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Tour: University of Michigan Herbarium

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology 3600 Varsity Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Attendance: 21 / 30

Join us for a presentation and tour of the University of Michigan Herbarium hosted by Aly Baumgartner, applied paleobotanist and vascular plants collection manager. The collections consist of 1.7 million irreplaceable specimens of vascular plants, algae, bryophytes, fungi, and lichens originating from places and habitats that are now prohibitively expensive or dangerous to visit or […]

Tour: UM Museum of Zoology Insect Collection

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology 3600 Varsity Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Attendance: 20 / 20

Insects are the most diverse group of organisms on the planet. There are an estimated 5.5 million species accounting for 80% of animal life on earth and the most biomass of all terrestrial animals. When it comes to birds, 97% of all North American land birds rely on animal protein, largely insects, to raise their […]