Monthly Archives: December 2015

My Irish Diatom Adventure (Part 2)

Retrace the steps of museum volunteer Joe Holmes as he collects diatoms in Ireland. Continue reading

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Natural Capital: its time has come!

An international conference allowed Meg Beckel to advocate for the importance of natural history collections. Continue reading

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Snapshots of (Natural) History

A cryptic, handwritten note beside a pressed plant in the museum’s collection piqued a botanist’s curiosity and led to the rediscovery of hundreds of 50-year-old photographs. Continue reading

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