Category Archives: Museum

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Photographs as specimens: Adding value.

When entomologists (or collectors in any other branch of zoology) collect a specimen or specimens, they know that they will have little value until they properly labelled. Labelling with the date and location are the […]

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Coming Soon to the Royal Alberta Museum…

The Royal Alberta Museum Curatorial Lecture Series 2013 begins this Friday! While the first free lecture probably does not include bugs (unless that diorama has a stray grylloblalttid or spider that I haven’t noticed…), the two free lectures that follow […]

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E.O. Wilson’s Global Town Hall

Yesterday, biologist E.O. Wilson held a Global Town Hall at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Research Center. During the town hall, E.O.Wilson fielded questions from middle and high-school students in the audience, as […]

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