Natural History Collections: Now That’s Preserved!

April 29, 2011, Los Angeles, CA

Ever wonder how fluid-preserved specimens, birds, mammals, fish, vertebrate paleontology or minerals are managed within a museum context? Natural History collections present special challenges because they include an entire spectrum of animal, vegetable and mineral items which range in various stages of growth. Learn how these collections are managed and how the structure of a Natural History museum might (or might not) differ from your institution.