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Research and Collections
Biodiversity Conservation for a Sustainable Future
February 2, 2018
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Nature Inspiration Award
Find out about the deep commitment of the winners toward a better and sustainable future.
Knowledge and Exploration
Expanding our capacity to meet Arctic environmental challenges and inspire future Arctic scientists.
Collections-Based Research to Understand the Natural World
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- The best Saturday afternoon ever: Prepping out dino bones
What’s the best Saturday afternoon activity in Ottawa for dino lovers? It’s definitely the Canadian Museum of Nature’s super Fossil Preparation Station. Where else can visitors help prepare real dinosaur bones? In this blog post, Alan McDonald and Kathlyn Stewart, two members of the museums’ Palaeobiology Section who helped develop this visitor favourite, recount its history and features. After reading it, you’ll want to head out to the museum for a fun Saturday afternoon of digging out fossils!
- Back into shape nature in 2018!
What's your back-to-nature resolution for 2018? In the holiday instalment of the museum's research and collections blog, the editorial staff share their New Year's back-to-nature resolutions. From taking a dog's lead and learning to love winter, to dreaming of new beautiful gems for the museum, staff share their boundless passion for nature. Read the resolutions here, and share yours!
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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.
A summer program in the Canadian Museum of Nature’s “backyard” is training students in the rigours of fieldwork, and teaching responsible environmental stewardship in the process.
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