Dr. Adiel Klompmaker (The University of Alabama Museums‘ Curator of Paleontology) was a guest on Linnean Podcast to discuss octopuses drilling through time! Octopoda appear to be from another planet with their entirely unrelatable anatomy and way of being, yet, we are uncontrollably drawn to them.
Nestled along the banks of the Black Warrior River, UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park (MAP) hosts its annual Birdfest Friday and Saturday, April 9-10, 2021. As a member of the West Alabama Birding Trail, Moundville Archaeological Park has held a bird outing as part of its Saturday in the Park program for the last several years.
Visit Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum for the free BUGS exhibit that features University of Alabama Blount student-created photos of specimens that were photographed using the focus stacking technique!
This year’s Bama Bug Fest will be crawling your way April 22-24! Bug Enthusiasts will be able to participate in video live chats with experts, make crafts, and visit in-person exhibits at Alabama Museum of Natural History, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, and Tuscaloosa Public Library! For more details, visit: https://bamabugfest.org/
UA Museums Student Members joined Allie Sorlie (Alabama Museum of Natural History’s Education Outreach Coordinator) for a Leaf Press Activity in Smith Hall’s Discovery Lab!
Most of the trillions from May’s Brood X swarm will arise and fly and feed — and be fed on — in their monthlong above-ground life along the East Coast, from North Carolina to Indiana to New Jersey, possibly in parts of Georgia.
Join Moundville Archaeological Park online to celebrate Ancient Art and Technology on March 26th and 27th!
Celebrate Moundville Archaeological Park’s Ancient Art and Technology Weekend by hearing Chickasaw Storyteller, Amy Bluemel, recount The Story of Flint!
Celebrate Moundville Archaeological Park’s Ancient Art and Technology Weekend by making a Clovis Point!
Due to severe weather and The University of Alabama instructions, the Alabama Museum of Natural History, The Gorgas House Museum, Moundville Archaeological Park and Museum, and the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum are closed today.