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Gone Forever: What Happens When Time Runs Out On Even Preserved Lives?

May 04, 2016 by Elizabeth Rogers

“Natural history specimens can’t be replaced -- there’s nothing like seeing the real thing,” taxidermist Alicia Goode says. “There are a lot of museums that still feel the same way. Would you take down a historical painting and replace it with an iPad?”

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University Press Books

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

"Since 1974, University Press Books has carried titles for readers and scholars, gardeners and environmentalists, children and adults. We have sections on California Native Flora, Natural History, Botany, and more. We order from 150 publishers, as well as stocking all of theUniversity of California Press's Natural History Guides series. Our author events are held around our Great Table, frequently featuring discussions about our natural world, from owls to lichens, political geography to plant galls. "

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California Academy of Sciences

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The California Academy of Sciences is dedicated to exploring, explaining, and protecting the natural world. Under one roof, the Academy houses the Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium, and Kimball Natural History Museum. It is an international center for scientific education and research that is at the forefront of efforts to understand and protect the diversity of Earth’s living things. The Academy's new building, scheduled to open on September 27, 2008, incoporates state-of-the art sustainable features including a living roof.

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Book Review: Introduction to California Birdlife

October 01, 2007 by Matthew Bettelheim

Introduction to California Birdlife, by Jules Evens and Ian Tait, University of California Press, 2005, 382 pages, $16.95 paperback, $45.00 ...

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Bay Area Natural Historian

January 01, 2007 by Rick Bacigalupi

Meet nature guru Michael Ellis, a frequent contributor to KQED-FM radio and Bay Nature magazine, as he explores the Bay ...

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