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[image] Decoding a Herbarium Sheet

Decoding a Herbarium Sheet

Herbarium sheets are used in our permanent flora collection, and they contain not just the specimen, but a ton of other important information.
Tags: botany
[image] Brighter Students, Better Critical Thinkers, Brought to You by the Museum, Part I

Brighter Students, Better Critical Thinkers, Brought to You by the Museum, Part I

NHMU brings cutting-edge digital education to Utah classrooms, meeting a desperate need for teaching critical thinking skills.
[image] Brighter Students ... Brought to You by the Museum, Part II

Brighter Students ... Brought to You by the Museum, Part II

NHMU brings cutting-edge digital education to Utah classrooms, meeting a desperate need for teaching critical thinking skills.
[image] Our Barcoding Maven: Martha Maezumi

Our Barcoding Maven: Martha Maezumi

Martha Maezumi is an indispensable resource for our herbarium digitization efforts. She has personally digitized nearly 3,000 specimens for the museum and barcoded about 20,000 sheets. Read her story.
Tags: botany
[image] Digitizing our Herbarium Collection

Digitizing our Herbarium Collection

Digitizing museum collections is no small task. We accomplish it with a well-thought-out plan and some crucial people doing the work.
Tags: botany
[image] Where the Black Widow Plays Near the Velcro Weed

Where the Black Widow Plays Near the Velcro Weed

NHMU Wildflower Walks are a fantastic way to spend 45 minutes in the foothills. Held each April and May, they occur on Wednesdays.
[image] Power Tools of the Trade: Paleontology

Power Tools of the Trade: Paleontology

We might think of dental picks and brushes when it comes to excavating fossils, but at times paleontologists have to use some large power tools to move rock.
[image] Collections Manager Tip #389: Don’t Shellac the Mammoth Tusk

Collections Manager Tip #389: Don’t Shellac the Mammoth Tusk

It may have been an accepted technique long ago, but we’ve got better ways to preserve and maintain our fossils.
[image] Indian Art Market 2015: Norman Lansing, 3rd Place Winner

Indian Art Market 2015: Norman Lansing, 3rd Place Winner

Norman Lansing is one of the leading contemporary Native American Indian scraffito artists. He delicately incises, or carves, his spiritually inspired artwork on hand-molded pottery pieces.
[image] Indian Art Market 2015: Gilmore Scott, 2nd Place Winner

Indian Art Market 2015: Gilmore Scott, 2nd Place Winner

Gilmore Scott is a painter who works with strong, bold colors. He paints high southwest desert and plains landscapes, traditional baskets, traditional Navajo homes known as Hogan, and geometric designs that Navajo rug weavers are known for.