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Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation Announces Support for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

. April 12, 2010

Piedmont Natural Gas today announced support for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ new Nature Research Center, currently under construction in Raleigh, through a $250,000 Environmental Grant from the Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation. The grant was given to Dr. Betsy Bennett, Director of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, during a special check […]

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Smithsonian and QVC(R) Announce New Jewelry Collection

. April 12, 2010

Collection Will Be Inspired by the National Gem and Mineral Collection at the National Museum of Natural History The Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex, and QVC, one of the world’s largest multimedia retailers, have entered into a licensing agreement to offer a jewelry collection based on objects in the National Gem […]

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Natural History Museum Butterfly Explorers Exhibition

. April 1, 2010

London’s Natural History Museum’s “Butterfly Explorers” exhibition opens Apr 8 through Sep 26 2010, featuring examples of butterflies from all over the world offering visitors the chance to learn how they live in different climates. Four different habitat zones will be represented in the Butterfly Explorers display: South America, North America, Asia and Africa. Visitors […]

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Creation Museum receives Star of Tourism Award

. March 27, 2010

PETERSBURG, Ky., – The Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau last night awarded the Creation Museum the “Star of Tourism” award, its top annual honor, recognizing the museum’s contribution in attracting visitors to the region. Museum co-founder and CCO Mark Looy was on hand at the Bureau’s 2009 Annual Meeting to accept the award on […]

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Museum of Nature & Science Announces Oldest Bird Fossils in North America

. March 23, 2010

The Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas recently announced the discovery of the oldest definitive bird fossils yet recorded in North America, an enantiornithine bird from the lower Middle Cenomanian (approximately 96 million years before present) of Texas. The specimens found near Grapevine Lake were recently published in one of the profession’s foremost publications, […]

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