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Happy Birthday, Roberta!

Happy Birthday, Roberta!

On this day in Sault Ste Marie Ontario, future neuro-ophthalmologist and payload specialist Roberta Lynn Bondar was born. Of course, no one knew all that at the time. Or even what those words meant. She had to learn to walk first! And to prefer…

An Herb For That

An Herb For That

On October 18, 1616, English botanist and herbalist physician Nicholas Culpeper was born. Receiving early lessons in Latin and Greek, he read widely in his grandfather’s library. He learned about the application of medical plants from his grandmother. Culpeper attended Cambridge but discovered sports…

BIRDCAST ALERTS!

BIRDCAST ALERTS!

NOW! BIRDCAST ALERTS to give us Real Time heads-up about migratory birds on the move. This BirdCast Alert is a project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Colorado State University, and University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Our New Partnership with EcoSchools Canada

Our New Partnership with EcoSchools Canada

We have teamed up with EcoSchools Canada to give students across the country the opportunity to participate in the school-based Bondar Challenge and support their EcoSchools certification application. The nature photography challenge is inspired by the remarkable work of Dr. Roberta Bondar. As the…