International Mountain Day

Since 2003, the United Nations has designated December 11th as “International Mountain Day” to call attention to the world about the importance of mountains to life. 

International Mountain Day is dedicated to raising awareness about opportunities and challenges facing mountain regions, as well as building alliances that will bring positive change to mountain peoples and places around the world. Hear from four Royal BC Museum researchers about their work to increase our understanding of mountain biodiversity in British Columbia

Time Presenter
1:30 - 1:38 pm  Dr. Ken Marr, Curator of Botany
1:40 - 1:48 pm  Dr. Victoria Arbour, Curator of Paleontology
1:50 - 1:58 pm Claudia Copley, Entomology Collections Manager
2:00 - 2:08 pm  Heidi Gartner, Invertebrate Zoology Collection Manager and 
Dr. Cherisse Du Preez, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Click this link to join the webinar: 

https://www.exploringbytheseat.com/lesson/exploring-mountain-biodiversity/

You can also watch live on YouTube by following this link  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R-31HZURI8

If you are not able to join live, a recording will also be posted to the Royal BC Museum's Research Portal in the days following the presentation. 

 

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