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.
Students from across Canada in grades 3 to seven can learn about rocks and minerals in the museum's curriculum-based Virtual School Workshop.
Land, Water, Ocean, Us is a new strategy launched March 16 by the Canadian Ocean Literacy Coalition. The Canadian Museum of Nature is one of the many partners supporting this great initiative.
Discover the inspiring ways in which some of the 2020 Nature Inspiration Award winners have “paid-it-forward”.
We look forward to welcoming back visitors when the closure ends – in a way that provides both safe access to the museum as well as a healthy experience for visitors and staff.
When Canada Post gears up to release a new collection of nature-themed stamps, they want every detail to be perfect. That’s why they work with the Canadian Museum of Nature to ensure accuracy.
The presence of the “Pakenham whale” links to a time 13,000 to 10,000 years ago, when an ice-age inlet of the Atlantic Ocean blanketed parts of Ontario and Quebec. This habitat for aquatic life, known as the Champlain Sea, was created by the retreating glaciers during the close of the last glacial period.
A tiny and elusive marine worm from the St. Lawrence Estuary has a new identity—thanks to the persistence of the museum’s Curator of Invertebrates, Dr. Jean-Marc Gagnon.