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Macoun's Shining Moss: a lucky find. The only two instances in which this species, Neomacounia nitida, was collected were in 1862 and 1864 in Belleville by the renowned naturalist and botanist, John Macoun.
Funding is received from the Government of Canada in response to the museum's closure due to COVID-19.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum is temporarily closed. We look forward to welcoming you back in a way that provides both safe access to the museum as well as a healthy experience for visitors and staff. Learn more about our reopening plans.
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- Science in Isolation: Palaeontology in My Basement
Join Jordan Mallon, the museum’s dinosaur palaeontologist, as he describes how he is able to continue working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Science in Isolation: Tips For Life Under the Dome
Join the museum’s Paul Sokoloff as he provides tips for researchers conducting fieldwork in isolation.