This episode of RBCM@ Outside we’re turning the mic and camera over to our friends at Special Bird Service. Join us for a virtual nature ramble. Special Bird Service members will lead us through a greater Victoria natural area. We’ll definitely have our eyes on the birds, but what else will we discover?
This Week in History: 130th Anniversary
In 2016, the Royal BC Museum celebrated its 130th anniversary. Join CHEK News reporter Veronica Cooper explore one of the earliest specimens from the ornithology collection—a Pigeon Guillemot collected in 1889. (Season 5, Episode 8)
Credit: RBCM and CHEK
RBCM@Home: Citizen Science
Learn how you can become a citizen scientist by using eBird or iNaturalist. Watch John Reynolds, a professor at Simon Fraser University and chair of the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC), explain how citizen science can inform science research and conservation.
RBCM@Home: Let’s Get Ducky
Join Royal BC Museum educator Liz Crocker and curator of vertebrate zoology Dr. Gavin Hanke on a bird walk at Beacon Hill Park in Victoria. Learn about the joy of birding in the winter and about the differences between dabbling and diving ducks!