Monthly Archives: June 2018

Museum birds tell their tale

What can be learned from a bird’s nest from 1925? Or from a Bird of Paradise collected in the middle of the last century? Michel Gosselin shows us five specimens from the Museum’s bird collection that each tell a very special story. Continue reading

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Ottawa lazurite find points to undiscovered Canadian deposit

Michel Picard tells the fascinating story of a mysterious Ottawa mineral find that ties together glaciers and one of Canada’s great mineral photographers. Continue reading

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