Monthly Archives: August 2015

Plants, Fossils, Stories and More: The Students on Ice 2015 Arctic Expedition

by Paul Sokoloff and Kieran Shepherd The Canadian Museum of Nature and Students on Ice (SOI) have been partners in experiential education in the north from the very first expedition 15 years ago. Museum experts have been accompanying expeditions ever … Continue reading

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Arctic Field Trip: Ice in July Makes for Resourceful Researchers

In mid-July, ice was still blocking access to the 30 islands in Nunavut where botanist Jeff Saarela and his team wanted to do some fieldwork. Read his story. Continue reading

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Plants to Papers

It’s botany field season. Our botanists work hard to share their knowledge! Continue reading

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Fieldwork Matters

Entomologist Bob Anderson is back from his fifth weevil-collecting trip in Guatemala with some new species discoveries. Continue reading

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