Visit some of Canada's prairie habitats by taking our virtual tours. Pollination scientists will answer questions about the plants and insects that they've been studying in some of Canada's protected prairies.
Mystery of the Western Prairie Fringed Orchid
Visit the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve to find out how biologist Christie Borkowsky discovered who pollinated the rare and beautiful Western Prairie Fringed Orchid.
View a transcript of the video "Mystery of the Western Prairie Fringed Orchid"
The Manitoba Museum’s Collection Vault
Take this behind-the-scenes tour of The Manitoba Museum's natural history vault with Dr. Diana Bizecki Robson to see how research specimens are stored.
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The Sneaky Small White Lady’s Slipper
Dr. Anne Worley with the University of Manitoba talks about why the Small White Lady's-slipper is one of the prairies' sneakiest plants.
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Webs of Western Silvery Aster
Learn more about the intricate plant-pollinator interaction web that the rare Western Silvery Aster plant is part of from Dr. Diana Bizecki Robson.
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The Value of Fescue Prairie
Dr. Art Davis with the University of Saskatchewan talks about how protecting wild pollinators and plants benefits humans.
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Endangered Prairie Moths and Butterflies
Manitoba Conservation biologist Chris Friesen talks about the unusual endangered moths and butterflies that live in prairie sand hills like those in Spruce Woods Provincial Park.
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Saving a Species
Travel with Dr. Diana Bizecki Robson to Spruce Woods Provincial Park to find out how to save rare plants like the Hairy Prairie Clover.
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