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Our blogs highlight the work of our scientists and support team that catalogs and examines global biodiversity, from the origin of earth as we know it, through present day, and forward into future possibilities.

Wonder & Grow • Jul 8, 2020

More Than Just Palms

Sun, beach, and palm trees – when most people think of the state of Florida, these are the top three…

Ceramic Technology Lab • Jun 29, 2020

Fossils in the Archaeology?

“Archaeologists Don’t Dig Dinosaurs” is a well worn refrain, but occasionally we find that fossils were an important part of…

Florida Museum Blog • Jun 22, 2020

New Reopening Procedures

The Florida Museum of Natural History is excited to announce we are OPEN to the general public! The Florida Museum’s…

Wonder & Grow • Jun 18, 2020

An Absurd Book Review

I have always loved to read, but it is a pastime that I seldom find time for these days. As my schedule this…

Ceramic Technology Lab • Jun 18, 2020

Stump the Archaeologist

Archaeologists love the unknown. We are drawn to the challenge of using artifacts as clues to figure out how people…

Florida Archaeology & Bioarchaeology • Jun 12, 2020

We Excavated a Site: Now What?

Curious about what we do after a field project is over? In this video, Lindsay Bloch discusses how artifacts are…

Wonder & Grow • Jun 11, 2020

Solar Walking in Gainesville

Hi, there! My name is Brianna McKinzie, and I am a fourth-year Women’s Studies major, minoring in Mathematics and UF…

Inspired Giving – Support • Jun 8, 2020

In Remembrance of Bob Powell

I was extremely saddened to learn about the passing of Bob Powell. Bob and Ann, along with his brother Steve…

Membership Memos – Membership • Jun 8, 2020

Exploring change together this summer

Even though much of our work is focused on preservation, our researchers are always thinking about change. And at a…