Monthly Archives: April 2013

Preparing for the Unexpected When Disaster Strikes

Nature Unleashed, which closes May 5, has a lot to say about natural disasters. But one lesson everyone can take home is to plan and prepare—before the next disaster hits!. Continue reading

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Snapshots at a Museum

Interesting encounters between the museum’s visitors and Arctic researchers enriched weekends at the museum in April. Museum volunteer Jeff Betz reports on the lively questions and debates—and even autograph requests! Continue reading

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The Big Reveal—Canadian Club Sees the Light of Day

It’s a rare event when a plaster field jacket containing dinosaur bones is opened—especially after 100 years in collections! Follow along as we begin work on Dino Idol winner Canadian Club. Continue reading

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100 Years of Arctic Fieldwork

Some things have changed a lot since the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913–1916, but the desire to understand and gain new knowledge about the Arctic is an enduring constant, as botanist Paul Sokoloff can attest. Continue reading

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