- September 3, 2015 - Jardin botanique : Secrets of plants, Space for Life
Behind the scenes at our institutions, there are all kinds of individuals who cultivate the art of understanding and caring for our live collections. These avid experts invite you to share their passions in these short videos.
Solving the mystery of the Anticosti aster
This week we offer you a face-to-face with Luc Brouillet, researcher and curator of the Marie-Victorin Herbarium. At the Université de Montréal Biodiversity Centre, Luc opens the doors of a herbarium where the story of over 700,000 specimens is written on as many meticulously kept pages. And in particular he’ll unveil how he helped solve the mystery behind the identity of one of his favorite plants: the Anticosti aster.
(Video in French only)