While we remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, our museum continues to offer plenty of ways for you to be inspired by nature. We invite you to engage with us right from your home.
Have an interest in plants? Keen on the Arctic? The musuem has a role for you! Anyone with internet access can join our “citizen-science” project to record online data for thousands of Arctic plants and lichens, some collected almost 200 years ago.
Beetles are the most diverse group of insects. Among the beetles he studies, Museum entomologist Robert Anderson, Ph.D., has discovered and described more than 200 species of weevils. Learn about some interesting new specimens.
Museum president Meg Beckel considers how staff contributed to each component of the museum's mission.
The priorities of the newly appointed Minister of Canadian Heritage, as defined in the Ministerial mandate letter, highlight the critical role museums play in providing access and enabling scientific literacy for Canadians.
The museum’s Vice-President, Dr. Mark Graham, recently attended the Biodiversity Next conference in the Netherlands. In this story, he reflects on the importance of sharing biodiversity data.
The museum is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Trustees With their arrival, the museum also bids farewell to Board vice-chair Nicholas Offord.
Enjoy this slide show with some new species described by our researchers in 2018
Marine Fishes of Arctic Canada, co-written by fish scientists at the museum, has received the Dartmouth Medal for outstanding reference of the year from the American Library Association.
President and CEO, Meg Beckel, reflects on 2018.