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Blog: June 2021

[image] Francene and Kenneth’s Explorer Corps Anniversary Adventure

Francene and Kenneth’s Explorer Corps Anniversary Adventure

Explorer Corps First to 29. Francene and Kenneth Spencer were looking to celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary while also staying close to home--they are the first people we know of to visit all of the markers!
[image] Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Many of our daily cosmetic rituals have equivalents in Ancient Egypt.
[image] Digging Up the Past to Understand Our Climate Future

Digging Up the Past to Understand Our Climate Future

Utah's Uinta Basin holds important information about climate change.
[image] Egypt's Nile Is Home to a Special Crocodile

Egypt's Nile Is Home to a Special Crocodile

Crocodiles played an important role in Ancient Egyptian culture, and science is still discovering clues about how unique these reptiles are.
[image] Fireflies in New Mexico? Yes, if You Know Where to Look

Fireflies in New Mexico? Yes, if You Know Where to Look

The Western Firefly Project has been tracking lightning bug hotspots beyond the Beehive State.
[image] Eight Stunning Wildflowers You Can See Right Now in the Wasatch Foothills

Eight Stunning Wildflowers You Can See Right Now in the Wasatch Foothills

Take a walk in the foothills above the museum in early June and you will find that it is absolutely carpeted with wildflowers in an array of gorgeous hues.
[image] It's Firefly Season in the West

It's Firefly Season in the West

The Western Firefly Project is finding lightning bugs in unexpected places.