What has been the impact of the museum’s mission to enhance the understanding of biodiversity through collections-based research, teaching, and public outreach?
This spring, I was looking to find some new ways to get involved with the UBC community. I knew spending a couple months working in the collections would be the perfect complement to my biology degree.
“100 years, 100 Treasures” celebrates the heart of the museum’s collection, the history that brought it together, and the community that makes it all happen.
The Warm Blob affected the entire food chain, from phytoplankton to marine mammals, but its short-term or long-term effects on fish distributions are unknown.
British Columbia is home to a spectacular array of wildlife. Pacific salmon, our provincial fishes, are one well known example, but all is not well with some populations.
Get hands-on and learn about birds with our daily activity: May 7 – 14, 2016 (excluding May 9th) | 12:30 p.m.
Have you ever wondered about the sex lives of birds? You know, the birds and the bees, as the saying goes. It sounds so simple, but avian mating systems are incredibly complex. In fact, most known types of mating systems occur in birds.
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum’s 2.1 million specimens are much more than just fascinating objects on display – they are critical aspects of contemporary research.