Rainy Day

The Rocky Mountains are a beautiful sight to behold with many interesting flora and fauna associated, however along with the interesting terrain comes unpredictable and often unpleasant weather. Evidently, this makes insect collecting difficult for the crew; so today during one of these rainy spells we sorted insects in the safety of the BIObus. Continue reading “Rainy Day”

Brought back down to earth

No matter how comfortable we feel in the wilderness there is always some way to bring us back “down to earth”. Examples ranging from the riveting grandeur of the 120 million year old Rocky Mountains, to the miniscule conservation of insect structures from millions of years before that when the area of Banff National Park was first emerging from the oceans (over 500 million years ago). Continue reading “Brought back down to earth”