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Buttered Bread Biodiversity

Buttered Bread Biodiversity

It’s not disgusting, it’s science!

Barren-ground Caribou. Photo: Alfred Cook

From Bison to Atlantic cod to Caribou: Is Canada’s (natural) history repeating itself?

The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada recently assessed 40 wildlife species with the vast majority being at some level of extinction risk.

Photo by: Gavin Schaefer

After a tight race, the Gray Jay wins the day as Canada’s National Bird

The gray jay was selected as Canada’s National bird largely owing to the fact that it is found in every province and territory where it is a year-round resident.

October is Mushroom Month!

October is Mushroom Month!

Fall is here and that means the start of mushroom season!

My Year Volunteering at the Museum

My Year Volunteering at the Museum

When one of my professors informed us that the BBM was looking for volunteers, I jumped at the chance to finally evolve into my final form as a Big Biology Nerd.

Ecosystems in Play Opens September 17

Ecosystems in Play Opens September 17

Step inside the card game Phylo and learn how species are connected through the food chain and their environment.

Niche Café Closure

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum and the Biodiversity Research Centre regret to announce that food service at the Niche Café is no longer available.

Congratulations to Derek Tan: 2016 President’s Service Award recipient

Congratulations to Derek Tan: 2016 President’s Service Award recipient

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is proud to announce that our own Digital Media Specialist Derek Tan is one of this year’s recipients for the President’s Service Award.

Group at wetland near junction of Back & Mitchell Bay Road., Malcolm Island. | Photo by Darryl Luscombe

7th Annual Schofield Bryophyte and Lichen Foray Summary

The small group of participants explored the Port McNeil area, on northern Vancouver Island, from May 29 – June 1, 2016.

A Visit to the Queen Mary Elementary School Biodiversity Museum

A Visit to the Queen Mary Elementary School Biodiversity Museum

The class had set up a wonderful set of displays in their library describing and celebrating various aspects of biodiversity.