Special Beaty@Home, Researchers Revealed, UBC Museum Pass!
Special Beaty@Home, Researchers Revealed, UBC Museum Pass!
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The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment. Our safety plan details the COVID-19 measures and controls required for the museum's common areas. The plan is in alignment with Step 3 of BC’s Restart Plan and UBC COVID-19 Campus Rules. Masks are recommended in public indoor settings. Careful social contact and daily self-assessment are still required.
Wednesday, August 4 at 1:00 pm
Learn something new at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum! We may walk through the museum together, showcase specimens in the lab, and/or show some great museum videos and photos. Expect a wide variety of stories that may include museum history, evolution, ecology, local diversity, biodiversity basics, and UBC Biodiversity Research.
Wednesday, August 18 at 1:00 pm
In the last Beaty@Home session of summer 2021, dive into the biodiversity and importance of rivers. We are thrilled to be joined by Dr. Rick Taylor, Professor of Zoology at UBC and Director of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum’s Fish Collection. Learn about the incredible impact of rivers, his upcoming book and the work that went into it.
Click here to register!

Visit Rick’s website to learn more about his work, including his upcoming book Rivers Run Through Us: A Natural and Human History of Great Rivers of North America. 

* When registering for the Beaty@Home sessions, you’ll see an option to pay as you can. All funds support the museum! We suggest $5 per participant, but with a sliding ticket scale from $0, no one will be turned away.   
Visit the museum this summer! We are open Tuesdays to Sundays, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 
Explore the museum’s six collections at your own pace and with your own focus. Our collections include fungi, moss, plants, marine invertebrates, mammals, birds, reptiles, fishes, insects, and more! Teachers and other group leaders are welcome to design and lead their own lessons or to take advantage of the museum’s ongoing and featured activities. Learn about the current exhibitions on display for your visit, and find answers to some common accessibility questions.
We encourage preparing an activity or scavenger hunt for your self-led visit as a way to frame your trip to the museum. Check out the list of our Educator Resources that can support your visit.

Discounts on our regular museum admission are available for groups of 15 or more. Self-led visits are available throughout the year on any day the museum is open. Submit a Booking Request! 
Researchers Revealed introduces scientists from the Biodiversity Research Centre and the work that they are doing. From oceans to deserts to far-off jungles, these researchers are roaming the globe and uncovering the answers to questions they have about our world. Come see what questions these scientists are asking, and discover how they are answering them!
Mitch Fennell, a Master's student in UBC Forestry, shows how to set up a camera trap. Mitch uses heat- and motion-sensing cameras to figure out how people and wildlife can best share natural spaces. Find out more about his research, and how camera trapping works.
Dr. Anna Bazzicalupo, a postdoctoral fellow in the Otto Lab at the UBC Biodiversity Research Centre explains her research on the fascinating underground lives of fungi and their ability to adapt to harsh environments. She also shares her favourite research memory and favourite organism!
Mackenzie Kinney: Hybridization and Adaptation

Mackenzie Kinney, a PhD candidate in the Schluter Lab at UBC's Biodiversity Research Centre, explains her research on hybrid species of stickleback fish, and how well they adapt to new environments compared to their parent species. 
UBC Museums Pass

Get your passport to adventure at UBC! For one low price, enjoy one visit to both the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) and the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, and receive 10% savings on most items at both museums’ gift shops. Passes may be purchased at either venue.
Explore biodiversity exhibits online.
Check out our current exhibitions at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum.
ReCollections: Oct. 1, 2020 - Feb. 20, 2022

Fire Followers: Jan. 30 - Oct. 17, 2021
Check out our selection of online resources that allows you to access the Beaty Biodiversity Museum from anywhere around the globe!
If you would like to contribute to the museum, we appreciate any donations, purchasing a membership, planning to visit in person, and sharing information about the museum with friends and family.
A Beaty membership means joining and supporting a lively community of people inspired by biodiversity, engaged with the natural world, and dedicated to conservation. Thank you for your support!
About the Museum
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is Vancouver's natural history museum, dedicated to building greater understanding, and a shared sense of community and wonder, around biodiversity. Follow us on our social media channels!
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