Posts Tagged ‘blue whale’

Weekend coverage ideas: Beaty Biodiversity Museum opens; 20th Apple Festival celebrated at UBC

Oct. 15, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

The media and public are invited to two major events at UBC this weekend. The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is opening its doors to the public, and the annual Apple Festival will be held at the UBC Botanical Garden.

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The Blue Whale Exhibit at the University of British Columbia's new Beaty Biodiversity Centre is the largest in Canada and articulated in the species' signature lunge-feeding pose  - Photo by Martin Dee

UBC opens Beaty Biodiversity Centre, unveils Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton exhibit

May. 13, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia today officially opened the Beaty Biodiversity Centre, new home to some of the world’s top biodiversity researchers and Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton exhibit.

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Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton to embark on final journey at sea for UBC

Apr. 6, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

Twenty-three years after it washed up on the coast of Prince Edward Island, the skeleton of a 25-metre blue whale will embark on its final journey at sea tomorrow before arriving at its permanent home as the centerpiece of the UBC Beaty Biodiversity Museum.

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