The ROM's Department of Natural History is offering 3-day workshops that will cover the broad array of families and provide an opportunity to develop specialized knowledge of a group of interest. In addition, we are offering a 2-day workshop on fish species at risk in Ontario. These workshops are designed primarily for professionals -- technicians, field biologists, and environmental consultants -- but other interested individuals are welcome. For information, please refer to the Workshop Information document (PDF).
My name is Christine Black, and I'm a grade 12 student at St. Clement's high school in Toronto. Thanks to Oliver and Kristen, I now love DNA.
Spend the day with your own personal animal guide and help us find some of the world’s most interesting species hidden around the ROM.
Our Animal Explorers are here today!
The Explorers usually spend Friday's napping, however they'll make a special Friday appearance this one day only!
Animal Explorers provide a series of fun scavenger hunts for kids ages 12 and under.
Children can team up with one of our cuddly Animal Explorers and take them along as they explore the ROM.
Viewer discretion advised. Images depict a Komodo Dragon being dissected as it is prepared for the ROM's collections. Some images may be shocking.
Coordinator, Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity
Le renouvellement de la nature des Earth Rangers. Présentation des enjeux de la biodiversité et des mesures que chacun d’entre nous peut prendre pour préserver la nature. Toutes les 20 minutes
Meet Senior Curator of Entomology (that's insects!) Doug Currie on Saturday November 25th, 11am - 4pm and learn about his work with your favourite bug: yes, the balck fly!
Oceans. Canada borders three of them – we have more coastline than any country in the world, some 200,000km. Canadian scientists study all of them – from south-east Asia to the Cape of Good Hope to our own watery borders. The ROM’s own curator Dr. Claire Healy has discovered whole orders of ocean animals, and continues to break new ground (or water) every day. Other Canadian scientists like Dr. Verena Tunnicliffe (Canada Research Chair in Deep Ocean Science) and Dr.