With ongoing research, new exhibitions and dynamic programming, there is always a lot happening at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
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The museum is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Trustees With their arrival, the museum also bids farewell to Board vice-chair Nicholas Offord.
Enjoy this slide show with some new species described by our researchers in 2018
Marine Fishes of Arctic Canada, co-written by fish scientists at the museum, has received the Dartmouth Medal for outstanding reference of the year from the American Library Association.
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- Whale composting: Letting bacteria do the hard work of specimen defleshing
Marie-Hélène Hubert reports that when it comes to preparing 40-year-old, formalin-preserved whale specimens, composting is a collection staffer’s best friend.
- Dendrites in rock: Getting a microscopic view
Museum summer research intern Ann Presley says the experience made her realize that sometimes it’s the really, (really) small things that matter.