2020-03-17: The global COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold as do institutional and government responses. We are monitoring the situation and responding to guidance and imperatives from Queen's University. For now we intend to stay open for individual researchers for the Spring and Summer but encourage them to access our facilities and landbase each day from home packing their own bagged lunch. We will not host gatherings of more than 10 people, and field courses, large workshops and other such meetings will not be hosted until further notice. For researchers from farther away, we will work to accommodate you in our facilities but will seek to ensure 'social distancing' with only one person per cabin, plenty of hand sanitizer and soap and water, and access to cooking facilities so that individuals may provide for themselves (we are exploring kitchen options). Please contact us should you have questions and note that our plans and actions may change as the situation evolves. Here is a link to COVID-19 resources at Queen's: https://www.queensu.ca/covidinfo/

Should you have questions regarding activities at QUBS please contact our Senior Manager Sonia Nobrega, Operations Managers of our two campuses, Aron Zolderdo and Adam Morcom, of QUBS Director Stephen Lougheed.

Please check back regularly for the latest updates.

BIOL 202 & 103 2016 Winter Visit to QUBS

January 30th, 2016

Saturday January 30th 2016 we welcomed students from Queen's BIOL202 Diversity of Life class to the Queen's University Biological Station. Accompanying them were 4 BIOL103 students who wished to gain some insights on the Station and field research and course opportunities. The main goal of the trip was to do some benthic invertebrate sampling using Ekman bottom grab samplers, along with some leaf litter sampling with Berlese funnel traps. Eventually we will use the specimens for DNA barcoding and creating a 'Barcoding of Life Database' site unique to BIOL201/202 and QUBS.

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