Carpool Conversations: What is Relevancy?

Carpool Conversations: What is Relevancy?

March 17, 2017

A few of us commute from Vancouver to Britannia every day. On some of those days, the conversations regarding the exhibits, the programming, or even broader ideas regarding museums get bantered about.

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We've got Worms!

We've got Worms!

November 1st, 2016

The Museum has worms! Find out about how worms are helping reduce the Museum's environmental footprint.

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Beneath the Surface: The Story Behind the Exhibit

Beneath the Surface: The Story Behind the Exhibit

April 14th, 2016

Water, arguably is our most precious resource. To understand the full-importance of water, we need to look beneath the surface.

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Juan de Fuca's Volcanic Legacy

Juan de Fuca's Volcanic Legacy

January 22, 2016

Those of us who live on the Pacific Northwest know that it is a geologically dynamic place. It's not something we are generally aware of, but earthquakes periodically shake us into remembering just who - or what - is in charge. 

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Sea to Sky Geotour

Sea to Sky Geotour

August 24, 2015

Have you ever considered though how the beautiful mountain summits formed, or what geological hazards are managed through man's intervention? 

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Life or Lifestyle

Life or Lifestyle

August 11, 2015


While recently on vacation in Costa Rica I engaged in something I usually do not do – I went on a guided tour – a tour that impacted me more than I imagined it could have.

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Kerosene Can Shingles

Kerosene Can Shingles

March 25, 2015

Back in the early years of the Britannia Mine, self-sustainability was a way of life. Not through concerns about climate change or our ecological footprint, but because there was no choice.

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Rethink: Less is More -- Simplicity Parenting

Rethink: Less is More -- Simplicity Parenting

April 23rd, 2015

What unique role can parents play in reducing the impact on the environment? Should they bare the responsibility?

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Rethink: Why Me?

Rethink: Why Me?

April 17th, 2015

Why should we take responsibility for the collective environmental impact on the planet? We're glad you asked.

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