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Crayfish in Maine?

June 4, 2017
crayfish mud chimney

Ohio State Ph.D. student Mael Glon is conducting a study on burrowing crayfishes. These crayfishes are adapted to life in habitats such as roadside ditches and vernal ponds that occasionally flood, but are dry for several months out of the year.

Distinguished Staff Award

June 4, 2017
OSU distinguished staff awardees 2017

On May 1 Luciana Musetti, curator of the Triplehorn insect collection, and 11 other OSU staff members were honored with the Distinguished Staff Award for their remarkable accomplishments, leadership and contribution

Mammalogy students learn curatorial techniques

March 7, 2017
Students cleaning mammal skull in MBD

OSU undergraduate students in the mammalogy class taught by Bryan Carstens learned today about museum techniques in the MBD from collection manager Stephanie Malinich.

The students helped with verifying the identification of various mammal skulls.

Mussel ID workshop

February 2, 2017
logo og the 2017 symposium of the Freshwater Mollusks Conservation society

Tom Watters, curator of mollusks at the Ohio State Museum of Biodiversity, will hold a Mussel ID workshop at the 2017 symposium of the Freshwater Mol

Freshwater mussel conservation

February 2, 2017
Tom Watters with freshwater mussel (Columbus Dispatch)

Tom Watters, curator of mollusks at the Ohio State Museum of Biodiversity, gave a talk at the Annual Meeting of the Three Valley Conservation trust on January 28, 2017.

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