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Donald E. Davis Arboretum  “Azalea Festival”

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        Join us at the Donald E. Davis Arboretum for the 2018 Donald E. Davis Arboretum”Azalea Festival”. The AUMNH will be hosting two exhibits.  Come check out some of our over 2,000,000 museum specimens, swing by our Gopher Tortoise education station and meet some of our live animal friends. When: Saturday, March 31, 2018  – Museum exhibits will be available from…

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April Showers Bring…Frogs! ——– FrogWatch USA Workshops in April

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Spring has sprung and the rains have come! It is a great time of year to be a frog in Alabama. Alabama’s 33 frog and toad species form an integral part of the state’s ecosytems, and they provide the soundtrack to our spring and summer nights. Come and learn about these amazing creatures and find out how you can have a hand…

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AUMNH Chapter of FrogWatch USA™ offering volunteer training workshops

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The AUMNH is seeking volunteers for its chapter of FrogWatch USA, an amphibian monitoring program sponsored by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Alabama is home to a great diversity of frogs and toads with over 30 species in the state. However, as is the case in many amphibian rich places worldwide, we are seeing declines in some of…

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Dr. Richard Conniff – The Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of Life on Earth

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The Auburn University Museum of Natural History and the Departments of Biological Sciences and Entomology & Plant Pathology present science writer/NPR commentator Richard Conniff tells the story of the bold and colorful adventurers who risked death to discover strange life forms in the farthest corners of planet Earth. Learn about daredevil species seekers, ranging from the father of modern taxonomy,…

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