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Explore Canada's Three Coasts
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Nature Inspiration Award
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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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- Moss and Lichen: Wait, what’s the difference?
To Canadian Museum of Nature cryptogam enthusiast Cassandra Robillard they are small, fascinating and loveable. But for most people, a look at the botany assistant’s favourite organisms draws the question: What's that?
- Hunting for Mammal Fossils in Grasslands National Park
New Canadian of Museum Nature palaeontologist Danielle Fraser is off to an exciting start with a project digging into the evolutionary history and ecology of extinct mammals in Canada. This past summer she led a team into Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan and discovered a fossil site from when rhinos called the area home.
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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.
A donation by Ottawa art collector Ron Gould has expanded the museum’s Nature Art collection, with the addition of 17 prints by artist Sue Coleman.
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