Sharp Eyes, Flat Plants

SPHERE Festival

2022-09-22 16:30 2022-09-22 19:30 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Sharp Eyes, Flat Plants

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/31656

In-person event

Drop by for a close-up look at amazing mosses and other very special plants, with your friends from the National Herbarium of Canada, housed within the Canadian Museum of Nature. Chat with museum botanists, including Jennifer Doubt and Paul Sokoloff.
See how plants and mosses are collected, pressed and preserved to reveal their information slowly, over the centuries. Learn how paying attention to our green brethren can give us clues to climate change.

Try identifying plants:...

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Canadian Museum of Nature,240 McLeod Street,Ottawa,Canada
Thursday, September 22, 2022
4:30 PM EDT
Canadian Museum of Nature 240 McLeod Street Ottawa Canada
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Drop by for a close-up look at amazing mosses and other very special plants, with your friends from the National Herbarium of Canada, housed within the Canadian Museum of Nature. Chat with museum botanists, including Jennifer Doubt and Paul Sokoloff.
See how plants and mosses are collected, pressed and preserved to reveal their information slowly, over the centuries. Learn how paying attention to our green brethren can give us clues to climate change.

Try identifying plants: as in music, you’ll see that it helps to have the right key!

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