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Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

Botanist blown away

This September I was thrilled to be able to go on a tour of southern Manitoba with my colleagues here at the Museum.  Our mission: to learn more about the people, places and wildlife that calls this part of the province home to generate ideas for new gallery exhibits. One of the most memorable things about our trip was neither a person, nor a place, nor an organism.  In fact, it wasn’t even an animate object-it was a force: the wind.  For anyone who has spent time on the treeless prairies you know what I mean when I say that the wind has an almost tangible physical presence.  Standing on…

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