Museum BuzzWelcome to the Museum Buzz, the blog of the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History.
Join our Email List!
Category Archives: Uncategorized
We won a CAMMY! The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History has been selected to receive a 2012 Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Museum Education for our Neary Lagoon Wetland Walk. The Superintendent’s Awards for Excellence in Museum Education competition … Continue reading
Coastal Lagoons Exhibit After several weeks of fabrication and preparation, staff and volunteers came together this week to put up our new exhibit, Coastal Lagoons: A Closer Look through Art, History, and Science. Come explore seven local lagoons. Find out … Continue reading
Tide Comes in Monday This Monday staff and volunteers will join Frank Perry to put up our new Fall exhibit, Coastal Lagoons: A Closer Look through Art, History, and Science. What will the exhibit look like? How will it be … Continue reading
Crimson Columbine Aquilegia formosa (also named Western, Scarlet, or Red) On a warmish afternoon hiking down Eagle Creek trail in Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, amongst the green foliage of Blackberry, Poison Oak, small Oak shrubs, and Golden Chinquipin I … Continue reading
Docent Training Coming up on September 12 is our first docent training of the 2011-2012 school year. Join us for four weeks of Monday trainings (10-1pm) to learn about our Museum exhibits, Ohlone people and culture, and our experiencial Neary … Continue reading
Jaime is a mom! This past Sunday morning our outstanding Outreach Coordinator, Jaime, gave birth to to Katharine Ava Karaszweski. We are thrilled for the new addition to the Museum family and wish Jaime, Tyler, and Katharine the best! We … Continue reading
Panel Discussion With the Endangered Neighbors Panel Discussion: Focus on Wetlands taking place at the Museum last night our summer time exhibit concluded its third and final education program. The final day for Endangered Neighbors is September 10 so make … Continue reading
Photo Contest Winners And the awards go to… 1st Place – “The Nesting Jewel” by Katrina Espinoza, Age 10 2nd Place – “Eucalyptus (Pale)” by Nathaniel Livingston, Age 12 3rd Place – “Gopher Snake in our garden” by Ronja McArthur, … Continue reading
Super Summer Saturdays And that’s a wrap. Just like that July is over and this past weekend our summertime series finished with a finger picked finale by the Banana Slug String Band. Doug “Dirt” and “Airy” Larry brought some sweet … Continue reading
Super Summer Saturdays Last weekend we enjoyed a hands-on reptilian learning experience during our Sensational Snakes program. Join us again tomorrow, July 30, for our grand finale Super Summer Saturday program for 2011. Local favorite, the Banana Slug String Band, … Continue reading