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Science doesn’t stop, even when there’s a war on.
Last week was a busy one for Dr. Elizabeth Moore, Curator of Archaeology at VMNH. Dr. Moore met with met with a variety of people working in archaeology and historic preservation including students and faculty from VCU, staff at the Department of Historic Resources, and professional and avocational archaeologists from the Archaeological Society of Virginia.
Dr. Elizabeth Moore discusses the 44th Annual Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference.
Dr. Jim Beard discusses his first "Microphoto of the Month".
Drs. Elizabeth Moore and Joe Keiper from VMNH identify dead bivalves collected from the Dan River following the Duke Energy coal ash spill.
Dr. Elizabeth Moore and Ray Vodden are reconstructing a skull of a canid in order to attempt to determine if it is dog or wolf.
Dr. Nancy Moncrief describes her recent visit to the Piedmont Governor's School for Mathematics, Science, and Technology.
In honor of Black History Month, the Research & Collections Division would like to recognize the achievements of a selection of pioneering scientists.
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!
Scientists rely not only on specimens but also on the documentation about them.
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.
Dr. Nancy Moncrief recently attended the annual conference of the Virginia Chapter of The Wildlife Society.
Dr. Moncrief discusses her recent presentation.
Intern Katelin Clifton recently assisted Dr. Moncrief with her on-going research.
Dr. Nancy Moncrief describes her recent visit to the Milwaukee Public Museum.
Dr. Nancy Moncrief discusses her recent attendance at The Wildlife Society conference.
Sarah Timm, Geological Collections Specialist, recently attended the Denver Gem and Mineral Show.