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Read how two recent winners, Ocean Tracking Network and Ungalli Clothing Inc., shared their prize to “pay it forward”. The Call for Nominations for the 2018 awards is now underway with a deadline of May 7.
Each year, the museum's scientists mentor students—from those getting their first experience in a lab, to Ph.D. candidates exploring detailed questions about natural history. Meet some of these scientists-in-training.
Honouring the memory of Canadian sculptor and naturalist, William (Bill) Lishman, who was a good friend of the museum. Bill passed away December 30 at age 78.
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- Botanist reveals his favourite grass
While Canadian news stories swirl around weed, Jeff Saarela reveals his favourite grass. (Hint: It's Canadian homegrown.)
- Museum birds tell their tale
What can be learned from a bird’s nest from 1925? Or from a Bird of Paradise collected in the middle of the last century? Michel Gosselin shows us five specimens from the Museum’s bird collection that each tell a very special story.