AUMNH Staff member gives mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a turtle

Check out the article below in which David Steen, a postdoctoral researcher with the Alabama Natural Heritage Program and AU Museum of Natural History, describes his mouth-to-mouth resuscitation of a turtle, performed while conducting research in Mobile Bay.   In addition to recounting the rescue, the article highlights the diversity of our region, and the importance […]

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AUMNH Chapter of FrogWatch USA™ offering volunteer training workshops

The AUMNH is seeking volunteers for its chapter of FrogWatch USA, an amphibian monitoring program sponsored by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Alabama is home to a great diversity of frogs and toads with over 30 species in the state. However, as is the case in many amphibian rich places worldwide, we are […]

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Museum Open House – Saturday October 12th – Homecoming – 9am to noon

For the first time, the Auburn University Museum of Natural History is opening its doors to the public. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet the curators and explore the more than 1 million specimens found in the museum’s eight collections. Auburn University Museum of Natural History Open House Saturday, October 12 9 a.m. to […]

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Dr. Richard Conniff – The Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of Life on Earth

The Auburn University Museum of Natural History and the Departments of Biological Sciences and Entomology & Plant Pathology present science writer/NPR commentator Richard Conniff tells the story of the bold and colorful adventurers who risked death to discover strange life forms in the farthest corners of planet Earth. Learn about daredevil species seekers, ranging from […]

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