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Moncrief attends 94th annual Virginia Academy of Science conference

Tuesday May 24, 2016

I presented results of 2 of my research projects and networked with other scientists.


SCIENCE PROGRAMS AT GRUNDY HIGH SCHOOL

Tuesday May 10, 2016

VMNH scientific staff visited Grundy High School to provide hands-on programming about Virginia mammals.


HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS VISIT VMNH TO LEARN ABOUT WILD MAMMALS IN VIRGINIA

Monday May 2, 2016

Students from nearby Franklin County participated in a hands-on activity to study mammals that live here today and compare them to those that were here in the past.


Bone Identification: Analyzing the Past

Wednesday March 9, 2016

Dr. Elizabeth Moore discusses her recent presentation at Washington and Lee University.


VMNH staff visit the Smithsonian’s collections

Monday December 7, 2015

Dr. Moncrief uses archeology collections to study squirrels that lived here before Europeans arrived in North America.


STEM Day at PHCC

Tuesday November 17, 2015

Drs. Moore and Moncrief led an activity during STEM Day at Patrick Henry Community College.


Moncrief Attends the 95th Annual Meeting of The American Society of Mammalogists

Thursday June 25, 2015

Dr. Nancy Moncrief recently attended the 2015 annual conference of the American Society of Mammalogists and presented a summary of her research.


Dr. Nancy Moncrief presents invited lecture on Virginia's mammals

Tuesday May 26, 2015

Dr. Nancy Moncrief participated in a symposium sponsored by the Virginia Academy of Science.


Students study Virginia mammals

Monday April 27, 2015

Students from Franklin County High School participated in a hands-on activity to learn about Virginia mammals.


Muskrat Love

Wednesday April 8, 2015

Local wildlife makes an appearance on the banks of Lake Lanier.


Need those zzzzs

Wednesday March 4, 2015

Dr. Moncrief provides some insights into why your dogs and cats sleep so much.


Recent visitors to the VMNH Mammal Collection

Tuesday February 10, 2015

Dr. Moncrief recently welcomed local high school students and VMNH staff to the mammal collection for specimen-based programs and activities.


Why reindeer are Christmas symbols

Monday December 8, 2014

There may be some science behind Santa’s choice of reindeer to pull his sleigh.


Virginia Military Institute Class Field Trip

Monday November 17, 2014

Mammalogy class from Virginia Military Institute visits the Museum.


We Let Bugs Do Our Dirty Work

Wednesday November 12, 2014

Biology Research Technician Liberty Hightower discusses preparation of specimens that will end up in the collections as skeletons.  ***Warning - some images may be viewed as graphic.***


Acorns: Abundance, Absence, and the Race for Survival

Monday November 3, 2014

Why are there so many acorns one year, and so few the next?


Flying Bug Zappers

Tuesday October 7, 2014

Bats, which are often featured in Halloween lore and scary decorations, should be appreciated rather than feared.


Let's go to the zoo...

Friday October 3, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief embarks on a trip to the North Carolina Zoo with students from the Piedmont Governor's School for Mathematics, Science &Technology.


Moncrief Attends the Annual Meeting of the The American Society of Mammalogists

Monday June 16, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief recently attended the annual conference of the American Society of Mammalogists and presented a summary of her research.


Moncrief Attends the Annual Meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science

Wednesday May 21, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief recently attended the annual conference of the Virginia Academy of Science and presented a summary of her research.


VMNH Curator of Mammals Dr. Nancy Moncrief Presents Lecture to High School Students

Wednesday March 5, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief describes her recent visit to the Piedmont Governor's School for Mathematics, Science, and Technology.


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.


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.


Dr. Moncrief Visits the Milwaukee Public Museum

Thursday January 30, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief describes her recent visit to the Milwaukee Public Museum.


20th Annual Conference of the Wildlife Society

Monday January 27, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief discusses her recent attendance at The Wildlife Society conference.

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