Celebrate Nature With Us!
Take the City Nature Challenge and meet the person who started it all!
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Auk-Ward
One story goes that, in just half an hour, hundreds of auks were herded onto a single ship
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Explore the Wild Outside
When yards and gardens become more wildlife friendly, the experience can be magical
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The How and Why of Colorful Feathers
Equal parts ornithologist and evolutionary biologist, Assistant Ornithology Curator Dr. Allison Shultz has been investigating two questions throughout her research career: how are birds colorful, and why are birds colorful.
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A Bird of A Feather
A special bird flies home to NHM
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Be a SuperProject Hero
In Los Angeles, you can find nature in some unexpected places. NHM's SuperProject keeps track with help from the community.
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Bird Crashes into Museum Building and Dies for Science
Making the scientific best of an unfortunate situation.
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Seeking Swifts in L.A.
Every spring and fall, small migratory birds, called Vaux’s Swifts, pass through Los Angeles on their way to breed in the north or to spend winters in the south.
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Voices of L.A. Nature: An Interview with Marcos Trinidad
Welcome to Voices of L.A. Nature, where we'll hear stories from a diverse range of Angelenos about their relationships with nature in L.A.
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Our Expert on Birds
Dr. Allison Shultz, Assistant Curator of Ornithology, comments on an alarming study.
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