Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Exploring Biodiversity with First-Year Biology Students at UBC

Exploring Biodiversity with First-Year Biology Students at UBC

Can online learning get students interested in biodiversity?

Adventures in Mountmaking: Building the Backyard Case

Adventures in Mountmaking: Building the Backyard Case

One of our favourite mounting projects at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum: preparing specimens and creating mounts for case displays in a 2014 feature exhibit called Backyard Biodiversity!

10th Anniversary Memory Book

10th Anniversary Memory Book

Celebrate our 10th anniversary with us by sharing your memories of the museum!

Adventures in Mountmaking: Textile Mounts

Adventures in Mountmaking: Textile Mounts

Mount-maker Lesha Koop talks about her experience with textile mounts at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum!

BioBlitz: ‘Pandemic’ Insects

BioBlitz: ‘Pandemic’ Insects

‘BioBlitz’ is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. Groups of scientists, naturalists and volunteers conduct an intensive field study over a continuous time period with the goal of getting the public interested in biodiversity. Read more here! During the Covid-19 physical distancing […]

Beaty@Home Live

Beaty@Home Live

Join us live every Wednesday at 1:00 pm for livestream activities!

Takuji Usui

Takuji Usui

Takuji Usui describes his research on investigating the way in which climate change affects species geographical distribution.

Adventures in Mountmaking: Beaty Boxes

Adventures in Mountmaking: Beaty Boxes

I’ve been making museum mounts for over ten years. Most of that time I’ve spent working at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, the remainder at the Museum of Anthropology. Since I often get asked what a mountmaker is, I’ll describe it! I custom fabricate all kinds of supports for specimens or objects on display. For example, […]

Beaty@Home: Stay Connected Online

Beaty@Home: Stay Connected Online

Until we can welcome you back in person, here are just a few ways that you connect and learn online with us and experience the Beaty@Home.

Butterfly Origami

Butterfly Origami

Fold butterflies out of paper and bring nature indoors! Watch the video and follow the step-by-step to create your own butterfly origami.