Tag Archives: Jennifer Doubt

Bioblitz: Nature Nuts Combine Forces

On your marks! Get set! Go collect! Continue reading

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An unfinished story…assessing the status of Porter’s Twisted Moss

From historic collections to a lasting report, Jennifer Doubt shares the story of a rare moss and the national committee that can help save it. Continue reading

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The Museum of Nature as a rare species hub

Endangered? Threatened? Not at Risk? Jennifer Doubt shares some roles the museum plays in COSEWIC, the national committee that assesses the extinction risk of plants and animals 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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Returning Home

By Mark Graham and Jennifer Doubt Even though we try to use our museum powers for good, there are times when things go wrong. Collectors—both amateur and professional—are dedicated and extremely passionate about what they do. That enthusiasm for collecting … Continue reading

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A Yukon Quest for Rare Mosses Provides Priceless Memories

Gorgeous landscapes, wet boots, and chance encounters…just some of the memorable moments recounted by our Curator of Botany Jennifer Doubt during her first time doing fieldwork in Yukon. Continue reading

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