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 hosted some of Canada’s nature leaders n September as part of the Congress of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. The event marked another milestone for the museum and its decades-long involvement with the IUCN.
In recognition of his taxonomic expertise, biologist Ed Hendrycks has been honoured with a “nice surprise”. A Russian scientist has immortalized his name with a new genus of amphipod: Hendrycksopleustes.
Research Associate Thomas Onuferko’s expertise on wild bees is helping Tundra Oil and Gas establish pollinator-friendly habitats on retired oil well sites in Manitoba.
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- Lampreys: Terrifying Alien Monsters or Fascinating Ancient Fishes?
Join the museum’s Noel Alfonso as he answers the question: are lampreys terrifying, underwater monsters, or ancient fishes with an important purpose?
- Fluorite by Fire
Join the museum’s Paula Piilonen as she studies Phnom Bayong, a granodiorite mountain in Cambodia that is rich in fluorite.