Our scientific experts manage and curate the museum’s more than 14.6 million natural-history specimens and conduct collection-based research in
- zoology (animals)
- palaeobiology (fossils)
- mineralogy (minerals)
- botany (plants).
The museum also supports the research activities of many independent scientists who have intensive working relationships with our staff and collections.
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- Tom Reaume: A Life Full of Possibilities
Join Amira El Khateeb as she introduces readers to a sample of wild plant sketches by Tom Reaume.
- The Extraordinary Kinonge (Salmon) River and Its Unique Eastern Pearlshell Mussels
Join the museum’s André Martel as he introduces readers to the Eastern pearlshell mussel of the Kinonge River.