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Refuge Notebook: Online citizen science: Making your interests count

...volunteers who collected over 100,000 butterfly specimens. You can send insect and spider specimens to the University of Alaska Museum entomology collection (donations:, where the data will be made available through...

...couple donated it to the Honolulu Museum of Art in 1981.Langdon's interest in the piece came from a visit to an Alaska museum where he saw a photo of Price standing next to the approximately 40-foot-tall pole. "It was totally out of place...
New duck-billed dinosaur found in Alaska, researchers say

...someone identified the fossils as dinosaur bones, said Pat Druckenmiller, earth sciences curator at the University of Alaska Museum.Researchers over the next 25 years excavated and catalogued more than 6,000 hadrosaur bones, far more than any...
Kenaitze tribe allows DNA testing on Dena'ina remains

...repatriation process, having ancestral remains returned can be more difficult. To address these issues, the University of Alaska Museum of the North hosted a NAGPRA workshop on Sept. 3 in Fairbanks. Scott Shirar is the archaeology collection manager...
Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains of Alaska

...Researchers have confirmed the discovery of a marine reptile fossil in the Talkeetna Mountains, the University of Alaska Museum of the North announced Wednesday.Fossil bones of an elasmosaur (ee-LAZ'-moh-sohr), a type of plesiosaur...
What others say: Be kind to new arrivals

...notice this far more than we who live here.So be good-natured if someone asks directions to the University of Alaska Museum of the North, restaurant recommendations downtown during the Midnight Sun Festival or needs help deciding what to...
American food exhibit opens in Fairbanks stop in Alaska for the exhibit, which has already traveled to Homer, Palmer and Talkeetna.The University of Alaska Museum of the North is presenting the exhibit, which explores how culture, geography and tradition influence American meals...
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Museum starts collections transfer to new vault

...she said. "I keep a journal every day of work, kind of the raw data."Working with Carrlee this week are three Alaska museum professionals helping with the move and learning from the process. Carrlee said it's been great to have helpers...
Rare shorebird spotted near Juneau Alaska three times before and never photographed, said lifelong birder Steve Heinl, part of the University of Alaska Museum's Alaska Checklist Committee, the arbiter of what's on Alaska's official list of documented birds.Long-billed...
Alaska Museum brings AK history to life at Redoubt

...through unique programs such as the Alaska Museum Day at Redoubt Elementary school...Innovative approaches, such as the Alaska Museum to teaching history, requires...Arthur. The duo will have another Alaska Museum next year at Redoubt Elementary...


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