Helpful resources developed by the UW Burke Museum Herbarium to help you identify the wildflowers you come across in our region.
A recent study of foraminifera found both good and bad news in two highly industrialized Puget Sound embayments.
A specimen from a tree that once stood on the site of the new Burke Museum is the first object to be moved into the new building.
Meet Wimahl chinookensis, a new species of fossil dolphin that lived about 18 million years ago in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
Researcher Ashley Pickard visits the Burke Museum to study shoe samples from the Japanese Gulch archaeological site.
Herbarium researcher Mark Darrach helped discovered a new plant species – and plans to auction off the right to name it.
The Herbarium helps to solve a mysterious discovery—in ski boots of all places!
The Burke Museum Herbarium is revising the guide to vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
A small tear in a blanket revealed a rare piece of history hiding in plain sight.
For hundreds of years, a species of flying squirrel was hiding right under (actually, above) our noses.
Mammaology researchers from the Burke traveled to the North Cascades in pursuit of the elusive Northern Bog Lemming.
In addition to distinct belly coloration, Burke researchers found that species east and west of the North Cascades are genetically different.