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Nature Inspiration Awards 2016
Extended deadline: April 26
The museum would like to recognize exceptional contributions to the building of a brighter, sustainable future.
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- Cave Weevils in North America
Caves are known for their magnificent geologic structures, but the richness of their biodiversity is emerging into the light.
- An unfinished story…assessing the status of Porter’s Twisted Moss
From historic collections to a lasting report, Jennifer Doubt shares the story of a rare moss and the national committee that can help save it.
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For years, Canada’s first dinosaur fossils remained in the collections of the Canadian Museum of Nature, overlooked by scientists. Now, more than 120 years after being discovered, a Carleton University student has begun the painstaking work of cataloguing them.
Whether on the front lines or behind the scenes, people have been participating in the Canadian Museum of Nature’s volunteer program for nearly 40 years. In 2015-2016 alone, volunteers amassed over 13,000 hours of work.