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Botanist reveals his favourite grass

While Canadian news stories swirl around weed, Jeff Saarela reveals his favourite grass. (Hint: It’s Canadian homegrown.) Continue reading

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World’s largest botany conference: “Care for Plants, Care for our Future”

What’s big, green and full of plant scientists? The International Botanical Congress, of course! This past July, in Shenzen, China, three Museum of Nature botany researchers gathered with 7000 others at the world’s largest gathering of plant scientists. Read museum researcher Jeff Saarela’s behind-the-scenes account. Continue reading

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