Saturday, May 29, 2010

Leaving for Ottawa to talk about re-curating our fluid-preserved mammals

Check back here the week of June 7 for the next specimen post.

I'm heading to Ottawa for the 2010 annual SPNHC meeting (SPNHC = Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, lovingly pronounced "spinach" by members) this Sunday, May 30, and will return the next Sunday. At the meeting I'll be presenting to other museum professionals about the methods we used to re-curate our fluid mammal collection (the mammals are the first group we tackled and finished back in January). Should be fun.

Here's a pic straight from my powerpoint, our newly re-curated mammals in all their glory:

Au revoir for now!

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