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Bama Bug Fest

July 27, 2019 4-8 pm  @ Warner Transportation Museum This year the museum is launching a new annual event, Bama Bug Fest, to celebrate the diversity and benefits of arthropods, a group of animals that includes insects (ants, butterflies and beetles), arachnids (spiders and scorpions), myriapods (centipedes and millipedes) and crustaceans (crabs, shrimps and crayfish), as well

Museum Expedition 41 – Dallas County Paleontology – Exploring Marine Vertebrate Diversity in the Cretaceous Alabama Tides

The Museum Expedition, sponsored by the Alabama Museum of Natural History, offers a unique summer field experience for middle and high school students as well as the general public. In an effort to provide hands-on scientific field research in the areas of paleontology, archaeology, and practical ecology the Museum Expedition was designed to offer the

TUSCALOOSA NATURE CHALLENGE

The Tuscaloosa Nature Challenge will take place at the University of Alabama Arboretum on Saturday, April 27, 2018 from 9 AM to 3 PM. This annual event is part of the iNaturalist’s City Nature Challenge (CNC) event, and all nature observations made will be included in the Birmingham Metro Area CNC Project. Schedule of Activities All scheduled activities and walks will

2019 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest Exhibit

This year’s Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest is a Joint Project between the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), the Alabama Tourism Department (Tourism) and the Alabama Bicentennial Commission. An exhibit of this year’s winning photos is touring around Alabama this year, and is scheduled to be on display on the Mezzanine level of

Lizards and Snakes of Alabama Book & Exhibit

The Alabama Museum of Natural History and the Univeristy of Alabama Press invites you to join us on February 23, 2019 from 5-7 PM for a reception and book signing event for the release of Lizards and Snakes of Alabama. This long-awaited publication by Craig Guyer, Mark Bailey, and Robert Mount is the latest edition to

Origami for the Holidays

Calling all UA students, staff and faculty to help us create ornaments for our holiday celebration! This year we are asking anyone who is interested to create nature-themed origami that will be used to decorate the museum for the holidays. If you have never tried creating origami before this is a great opportunity to learn how,