderson brings his skills as a scientific raconteur to Vancouver’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum on February 16 with a public presentation about his fieldwork.
The Canadian Museum of Nature welcomes the continued focus on the Arctic noted in the release of the Joint Statement on Arctic Leadership, issued December 20, 2016.
A recent recount of all of our specimens arrived at a pretty impressive number. Find out more.
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- Plants 2 Papers: The Sequel
Our botanists have found that 300 species of vascular plants in the lower Coppermine River region of Nunavut. Fourteen species were observed for the first time in Nunavut. By publishing the results of this research, our botanists promote the advancement of Arctic knowledge.
- Pilgrim’s Progress: Sampling Diatoms in the Holy Land
A museum volunteer shares diatoms that he collected while travelling in Israel, Palestine and Egypt last autumn.
- Co-Extinction and the Case of American Chestnut and the Greater Chestnut Weevil (Curculio caryatrypes)
A problem to take seriously.
- Cabinets, Cabinets Everywhere: The Sequel
Meteorites and fossil plant type specimens are among the first of the collections of the Geological Survey of Canada to be housed within our walls. It's the first part of an important move taking place in 2017.
- Going Hunting in Texas
Search for an elusive insect with museum entomologist Robert Anderson.