Category Archives: Education

Nature Heroes recognized at Nature Inspiration Awards

An inspiring group of nature heroes assembled Nov. 9 for our Nature Inspiration Awards. Mark Graham shares their accomplishments. Continue reading

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“Skeletons Out of the Closet” at the Museum’s Research and Collections Facility

See what amazing things are stored and revealed in the Canadian Museum of Nature’s research and collections facility in Gatineau, Quebec. Continue reading

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Natural Capital: its time has come!

An international conference allowed Meg Beckel to advocate for the importance of natural history collections. Continue reading

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November in West Virginia: Inspiring the Next Generation.

Museum CEO Meg Beckel is part of an international team developing ideas to connect youth with nature. Continue reading

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Shrinking the World to Talk about Nature

Internet technologies helped biologist Paul Hamilton give a talk about conservation to university students in Indonesia without leaving his lab in Canada. Continue reading

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Walking Across the Arctic—On a Giant Map!

Two museum scientists write about their effort to complete an amazing national educational project in collaboration with Canadian Geographic. Continue reading

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Build Your Own Museum

Do you like collecting treasures from nature? Discover the Trading Post at the Canadian Museum of Nature! Continue reading

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Nature Inspiration Awards—Oh, What a Night

Museum President Meg Beckel reflects on a great evening that featured inspirational people, projects and stories—all with a connection to nature. Continue reading

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Fun, Sun and Fatmuckets: The Canadian Museum of Nature Goes to River Day at Petrie Island

Surprising mussels! A team of museum biologists share their passion for invertebrates. Continue reading

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Nature Campers Really STAND OUT!

Mixing in learning with a whole lot of fun! The Museum’s new summer day camps wrapped up last week. Find out what our Nature campers were up to! Continue reading

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