Category Archives: Events

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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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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It’s Not Every Day You Get to Fly Over a New Dinosaur Museum!

Surprising architecture, fascinating exhibitions and even a helicopter flight over a fossil site! Our CEO Meg Beckel shares highlights from her visit to the brand new Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in Alberta. Continue reading

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Creating a Better Future for the Arctic: The Role of Natural-History Museums

Digitization and data sharing, research collaboration, creation of educational activities for the general public… Returning from a meeting of the Arctic Natural History Museums Alliance, Meg Beckel, President and CEO of the Canadian Museum of Nature, presents the vision and projects of the group. Continue reading

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Arctic Change 2014: Sharing Our New Knowledge with the World

Museum researchers joined the 1200 delegates of this vast conference to share their findings on diatoms, phytoplankton, algae and Arctic plants 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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It all must glow…even the food!

Find out what makes certain foods and drinks glow under UV light. Continue reading

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NatureTalks: Hot Science!

Through its up-to-date mix of cutting-edge science topics, ethical questions and facilitated discussions, the NatureTalks programme has changed intern Dana Moretti’s perception of museums. Continue reading

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Can Dirty Mean Healthy?

Millions of years of evolution can’t be all wrong. Biologist Judith Price, the expert interviewee at our last NatureTalks of the season, explains what parasites and the human microbiome can do for you. Continue reading

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