Does the term “pack rat” arouse your curiosity, or give you a cold shiver?
A flurry of books, articles and even TV shows have lead to greater awareness of hoarding as a condition that ranges from mild to debilitating. Indeed, by some...
Carl Linnaeus is a name that needs no introduction to students of botany and natural science. Linnaeus (1707-1778) was a Swedish naturalist and explorer who is generally credited with modern definitions and classifications of, well, life!
Let’s face it. Insects don’t get a lot of love, although some get more than others.
People plant gardens to attract butterflies. Honey bees are admired as humble, hardworking marvels that help pollinate about 1/3 of what we eat. Their...
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Produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature and the University of Toronto Press, this 2012 publication includes art by Paul Geraghty, Julius Csotonyl and Brenda Carter along with photos from Canadian Geographic. French and e-book editions should be available soon.
Jun 05, 2013 — Donna Naughton has been fascinated by nature and natural science all her life.
She landed a job at the Canadian Museum of Natural Science almost by accident, while on a field trip tour as an undergraduate. Her book The Natural History of Canadian Mammals was published in 2012 to high praise as a new standard for this topic.
Now retired, Naughton recently realized a long-time dream by moving to an island in the Rideau River, near Kemptville, Ontario - brimming with trees, birds and animals.
Lucy Martin discussed the 10-year book project with Naughton on a Barnes Island nature walk in late May. Go to full article