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Scientist in the Spotlight: Johanna Varner and Georgia Sinimbu

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Life Gallery - Naturalist Lab

The American Pika with Johanna Varner 

Meet University of Utah biologist Johanna Vaner and discover how our changing climate is affecting the adorable American Pika. Look at vegetation survey tools and traps that are used in the field to study pikas. Check out pika scat and skin samples. Visitors can also try their hand at locating pikas in rock slides. 

Included in Museum Admission

 
 
 
 

 

Ant Plants with Georgia Sinimbu

Meet University of Utah biologist Georgia Sinimbu and learn about her work in tropical forests, which explores the delicate relationship between ants and plants. See a collection of amazing ants from the Amazon. Learn about animal and plant interactions in tropical forests and discover the experiments Georgia uses in the field.

Included in Museum Admission