Author Archives: Tera Shewchenko

A Trip Downtown: Mounting Plants in the Stone Wall Gallery

When collection staff took their plant-mounting work to the museum’s galleries, learning and enjoyment happened on both sides of the table. Museum co-op student Tera Shewchenko recounts her experience of the experiment with visitor engagement. Continue reading

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Working in the National Herbarium of Canada: A Student’s Experience

Co-op university student Tera Shewchenko explores how the National Herbarium at the Canadian Museum of Nature contributes to society, science and our understanding of the world. She also appreciates what she’s learned about the plants she’s encountered there—find out why even dandelions earn a little bit of love! Continue reading

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