VMNH curator workshop at VIMS, Gloucester Point, VA
Workshop title: Capture and Curation Methods for Studying Terrestrial Vertebrates and Invertebrates: Discovering How Important Scientific Specimens Can Be!
Date: March 14
Location: Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA
This day-long workshop will provide details about how terrestrial vertebrates and invertebrates are captured for scientific study and how they are prepared and curated as museum specimens for long-term preservation. Instructors Dr. Kal Ivanov (invertebrates) and Dr. Nancy Moncrief (vertebrates) from the Virginia Museum of Natural History, will also provide examples from their own research programs of how museum specimens are used to further our understanding of Virginia's fauna. Check visit http://www.vims.edu/cbnerr/coastal_training/upcoming_workshops/index.php in early February for registration information.