EPG Events in Cardiff

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Since this is the month of the SPNHC Meeting, we will not be doing a regular blog post. We hope you come back for next month’s post by Nathan Whelan who is doing… Continue reading

Public Lands, Public Fossils: The 10th Conference on Fossil Resources

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Post written by Katie McComas & Lindsay Walker and reviewed by Talia Karim. The Conference on Fossil Resources (CFR) has been held every two to five years since 1986, and focuses on the… Continue reading

Stealing the Spotlight in Natural History Museums: How well do we advocate for our collections in exhibits?

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Guest post by Katharine Corriveau The purpose and value of natural history collections has evolved in tandem with our growing understanding of the patterns and processes that govern nature. In the 17th and… Continue reading

New Lives for Old Bones

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Guest post by Ben Miller Dinosaurs and museums go together like chocolate and peanut butter. In the public eye, the image of towering mounted skeletons of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals is a… Continue reading

Stephanie Allen

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Hello, my name is Stephanie Allen, and it is my honor to write the very first post for the Old Collections, New Managers series. I am a member of the Emerging Professionals Group (EPG)… Continue reading

Welcome to Cracking the Collections

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Welcome to Cracking the Collections – a blog created by the SPNHC EPG. [That’s the “Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections: Emerging Professionals Group” for the uninitiated] We started this blog… Continue reading