A Celebration of Bill Merilees’ Mollusc Collection

A Celebration of Bill Merilees’ Mollusc Collection

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum was pleased to host A Celebration of Bill Merilees’ Mollusc Collection (clams, snails, chitons, etc.) on the evening of October 26, 2022. Invited guests included members of Bill’s family, long-time world-travel friends, members of Nature Vancouver, enthusiastic snail-research students of Dr. Chris Harley, Director and Curator of the Marine Invertebrate Collection, […]

Pressed Plants, Making a Herbarium – Book Launch and Signing

Pressed Plants, Making a Herbarium – Book Launch and Signing

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is pleased to invite you to attend the book launch of an amazing new book Pressed Plants, Making a Herbarium by Linda PJ Lipsen (Linda Jennings), curator of the UBC Beaty Biodiversity Museum Herbarium. You are invited to learn more about pressing plants and to socialize with fellow naturalists, botanists, and hobbyists during the event. […]

Beaty Biodiversity Museum Staff and Volunteer Holiday Party

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Princeton residents find important dragonfly fossils

Princeton residents find important dragonfly fossils

New fossils of the dragonfly order of insects discovered near Princeton!

BBM Staff and Volunteer Summer Party 2022

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How to Build an A+ Fossil Collection

How to Build an A+ Fossil Collection

Find out what are the steps to create a fossil collection!

Photo Credits: Doug Beckers (Wiki Commons 2.0)

Rethinking with Compassion

How UBC’s Joyce (Lanko) Elliott Revolutionized Small Animal Science.

Spring Break 2022

Spring Break 2022

Join us this Spring Break for a different activity every day, brought to you by volunteers, staff, curators, and special guests!

This sunflower head has 55 clockwise spirals and 34 counter-clockwise spirals (34 and 55 are successive numbers in the Fibonacci sequence. ["Sunflowers" by CarmineMedia is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]

Fibonacci Day

Who was Fibonacci and why is he relevant to biodiversity?

Falcons in Waist Coats

Falcons in Waist Coats

The Museum cabinets are like photo albums for our Curators. Read about the Aplomado, one of the specimens in the Cowan Tetrapod Collection falcon’s cabinet.