Monthly Archives: September 2014

Searching for the American Brook Lamprey along the Mighty Hudson River

Sometimes, science is as much about the quest as the result. Dr. Claude Renaud shares his experiences from a recent fieldtrip to locate a specific species of lamprey, which was first described 170 years ago. Continue reading

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Expedition to Davis Strait

A golden opportunity to study the biodiversity in an underexplored portion of the Northwest Passage. Continue reading

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In Search of the Elusive Canada Lynx

On the go for 3000 km! Follow the summer biology research trip of one of the museum’s curators. Continue reading

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Bioluminescence: The World of Gollum and Glow-Worms

A fairy cave or the refuge of a monstrous creature? Discover the world of glow-worms. Continue reading

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Fun, Sun and Fatmuckets: The Canadian Museum of Nature Goes to River Day at Petrie Island

Surprising mussels! A team of museum biologists share their passion for invertebrates. Continue reading

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