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New Moth Presented to The Natural History Museum

. April 28, 2010

A specimen of a recently discovered micro-moth, found only in the UK, is being presented to The Natural History Museum. The moth named Ectoedemia heckfordi after its discoverer, amateur naturalist Bob Heckford is only found on oak saplings within Hembury Woods in Devon, a site managed by the National Trust. Mr Heckford is presenting the […]

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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Announces Expansion Plans

. April 22, 2010

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County announced today a $30 million plan to create an expansive North Campus on the Museum site in Exposition Park: 3.5 acres of urban wilderness experiences and exhibits, serving as a new front yard for the Museum, and a new nature destination in the heart of Los Angeles. […]

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Focus on Nature XI: Natural History Illustration Exhibition at the New York State Museum

. April 14, 2010

ALBANY, NY – “Focus on Nature XI: Natural History Illustration” opens April 12 at the New York State Museum, showcasing world-class, juried artwork by top illustrators from 13 countries. This exhibition, on view through October 31 in the Photography Gallery, will feature 93 natural history illustrations, representing the work of 73 illustrators from the U.S., […]

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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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