Fossil Day!

Mary Thompson (Senior Collections Manager), Alex Pacioretty (museum intern), Andrew Haddock (museum intern), and Ashley Ferguson (BLM intern) spent a day with Henry’s Fork Elementary’s 4th grade class in St. Anthony, Idaho.

 

 

 

 

 

The 4th graders …

2017 Natural History Hero Award

The Idaho Museum of Natural History is honored to present this year’s 2017 Natural History Hero award recipient-Dr. Karl E. Holte, Emeritus Professor of Botany. Dr. Holte began teaching at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho in the fall of …

Dire Wolf Research at IMNH

Dr. Angela Perri, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Lepzig, Germany, was at the IMNH last week. She is studying and sampling DNA from dire wolves from two southeast Idaho fossil sites.

Perri’s research questions …