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Scientists in Black History Month

Wednesday February 26, 2014

In honor of Black History Month, the Research & Collections Division would like to recognize the achievements of a selection of pioneering scientists.


Smithsonian Science HOW Webcasts

Thursday February 20, 2014

Virginia Museum of Natural History has a unique opportunity for Virginia Middle Schools to participate in live interactive webcasts with Smithsonian scientists and VMNH. 


Goin' Mobile...

Wednesday February 19, 2014

Our address is 21 Starling Avenue in Martinsville, Virginia. We do a lot, and a lot of good, down here in the south-central area of the Commonwealth. But... our mission says we are to interpret Virginia’s natural heritage for all citizens. That’s a big task – and we’re getting there!


A Visit to the Bailey-Law Special Collection

Monday February 10, 2014

Scientists rely not only on specimens but also on the documentation about them.


What's New?

Monday February 10, 2014

Museums are good at preserving the record of the past, and using the knowledge gained from our specimens and artifacts to plot new roads to the future. Information gleaned from archaeological records hundreds of years ago assists wildlife management experts restore natural communities as they were prior to European contact.


Moncrief Attends the Annual Meeting of the Virginia Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Monday February 10, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief recently attended the annual conference of the Virginia Chapter of The Wildlife Society.


Mad Scientists Take Over the Museum!

Tuesday February 4, 2014

In January, VMNH Department of Education and Public Programs hosted two "Mad Scientist" themed sleepovers.


VMNH Curator of Mammals Dr. Nancy Moncrief Presents "Coffee with a Curator" Program

Tuesday February 4, 2014

Dr. Moncrief discusses her recent presentation.


Katelin Clifton Interns with VMNH Mammal Department

Monday February 3, 2014

Intern Katelin Clifton recently assisted Dr. Moncrief with her on-going research.

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