Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Future of Our Boreal Forest

Did you know that Canada’s boreal forest is at risk as great as that of the Amazon rain forest? Laura Sutin learned this, and other things, during our recent webcast. Continue reading

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You Mean It’s Not a Book about Bouquets?

On Victoria Island, Paul Sokoloff found plants for the first Arctic flora of North America—as well as his passion! Continue reading

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Weddings at the Castle? It’s Only Natural!

Some brides and grooms opt for the unorthodox and get married among polar bears, whales and even dinosaurs! Continue reading

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The Spa Treatment: Plaisance Blog

Nothing is more relaxing than research on freshwater mussels, according to Jacqueline Madill. Continue reading

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