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April 28, 2020

Learn how Burke Curator of Ornithology Alejandro Rico-Guevara uses high speed cameras to study the aerial acrobatics, feeding behaviors, and mid-air battles of hummingbirds.

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April 26, 2020

Burke Museum Curator of Paleobotany Dr. Caroline Strömberg answers your questions about what plants were like during the Age of Dinosaurs. 

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April 20, 2020

Learn how to make Nettle Pesto with Tribal Liaison Polly Olsen from ingredients found right in our own backyards!

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April 16, 2020

Larval fish may be small, but they can tell us a lot about the state of our oceans! Learn from Jenna Barrett, a staff ichthyologist, about how she works with baby fish and the questions they can help us answer.

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April 10, 2020

Fossils don't come out of the ground looking very camera ready. Come learn how our fossil prep staff turns hunks of rock into beautiful fossils.

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April 8, 2020

The University of Washington announced a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance shared conservation services.

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March 31, 2020

You asked and Rod Crawford answered! Our resident spider expert, Curator Rod Crawford, answers your spider questions in our latest Burke from Home Q&A.

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March 26, 2020

Come about learn about our native garter snakes with Herpetology Collection Manager Peter Miller and how to identify these amazing creatures. Oh, and you'll also learn how they got named after old timey socks in the first place!

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March 4, 2020

Come learn about the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea from the collections of Dave Cole, one of the very first archaeologists to survey the region.

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