February 19, 2014

Bob Glotzhober receives the “Naturalist” award!

January 13, 2014

Grandma Gatewood

One of the most iconic figures in the world of hiking, not to mention a national symbol for overcoming adversity, is the amazing Emma "Grandma" Gatewood. From Gallipolis, Ohio she was the first woman to hike the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. She hiked the entire 2,168 miles of the trail in 1955, and […]

October 23, 2013

Beautiful Fall Leaves…!?

Now that we've had our first light snowfall this morning and temperatures are dipping down to around freezing at night, leaves will start falling at a faster rate from the trees. So I thought it would be a good day to look at photos of some pretty fall leaves. But are they really leaves!? Look […]

October 17, 2013

Another Use of the Natural History Collections

Written by Curator Emeritus Bob Glotzhober We have posted a few blogs over the past several months about how natural history collections can be useful, valuable and important in different peoples lives. I'm sure we have not fully exhausted the reasons, but let me briefly share this one. Last summer we got a request from […]

August 27, 2013

Snapper Invades Backyard Pond! Wild in the City Part 4

August 19, 2013

I Vacuumed a Passenger Pigeon Today

I arrived home after work one day last week and my wife asked "So, what did you do today?" I casually answered, without giving it any thought, "Oh, I vacuumed a Passenger Pigeon". As soon as I said that, I stopped myself and thought "Now THAT is why I work in a museum"! In what […]

July 15, 2013

What are synoptic collections!?

May 21, 2013

Introducing Our New Natural History Curator

January 14, 2013

Ohio’s Natural History: Dig it – Yet Again!

October 2, 2012

Ohio’s Natural History: Four informal rules of ecology