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This Week in Nature Lab    

What's Going on in the Carboniferous Forest?

Wednesday, August 19, 1 pm

Get an insider's glimpse of the amazing project underway to restore and refresh The State Museum's popular 40 year-old immersive environment exhibit on the prehistoric coal age.
  • David Dunn, Director, The State Museum, and Mark Barill, Owner & Art Director, River Projects
It's All About the Face
Effigies and Susquehannock Pottery
Thursday, August 20, 1 pm

Delve into the archaeological mystery of human faces depicted on Washington Boro-incised pots from 1550-1675 AD.
  • Janet Johnson, Curator, and Jim Herbstritt, Curator, Archaeology Section, The State Museum
Preserving Pennsylvania's Natural History in Books

Friday, August 21
Learn at Lunchtime presentation
at 12:15 pm

State Library of Pennsylvania staff will display and describe the story of Pennsylvania's natural history through rare and historic books and state documents.  Learn how you can view the historic materials and get up to date journal articles on the very latest in natural history sciences with a few clicks of the mouse.
  • Dr. Iren Snavely, Rare Books Librarian, and Ellen Shenk, Librarian, The State Library of Pennsylvania

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