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Fall Field Trip 2019
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Eighteenth-Century Naturalists of Hudson Bay

4 December 2005

An illustrated lecture by Dr. Stuart Houston

Wednesday, 22 February 2006, 7:30 PM
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street, Winnipeg

From its inception in 1670, the Hudson’s Bay Company maintained a deep interest in the natural history of its territory in North America. Long-term, carefully recorded observations of weather, animals and vegetation have left a goldmine of historical information now in the world-renowned Hudson’s Bay Company archives in Winnipeg. Saskatoon naturalist and retired radiologist Dr. Stuart Houston will describe his research in those archives to reveal the significant contributions of eight Hudson’s Bay Company men in areas as diverse as the ten-year population cycles of lynx and snowshoe hares and the Linnaean system for assigning permanent names to birds.

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