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Award of Merit

Landscapes of Canada Gardens

The 2017 Urban Design Awards from the City of Ottawa have honoured the Landscapes of Canada Gardens at the Canadian Museum of Nature with an Award of Merit, Public Places and Civic Spaces.

Native mussels fight back

Nature Scoop

See how native mussels are faring in their fight against invasive zebra mussels in the Rideau River.

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Tree Planting and Webcast Mark International Year of Forests

The museum celebrates National Tree Day and hosts a forum about the boreal forest.

Beetlemania! Biodiversity Study Nets New Species, Trains Students

New discoveries await as five-year insect study nears completion.

Ancient Seaway Yields Unique Fossil Discoveries

Twenty years of research unravels the fossil diversity of Canada's ancient marine seaway.

Missing Link Discovery Featured in Extreme Mammals

Scientific palaeo-breakthrough by museum researcher represented in Extreme Mammals.

Monthly Giving

You can now spread your charitable donation to the Canadian Museum of Nature over a full year.

National Geographic Lists Canadian Museum of Nature as Top-10 Family Destination

National Geographic says the museum is a fun destination, calling it a "natural history playground"

Museum Scientist Engages Students on Antarctic Journey

Museum palaeontologist Natalia Rybczynski teaches university students on Antarctic journey.

Beginner's Guide to Minerals and Rocks

New rock-and-mineral guide for beginners by museum mineralogist Joel Grice.

Tracking Insects through Tropical Forests

Tracking insects in Honduras—museum entomologist Robert Anderson heading into 4th year of LLAMA.