Face-to-face with a researcher: Maxim Larrivée

Face-to-face with a researcher: Maxim Larrivée

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.

To the butterflies

We offer a face-to-face with Maxim Larrivée, a researcher at the Montréal Insectarium and a butterfly specialist. He’s interested in the effect of climate change on these insects, and their loss of habitat. To help him in his work, Maxim is calling on citizens from all over the continent to observe butterflies and share their observations.

Anxious to kindle a passion for butterflies in ordinary people, he also organizes, every summer, a day of observation and census-taking: the Papill-o-thon in Rigaud. It’s taking place on July 9.

If you want to contribute specifically to the census-taking of the monarch and its host plant, the milkweed, sign up for Mission Monarch, a cross-Canada study headed by Maxim Larrivée

Subscribe to Space for Life communications to receive our monthly newsletter, relevant information on events taking place in our five museums, as well as tips straight from our experts.
Subscribe to the Space for life newsletter

To learn more about the essential role of insects and arthropods
Subscribe to the Our Neighbours the Insects newsletter

Share this page

Follow us!

Subscribe to receive by email:
1 Comment(s)
Nanasi12's picture

Are you ready to immerse yourself in a fascinating virtual world in bitlife - Life Simulator? Before your time on Earth comes to a close, build a clean slate for yourself and gradually improve your behavior until you are an exemplary citizen.

Add new comment
Anonymous's picture