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  • Biodiversity of the Rideau River: Get into Action, Menu.
    on an interpretive walk There are a thousand pleasant ways to discover the Rideau River Near Your Home Change your practices and do some little things that will help a lot to preserve the Rideau River or a river near you With a Group Join a community group of people like you who would like to do more for the River At School Learn how you and your class can

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/rideau/h/index-e.html (2016-02-07)
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  • Biodiversity of the Rideau River: Resources Menu.
    Enallagma Eastern newt Notophthalmus viridescens Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Would you like to learn more about the fauna and the flora of rivers What about biodiversity Or species at risk We suggest you consult these resources Downloadable Documents Painted turtle Chrysemys picta Web Links Bibliography Glossary Downloadable Documents Web Links Bibliography Glossary Yellow pond lily Nuphar variegata Last Update 2007 05 22 Site map Comments or Questions A Canadian Museum of

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/rideau/j/index-e.html (2016-02-07)
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  • Biodiversity of the Rideau River: Teacher's Guide
    Aquatic Invertebrates Amphibians Reptiles Aquatic Birds Algae Aquatic Plants and Exotic Species Photo galleries offer a close up look at many of the organisms of the Rideau River from the Great Blue Heron to tiny invertebrates Fish Mussels Aquatic Invertebrates Amphibians Reptiles Aquatic Birds Algae Aquatic Plants and Exotic Species Meet the Relatives provides information on characteristics habitat needs life cycles and unique features of common families of fish aquatic birds amphibians reptiles and several types of aquatic invertebrates The Health of the River This leech Helobdella stagnalis seen on the right is eating a snail For three years the researchers and partners of the Canadian Museum of Nature explored the Rideau River analysing even the contents of tiny droplets of water See their summary of the health of the River and the importance of preserving the shoreline Further explore the diversity of aquatic life as you navigate along the River Discover how the plants and animals are doing and learn about the quality of the water Smiths Falls to Burritts Rapids Burritts Rapids to Long Island Long Island to Hogs Back and Hogs Back to the Rideau Falls Biodiversity Explore the concept of biodiversity with your students by asking them What is biodiversity Why should we be concerned Water Quality If the freshwater system is of interest to your students they can find out about the natural components of water and about the quality of the water in the Rideau River Your students can learn about the role of fertilizers bacteria metals and dissolved salts in rivers and the presence of these materials in the Rideau River in particular A northern pike Esox lucius is measured before being released back into the River Rideau River Biodiversity Project Rather like an ecosystem the Project relied on the collaboration of many

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/rideau/i/index-e.html (2016-02-07)
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  • Biodiversity of the Rideau River: Site Map.
    River Water More than H 2 0 The Role of Fertilizers Pesticides Bacteria Dissolved Oxygen Metals Dissolved Salts Health of the Rideau River Along the River Map of the Rideau River Map Smiths Falls to Burritts Rapids Remarkable Results and Map Biodiversity Table Water Quality Table Burritts Rapids to Long Island Remarkable Results and Map Biodiversity Table Water Quality Table Long Island to Hogs Back Remarkable Results and Map Biodiversity Table Water Quality Table Hogs Back to the Rideau Falls Remarkable Results and Map Biodiversity Table Water Quality Table Compare the Sections Comparative Graphs Don t Overlook Health Assessment River Full of Life Historical Perspective Previous Pollution Peak The Role of Vegetation Save the Shoreline The Threat of Zebra Mussels Danger Zebra Mussels History and Geography of the Rideau River Geography of the Rideau River and Maps Cross Country to the Capital And Maps History of the Rideau Canal and Map The Rideau Canal More than 170 Years of History And Map Heritage River A Canadian Heritage River Rideau River Biodiversity Project Origin and Goals of the Project Three Productive Years of Research Community Contribution A Committed Community List of Partners The Project s Partners List of Participants The Project

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/rideau/sitemap/index-e.html (2016-02-07)
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  • Biodiversity of the Rideau River: Web Site Credits.
    production Writing Anne Phelps principal writer Christopher Allaway Catherine Dumouchel Jean Lauriault Nicole Paquette Translation Comtra Inc principal translator Catherine Dumouchel Nicole Paquette Andrée Proulx Kathleen Quinn English Editor Kathleen Quinn French Editors Nicole Paquette Andrée Proulx Francine Bouvier Goodman Green frog Lithobates clamitans Photographs and Illustrations Christopher Allaway Allan G Austin A H Baldwin Ruben Boles Kathleen Conlan Thomas Cook John A Crosby Fiona Currie Lynn Gillespie Paul Hamilton Ed Hendrycks Jean Lauriault Linda Ley Jacqueline Madill André Martel Valérie J May Andy Ormsby Diane Pathy Anne Phelps Judy Redpath Aleta Karstad Schueler H L Todd Fish Illustrations Smithsonian Institution NMNH Division of Fishes We are grateful to the Smithsonian Institution which graciously allowed us to use several fish illustrations Diagrams and Maps Anne Phelps original data Jana Bishop Anne Botman Alex Gillis Graphic Design i4design Jana Bishop Anne Botman Production i4design Jana Bishop Anne Botman Elaine McIntosh Microscopic algae Scientific Advisors Algae Paul Hamilton Michel Poulin Amphibians Francis Cook Biodiversity Catherine Dumouchel Jean Lauriault Invertebrates Kathleen Conlan Ed Hendrycks Mussels André Martel Diane Pathy Birds Michel Gosselin Ken Ross Plants Lynn Gillespie Fish Claude Renaud Water Quality Paul Hamilton Michel Poulin Reptiles Francis Cook Mike Rankin Advisors Rideau

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/rideau/crdts/index-e.html (2016-02-07)
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  • Jeffery M. Saarela—Professional Profile | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Janis J E Keelye E A Kellogg A K Knapp A D B Leaky D M Nelson J M Saarela R F Sage O E Sala N Salamin C J Still and B J Tipple 2010 The origins of C4 grasslands Integrating evolutionary and ecosystem science Science 328 587 591 doi 10 1126 science 1177216 Abstract http dx doi org 10 1126 science 1177216 Article http www brown edu Research Edwards Lab reprints Edwards etal Science2010 pdf Saarela J M and S W Graham 2010 Inference of phylogenetic relationships among the subfamilies of grasses Poaceae Poales using meso scale exemplar based sampling of the plastid genome Botany 88 65 84 doi 10 1139 B09 093 http www nrcresearchpress com doi pdf 10 1139 B09 093 Howard T G J M Saarela B Paszko P M Peterson and D Werier 2009 New records and a taxonomic review of Calamagrostis perplexa Poaceae Poeae Agrostidinae a New York State endemic Rhodora 111 946 155 170 doi 10 3119 08 5 1 Abstract http dx doi org doi 10 3119 08 5 1 Article http si pddr si edu dspace bitstream 10088 8568 1 bot Howard et al 2009 Calamagrostis Rhodora pdf Le Clerc Blain J J R Starr R D Bull and J M Saarela 2009 A regional approach to plant DNA barcoding provides high species resolution of sedges Carex and Kobresia Cyperaceae in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago Molecular Ecology Resources 10 69 71 doi 10 1111 j 1755 0998 2009 02725 x Abstract http onlinelibrary wiley com doi 10 1111 j 1755 0998 2009 02725 x abstract Article http onlinelibrary wiley com doi 10 1111 j 1755 0998 2009 02725 x abstract Saarela J M 2008 Taxonomy of Bromus Poaceae Pooideae Bromeae sections Brom opsis Bromus and Genea in British Columbia Canada Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 2 1 323 372 http www biodiversitylibrary org item 130059 page 333 mode 1up Saarela J M P J Prentis H S Rai and S W Graham 2008 Phylogenetic relationships in the monocot order commelinales with a focus on philydraceae Botany 86 7 719 731 doi 10 1139 B08 063 Abstract http dx doi org 10 1139 b08 063 Article http www nrcresearchpress com doi pdf 10 1139 B08 063 Saarela J M 2007 The North American flowering of the cultivated fountain bamboo Fargesia nitida Poaceae Bambusoideae in Vancouver British Columbia Canada Davidsonia 18 2 43 55 http www davidsonia org files fargesia pdf Saarela J M L Lipsen C M Sayre and J Whitton 2007 Catalogue of the vascular plant type specimens in the University of British Columbia Herbarium UBC Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 1 1 437 448 http www biodiversitylibrary org item 107090 page 445 mode 1up Saarela J M H S Rai J A Doyle P K Endress S Mathews A D Marchant B G Briggs and S W Graham 2007 Hydatellaceae identified as a new branch near the base of the angiosperm phylogenetic tree Nature 446 312 315 and online supplementary information http dx doi org 10 1038 nature05612 Saarela J M P M Peterson and N Refulio Rodriguez 2006 Bromus ayacuchensis Poaceae Pooideae Bromeae a new species from Peru Sida 22 915 926 http si pddr si edu dspace bitstream 10088 3351 1 09 Saarela etal Bromus 915 926 pdf Saarela J M P M Peterson and J Cayouette 2005 Bromus hallii Bromeae Poaceae a new combination for California U S A and taxonomic notes on B grandis and B orcuttianus Sida 21 4 1997 2013 http si pddr si edu dspace bitstream 10088 3350 1 04 Saarela etal Bromus 1997 2013 pdf Saarela J M P M Peterson R J Soreng and R E Chapman 2003 A taxonomic revision of the eastern Asian and eastern North American disjunct genus Brachyelytrum Poaceae Evidence from morphology phytogeography and AFLPs Systematic Botany 28 674 692 doi 10 1043 02 74 1 https repository si edu bitstream handle 10088 3378 Brachyelytrum paper pdf sequence 1 isAllowed y Saarela J M and B A Ford 2001 The taxonomy of the Carex backii complex sect Phyllostachyae Cyperaceae Systematic Botany 26 704 721 doi 10 1043 0363 6445 26 4 704 http home cc umanitoba ca bford PDFs Saarela 20 20Ford 202001 Refereed Book Chapters Saarela J M and S W Graham In press Poineae In K de Queiroz P D Cantino and J A Gauthier eds Phylonyms A Companion to the PhyloCode University of California Press Berkeley Graham S W W S Judd and J M Saarela In press Commelinidae In K de Queiroz P D Cantino and J A Gauthier eds Phylonyms A Companion to the PhyloCode University of California Press Berkeley Saarela J M and P M Peterson 2012 Bromus In B G Baldwin S Boyd B J Ertter R W Patterson T J Rosatti and D H Wilken eds The second edition of The Jepson Manual University of California Press Berkeley Pp 1426 1431 1435 http ucjeps berkeley edu IJM html Peterson P M and J M Saarela 2012 Calamagrostis In B G Baldwin S Boyd B J Ertter R W Patterson T J Rosatti and D H Wilken eds The second edition of The Jepson Manual University of California Press Berkeley Pp 1431 1433 1435 http ucjeps berkeley edu IJM html Saarela J M 2008 Hydatellaceae In McGraw Hill Yearbook of Science Technology McGraw Hill New York Pp 167 169 http books mcgraw hill com EST10 site supparticles Hydatellaceae pdf Saarela J M P M Peterson R M Keane J Cayouette and S W Graham 2007 Molecular phylogenetics of the genus Bromus Poaceae Pooideae based on nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequence data In J T Columbus E A Friar J M Porter L M Prince and M G Simpson eds Monocots Comparative Biology and Evolution Poales Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Claremont California Aliso 23 450 467 http scholarship claremont edu cgi viewcontent cgi article 1090 context aliso sei redir 1 referer http scholar

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  • News | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Navigation Support the Museum Products and Services Careers and Volunteering Museum News The Museum Corporation History and Buildings News Newsletters For Media A new home for Parliament Nature Scoop After Parliament burned on Feb 3 1916 the Museum housed the House of Commons and the Senate for 4 years Home About Us Museum News News News Information Package Green Space and Parking Get all the information about the museum s plans for the west side of the property first previous 1 2 3 4 5 next last 100 Years of Dinosaurs on Display The Canadian Museum of Nature s first fossil hall opened in 1913 and the Edmontosaurus dinosaur mount is still on view a century later Research In the Field Our Scientists at Work From dinosaurs to marine algae there are many lures that draw Canadian Museum of Nature scientists into the field Extraordinary Arctic Extraordinary Arctic festival brought the North to the Museum in April Destination Arctic 1913 Discover specimens collected 100 years ago in the first scientific expedition to the Canadian Arctic The New Season Rockin minerals Burtynsky photos ant invasion live frogs join us for a great 2013 Season Arctic Bound This Summer It s summertime and museum research staff are going to remote northern areas to conduct fieldwork Behind the Scenes of the Museum s Stellar Whale Collection Read about the museum s magnificent whale collection which includes more than 100 catalogued specimens Public Information Session Summary The presentation and discussion at a public information session for the Canadian Museum of Nature Raising a Whale Find out how to get a gigantic sperm whale skull up four floors for the Whales Tohorā installation Cool Science Saturday on February 11 Stay warm during Winterlude at Cool Science Saturday on February 11 at the museum first previous

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