Monthly Archives: March 2016

An unfinished story…assessing the status of Porter’s Twisted Moss

From historic collections to a lasting report, Jennifer Doubt shares the story of a rare moss and the national committee that can help save it. Continue reading

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The Museum of Nature as a rare species hub

Endangered? Threatened? Not at Risk? Jennifer Doubt shares some roles the museum plays in COSEWIC, the national committee that assesses the extinction risk of plants and animals in Canada. Continue reading

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Hunting the Urban Diatom in Vancouver, B.C. (Part 2)

Searching for the invisible! A visit to the Vancouver, B.C., area by a museum volunteer with a passion for diatoms. Continue reading

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