Monthly Archive: August 2011
From the Field: Digging for Fossils in Churchill’s Trenches
Summerasaurus Part IV: How to Find Dinosaurs
Mark Farmer recently returned from an expedition to the badlands of southern Alberta with Dr. David Evans, Associate Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the ROM, in search of dinosaurs. Join us as Mark and Dr. Evans put up their notes from the field, detailing discoveries, how dinosaurs are found and excavated, life in the field and more.
Cod and Caribou – good management, natural resiliency or media headlines
From the Field: Southern Alberta Dinosaur Project 2011 – Cherry on top
July 13-14, 2011
Water: The Play set to make another splash at the ROM
Actors Lauren Spring and Thomas Gallezot, co-founders and creative directors of the Extant Jesters and Young Jesters Theatre Companies, return to the ROM with the latest presentation of Water: The Play.
From the Field: Searching for Early Life in Churchill, MB
Entomystery – why did the beetles go to camp?
Five Questions for Hina P. Ansari
Hina P. Ansari’s relationship with Bollywood goes way back to the burgeoning of the industry. Her grandfather was a multi-faceted filmmaker known as one of the leading and first film noir directors of the Mumbai-based industry.
Recap of Today’s Dino Q&A
From the Field: Arrival in Churchill, Manitoba
July 18, 2011 – Welcome to Churchill!
We arrive from Winnipeg by twin turboprop early this evening, after the usual minor delays and frustrations,… pick up our 4×4 vehicle, get settled in at the wonderful new Churchill Northern Studies Centre facility and spend a few hours showing two novice crew members some of the nearby tundra features, including a splendid extended sunset (officially at 10:07 PM, but with a beautifully long prelude).