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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.

Ohio Birds class in full swing

January 30, 2017
studnet group birding at Greenlawn cemetery

Like every spring semester the Ohio Birds class is in full swing! 56 students are eager to learn about the life of birds and how to identify birds in the field. We use our museum specimens to take close looks at detailed features on each bird and then apply this knowledge in the field.

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