The NBM Quilt Collection: Stories from the 18th Century to Contemporary New Brunswick

Quilts tell stories, especially those of their makers. The New Brunswick Museum is fortunate enough to have a collection of these stories stretching from the twenty first century all the way back to the 1700s. The NBM acquired its first piece of bedding in 1927 and has since acquired 411 quilts

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NBM BiotaNB 2015 Finds: Identifying and Preserving Mushrooms

One of the New Brunswick Museum’s major annual events, the 7th annual NBM BiotaNB, has drawn to a close. Every year, researchers from across Canada and the United States join NBM scientists in one of New Brunswick’s 10 largest Protected Natural Areas (PNAs) to study the area’s biodiversity for a

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Bioblitz 2014 du MNB à la zone naturelle protégée du Grand Lac

Le Bioblitz 2014 du Musée du Nouveau-Brunswick bat son plein! Jusqu’au 20 août, une cinquantaine de personnes comprenant des spécialistes, des bénévoles et des étudiants prendront part à des recherches sur la biodiversité de la zone naturelle protégée (ZNP) du Grand Lac, près de Gagetown. C’est le sixième Bioblitz annuel

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Caledonia Gorge Protected Natural Area Bioblitz

Frederick W. Schueler & Aleta Karstad Bishops Mills Natural History Centre via Nature NB The Caledonia Gorge (Protected Natural Area) Bioblitz – is well under way in Albert County, and participants are beginning to get over the fear that vehicles will rupture themselves on boulders or topple off the roads

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Bioblitz event targets Caledonia Gorge

Published Thursday June 23rd, 2011 Telegraph-Journal A3 Sabrina Doyle Environment: Scientists will research numerous aspects in the province’s smallest protected area The untamed forest of the Caledonia Gorge is about to be put under the microscope by scientists searching for earthy treasures. For two research-intensive weeks, they’ll be out in

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Bioblitz producing exciting results

Telegraph Journal For the past week and a half, nearly 20 scientists have been getting up at six in the morning so they can spend the day thrashing through the woods looking for things that most people never even notice. They’re taking pat in a ground-breaking “bioblitz” in the Jacquet

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