Natural History

Virginia Living Museum closed due to flooding

Virginia Living Museum is closed on Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Aug. 25, 26 and 27) due to an early morning flash flood. Water came over the museum’s floodgates, inundating the entire lower level of the main museum building and the Wason Education Center early Saturday morning. No museum animals were harmed. The purpose of the […]

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum presents Natural History of the Sonoran Desert

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum presents Natural History of the Sonoran Desert

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum presents Natural History of the Sonoran Desert a two-day natural history course on Oct 20, 2012 – Oct 21, 2012. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Through indoor lectures and outdoor hikes, both on the museum grounds as well as in the Tucson Mountains, the museum covers the following topics: definition of a desert biome, […]

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Florida Museum of Natural History scientists find 87 eggs in largest python from Everglades

University of Florida researchers curating a 17-foot-7-inch Burmese python, the largest found in Florida, discovered 87 eggs in the snake, also a state record. Scientists at the Florida Museum of Natural History on the UF campus examined the internal anatomy of the 164.5-pound snake Friday. The animal was brought to the Florida Museum from Everglades […]

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National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium presents Amazon Voyage. Vicious Fishes & Other Riches.

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium presents Amazon Voyage. Vicious Fishes & Other Riches.

Lower Mississippi River Museum presents Amazon Voyage. Vicious Fishes & Other Riches, an exhibition on view through October 31, 2012. National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium presents Amazon Voyage. Vicious Fishes & Other Riches. The exhibit mixes real scientific research, light humor, and whimsical artwork into a fun, interactive experience for visitors of all ages, […]

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Western Australian Museum Albany presents new discoveries in the world around us

Western Australian Museum – Albany presents new discoveries in the world around us in the next In the Wild West lecture at the Western Australian Museum – Albany on 16 and 17 August. ‘New discoveries in the world around us’, presented by WA Museum Head of Terrestrial Zoology Dr Mark Harvey will reveal some of […]

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Western Australian Museum Kalgoorlie-Boulder announces public lectures

Western Australian Museum Kalgoorlie-Boulder announces public lectures

The Western Australian Museum – Kalgoorlie-Boulder will host two public lectures on mining and malleefowl on August 15 and 19, in celebration of National Science Week. Kalgoorlie – Boulder’s ‘Superpit’ Image courtesy of KCGM WA Museum – Kalgoorlie-Boulder Regional Manager Zoe Scott said the first lecture, presented by KCGM Senior Exploration Geologist David Nixon on […]

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Denver Museum of Nature & Science Receives $3.75 Million Gift

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has received a series of grants totaling $3.75 million from the Avenir Foundation in support of the Museum’s new Collections Conservation Center, currently under construction. The funds will also provide critical funding for long-term collections conservation. The Avenir Foundation supports educational, arts, and cultural activities. The Conservation Center […]

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National Museum of Wildlife Art presents Carl the Chipmunk exhibition

National Museum of Wildlife Art presents Carl the Chipmunk exhibition

National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole presents Carl the Chipmunk a summer exhibition at the museum, “Carl: Original Illustrations by John Potter,” open through August 5, 2012, offers visitors a behind-the-scenes look at how words and images come together into a final book. In addition to presenting Potter’s lively original illustrations, the museum […]

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Burpee Museum of Natural History announces Rick’s Picks. A Lifelong Affair With Guitars and Music

Burpee Museum of Natural History announces Rick’s Picks. A Lifelong Affair With Guitars and Music

Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, Illinois presents Rick’s Picks. A Lifelong Affair With Guitars and Music. Opening August 11, 2012. A celebratory concert, Rick Nielsen & Friends is being planned for January, 2013. Rick Nielsen, circa 1978, showcasing his Hamer Checkerboard Standard–the guitar that change it all. About Rick’s Picks It’s Guitars. It’s […]

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