Category Archives: Green Museum

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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November in West Virginia: Inspiring the Next Generation.

Museum CEO Meg Beckel is part of an international team developing ideas to connect youth with nature. Continue reading

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Our Green Roof: Checking In

A green roof isn’t simply a garden above the ground, it’s a functional part of a building’s envelope. Our facilities director, Marc Chrétien, checks in on the museum’s new-ish green roof and outlines what we’re anticipating from the experiment. Continue reading

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We’re Going to Need New Satellite Photos…

A green roof was recently installed on the museum’s research and collections facility. Botanist Paul Sokoloff describes the advantages and installation of this hidden garden. Continue reading

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