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Dinosaur Trackways are Way Cool because . . .
Sunday, April 1  | 1:00 - 2:00 pm

What do you know about the dinosaurs that used to roam across BC? How do scientists use trackways and other fossils to learn about dinosaur behaviour? Join the Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre’s (PRPRC) Museum Director & Curator of Palaeontology Richard McCrea and Curator & Collections Manager Lisa Buckley to learn all about trackway fossils and the creatures who made them.

Included with museum admission or membership.
Holiday Hours 
The museum will be closed on Friday, March 30 for Good Friday. We will be open regular hours for the rest of Easter weekend, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1, and closed on Monday, April 2.

Tomorrow night!
Dinosaurs in your Backyard:
Exploring British Columbia’s Trackways

Thursday, March 29 | 5:00 - 8:30 pm
Come by for a special evening with the Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre (PRPRC). You will learn about the palaeontology work being done in BC, the long history of dinosaur track work in our province, and some scientific surprises!

The museum will be open with admission by donation starting at 5:00 pm with the presentation starting at 6:00 pm. Stick around after the talk for a guided museum tour.

Spring Break 2018
Daily through April 1
There are a few days left to become a biodiversity expert this Spring Break! Join the Beaty Biodiversity Museum every day at 12:00 pm for a different hands-on activity, brought to you by volunteers, staff, curators, and special guests! Meet new friends while exploring different aspects of the biodiversity around us.

All activities are open to all ages and are included with membership or admission on a drop-in basis, unless otherwise noted on the event listing.

Beaty Nocturnal
Thursday, April 19 | 5:00 - 8:30 pm
Come by for a night at the museum!

On the third Thursday of every month, the museum will stay open late offering activities until 8:30pm. Admission by donation, all ages welcome. 

This month will feature a special event to celebrate the opening of Life: As We've Known It and will be part of the Capture Festival.

Crows are Way Cool because . . .
Sunday, May 6  | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Crows nest in our street trees, steal food from our beach picnics, and, if we’re lucky, we’ve seen thousands fly eastward like a river in the sky, heading to their winter roost in Burnaby. But did you know that they can remember your face for years, solve puzzles too hard for human toddlers, and know to only use crosswalks when the light is red? Post-doctoral researcher Ben Freeman will take you on a tour of how crows live their life alongside us here in Vancouver and explain why they have evolved so many way cool behaviours.
Included with museum admission or membership.

Now open!
Life: As We've Known It

March 17 - August 19, 2018
Reflect on the beauty and fragility of life through intimate photographic portraits of the flora, fauna, and fossils in our museum.
Included with museum admission or membership.
Culture at the Centre
March 18 - October 8, 2018
Culture at the Centre at the Museum of Anthropology and this satellite exhibition at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum offer insight into the important work Indigenous-run cultural centres and museums in British Columbia are doing to honour and support their culture, history, and language.

Included with museum admission or membership.
START: Pollinators
December 3, 2017 - May 6, 2018
Science to Art (START) is a travelling museum project that inspires elementary and secondary students to design and create exhibits through intergenerational collaboration with art mentors. Engage with the artwork of over 300 elementary and secondary students as they explore the importance and curious nature of pollinators. Participants created museum exhibits to share their research into local environmental issues and promote positive change in their communities.

Included with museum admission or membership.
Biodiversity Around Town 
Richmond Cherry Blossom Festival
Sunday, April 8 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Garry Point Park, Steveston Village

Greater Vancouver Regional Science Fair
Saturday, April 14 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
AMS Student Nest, UBC

Earth Day Activities
Sunday, April 22 | various
UBC Botanical Garden

Composting with Worms
Thursday, April 26 | 6:00 - 8:30 pm
UBC Farm

Goodbye Chums!
Sunday, April 29 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kanaka Creek Regional Park

Herbarium Workshop: Create Your Own Plant Specimen
Saturday, June 16 | 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
UBC Botanical Garden
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losed on Mondays and statutory holidays.
The museum is open late on the third Thursday of every month with admission by donation.

A Beaty Biodiversity Museum membership means joining and supporting a lively community of people inspired by biodiversity, engaged with the natural world, and dedicated to conservation. 

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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