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BUG FAIR: May 16 - 17, 2015

Saturday and Sunday, May 16 - 17, 9:30 am - 5 pm

The 29th annual Bug Fair is the "Year of the Butterfly." Flutter over to the Museum for a weekend full of exhibitors, vendors, bug chefs, and more.

More info here

First Fridays: Previous Seasons

Over the past decade, First Fridays has introduced adult audiences to a new kind of museum experience.

Explore past First Fridays and see which of your favorite scientists and musicians were here at NHM!

 

Lectures, Discussions, and Screenings

 

Citizen Science + Cocktails: California Roadkill Observation System

May 7, 2015 ǀ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Roads, highways and other human endeavors harm wildlife and ecosystems. To understand the degree, location, and type of harm, we need massive data collection about where wildlife occur and what they are doing. Dr. Fraser Shilling (Director of the Road Ecology Center at the University of California, Davis) will discuss two ways that volunteers can collect data about wildlife, both dead and alive: The California Roadkill Observation System and The California Wildlife Observation Systems.

Program Schedule:
5:00 pm Reception (cash bar)
6:00 pm Lecture (20-30 min presentation followed by Q&A)
7:30 pm Event concludes

Cost: Free to the public

RSVP: nature@nhm.org