Author Archives: Cassandra Robillard

Moss and Lichen: Wait, what’s the difference?

To Canadian Museum of Nature cryptogam enthusiast Cassandra Robillard they are small, fascinating and loveable. But for most people, a look at the botany assistant’s favourite organisms draws the question: What’s that? Continue reading

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Backyard Biodiversity: Exploring the Museum’s Outdoor Habitats

Who knew? From wet forest to a meadow and a pond, diversity abounds around the museum’s research facility. Continue reading

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