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FACTS Conference 
Friday, May 13, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
A mixed panel composed of renowned scientists, entrepreneurs and researchers from both France and Canada will be debating the latest methods to protect biodiversity and exploring the recent significant innovations that remediate human impact.
The conference will be webcasted here: Take part on Twitter with #FACTSvan16 (@Vancouver_CB) 
Free. RSVP - spaces limited. 

How Dangerous are Alien Plants?
Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 2:00 p.m.
Join Dr. Hermann Muhle as he discusses plants in the Lone Valley in Southern Germany in light of the 2013 European Commission's regulation proposal for dealing with invasive alien species. 
Included with museum admission or membership.

Table of Treasures – Penguins
Sunday, May 1, 2016 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Ildiko Szabo, Assistant Curator of the Cowan Tetrapod Collection, will have a table full of treasures related to penguins. Stop by to ask her your penguin-related questions.
Included with museum admission or membership. 

Penguins are way cool because…
Sunday, May 1, 2016 | 1:00 p.m.
Join Ildiko Szabo, Assistant Curator of the Cowan Tetrapod Collection, for this hands-on look at nine species of penguins from the museum's collection, including our Emperor on display.
Included with museum admission or membership.  

Bird Week 2016
May 7 – 14, 2016 (excluding May 9th) | 12:30 p.m.
Get hands-on and learn about birds with our daily activity. Meet under the whale.
Included with museum admission or membership.

See native plants in their natural setting with biologist David Cook. Learn about the ecological roles played by each species while strolling around picturesque UBC campus.
Included with museum admission or membership.

The Bees in Your Backyard
Sunday, May 22, 2016 | 2:00 p.m.
Urban beekeeping has grown in popularity, but honey bees are just one of the 4,000 different species in the United States and Canada. Author Joe Wilson will explore the importance of bees in our ecosystem, why beekeeping has become so popular, how to identify different types, and how to draw more bees to your backyards.

UBC 100: What’s Next 
Saturday, May 28, 2016 | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Join us for Museum Tours, Puppet Shows, and screenings of our whale documentary Raising Big Blue throughout the day. At 4:00 p.m. find out which treasures were elected into our special centennial exhibiton at the unveiling. 

From Meadows Woodlands Far and Near
March 10, 2016 - September 4, 2016

From Meadows Woodlands Far and Near features Brigitte Potter-Mael's delicate watercolours and striking woodcuts, as well as Proverbial Botany, a collaborative piece with sound artist Andreas Kahre. The works are inspired by plants from the landscapes of Lone Valley, Germany and British Columbia. 

Included with museum admission or membership.

Biodiversity Around Town 
Anecdotal Evidence
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 7:00 p.m. 
STEM Mentoring Cafe
Monday, May 2, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Untold Stories Vol II - Collisions between Art and Science
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 | 8:00 p.m. 
Cafe Deux Soleils
Port Moody Ecological Society Fingerling Festival
Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Port Moody Recreation Centre & Noons Creek Hatchery  
Nerd Nite Vancouver 
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. 
Vancouver Aquarium 

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The museum is closed on Mondays and statutory holidays. 

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About the Museum
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum strives to inspire an understanding of biodiversity, its origins, and importance to humans through collections-based research, education, and outreach.
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