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We've been on Instagram, @beatymuseum, for over a year! Here are some of our most popular posts on Vancouver Is Awesome.

RBCM Species at Risk
Monday, June 29, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
The Royal BC Museum is hitting the road this summer to discuss what BC could lose if we don’t make big changes to our relationship with the natural world. See the travelling exhibition when they stop here.

Free to visit travelling exhibition. 50% off general admission to the museum on the same day. 

Ask an Expert about Fish Bioacoustics
Sunday July 5, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Did you know that fish can hear? Ask an expert about how they pick up sounds in the water through their bodies and in their internal ear.

Free for the public. 

Badgers are Way Cool...
Sunday July 5, 2015 | 1:00 p.m. 
Did you know that a badger once lived in the White House? Come learn about these misunderstood animals with Daniel Justice, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Literature and Expressive Culture in the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program at UBC.

Included with museum admission or membership.

Science and Art: Flathead En Plein Air Symposium
Saturday, July 11, 2015 | 2:00 p.m. 
Talks celebrating the opening of the Flathead En Plein Air spotlight exhibition, paintings from the Flathead – a region that has been described as one of the most ecologically important places on the planet.

Included with museum admission or membership. 

Campus Walk - Living Fossils
Saturday, July 18, 2015 | 10:15 a.m. 
Join Perry Poon from the Vancouver Paleontological Society on a walk around campus looking at live examples of prehistoric plants (e.g. Gingko, Dawn Redwoods).

Included with museum admission or membership.

34 Wonders of the World 
May 22, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Explore 34 biodiversity hotspots around the world through stunning images. Presented by Terre Sauvage, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, and the Nature Picture Library. In partnership with the French Consulate of Vancouver
Included with museum admission or membership.

March 11, 2015 - September 6, 2015
Take a closer look at local insect life in this exhibition of photographs. Enjoy daily hands-on programs about insects and drop-in activities in the gallery.
Included with museum admission or membership.
Parks Canada Gulf Islands BioBlitz
Saturday, July 17, 4:00 p.m. - Sunday, July 18, 2015 4:00 p.m. 
Participate in drop-in programs or guided species surveys with expert leaders. No prior knowledge required. All you need is enthusiasm! Your main task will be to help find plants and animals and to record them, either on a smart phone with iNaturalist or with a digital camera. A minimum two-hour commitment is required. Most suitable to families with children 10 and over.
Biodiversity Around Town 
Paleontological Field Trip to Chuckanut, Washington 
Saturday, June 27, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. 
Vancouver Paleontological Society
Farmers Market 
Saturdays, July 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
UBC Farm   
Upcycled Bumblebee Nest Making Workshop
Sunday, July 12, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. - 12: 30 p.m. 
Homesteaders Emporium 
Taste of Terroir Dinner
Thursday, July 16, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  
UBC Botanical Garden
BC Fuchsia & Begonia Society Annual Show & Competition
Saturday, July 25 - Sunday July 26, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
VanDusen Botanical Garden

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