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Events

19 Sep

The Buzz About Bees

10:00 AM-4:30 PM

20 Sep

The Buzz About Bees

10:00 AM-4:30 PM

20 Sep

Freshwater Mussel Exhibit

10:00 AM-4:30 PM

21 Sep

The Buzz About Bees

10:00 AM-4:30 PM

News

Alabama’s Watery Past Is a Warning

Alabama’s Harrell Station, roughly 45 miles west of Montgomery and 150 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico, seems like the last place someone would go to explore the ocean. But crumbling out of the dusty ground, which has been wrinkled into gullies of white chalk, are the remnants of an ancient sea.

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Alabama’s Return to the Sea

Alabama’s Harrell Station, roughly 75 kilometers west of Montgomery and 250 kilometers inland from the Gulf of Mexico, seems like the last place someone would go to explore the ocean. But crumbling out of the dusty ground, which has been wrinkled into gullies of white chalk, are the remnants of an ancient sea.

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IMLS Grant Awarded to Paleontology Collection

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded a $39,944 grant to the paleontology collections of the Alabama Museum of Natural History. The goal of this project is the rehousing, digitizing, and imaging of the historic invertebrate paleontology and type collections over the next two years starting in September.

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