It's Volunteer Appreciation Week at NHMU and we can't thank our volunteers enough for the thousands of hours they donate each year.

This is Earl, a paleontology lab and field volunteer who has been helping the Museum since 2007. Last year alone, Earl donated 550 hours of service.

Thank you Earl!

For more information on volunteering at NHMU, visit [ Nhmu.utah.edu Link ].
Its Volunteer Appreciation Week at NHMU and we cant thank our volunteers
A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the City Nature Challenge! Yes, there is nature all around us--including in urban environments. Click through to learn more about observations from along the Wasatch Front to this national citizen science project.
A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the City Nature

City Nature Challenge 2017: The Wasatch Front

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On April 14, Salt Lake County will join the City Nature Challenge: The Wasatch Front, and we need your help! Mayor Jackie Biskupski is rallying residents of Salt Lake City to pick up their phones and document urban nature with iNaturalist.

Salt Lake County will compete against Utah County and both Weber and Davis counties combined to see who can log the most observations between April 14 –...
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Did you miss our keynote lecturer Andrew Zimmern at Kingsbury this week? You can listen to his talk now thanks to our media partner KCPW 88.3!!
Did you miss our keynote lecturer Andrew Zimmern at Kingsbury this week

NHMU Lecture: "Andrew Zimmern, Food: A Global Perspective on the State of our Food Life" - KCPW

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Valentina Rosa Occhipinti
See what NHMU's Randy Irmis, our curator of paleontology, has to say about an important new animal that dates back 245 million years . . .
See what NHMUs Randy Irmis our curator of paleontology has to say

A Dinosaur Cousin’s Crocodile Ankles Surprise Paleontologists

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Michael Webster
Tina Hansen
Lion-sized ancient creature shared key features with dinos and crocodiles
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Curious fossil could rewrite early days of the dinosaurs

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It's a wrap on this year's lecture series on Food. Last night Andrew Zimmern delivered a fascinating and funny keynote at Kingsbury Hall. Last year it was Astronaut Captain Mark Kelly. Who will it be next year?

We'll let you know early next year. Thanks to all who came to this year's lectures!!
Its a wrap on this years lecture series on Food Last night
Rhonda Brimley Greenwood
Humans are builders. We consider in our building not only comfort and convenience but also ornamentation and aesthetics. Like many species--birds, beavers, ants, even plants--we believe we shape the world around us to fit our needs. Or do we?

It's not too late to join this three day event. Learn more . . .
Humans are builders We consider in our building not only comfort and

Utah Symposium in Science and Literature: The Provisional City

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Heather Angela Hawks
There are still some tickets available for tonight's lecture with Andrew Zimmern! We hope to see you at Kingsbury Hall. Follow this link to buy tickets or get them at the box office.
There are still some tickets available for tonights lecture with Andrew Zimmern

The 2017 NHMU Lecture Series Keynote: Andrew Zimmern “Food a Global Perspective on the State of Our Food Life” | Tickets

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Richard Harmston
Tom Schimpf
Melissa Cottle
So many flavors to sample at the 2017 Chocolate & Cheese Festival! If you can't make it today, the festival continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
So many flavors to sample at the 2017 Chocolate Cheese Festival If
Brooke Wigginton
Ladd J McClurg
Ragen Fenners
Jennifer Cherrington
Jon Everts
Chocolate and Cheese Festival is this weekend! Read more in the SL Trib:
Chocolate and Cheese Festival is this weekend Read more in the SL Trib:

Meet seven Utah artisan chocolatemakers shaking things up on the culinary scene

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On #TBT, a closer look at John Wetherill, a trader from Oljato, Utah, who helped guide the Cummings expeditions in the area.

After marrying his wife, Louisa Wade, in 1896, the Wetherills moved to New Mexico in 1900 with their two young children. They operated three trading posts and ran guided tours there until 1906, when they relocated to Oljato.

In Utah, they operated a trading post and...
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On TBT a closer look at John Wetherill a trader from Oljato
Will Crowther
Fan poll: If you could only have one for the rest of your life, which would it be?

COMMENT for CHOCOLATE — or — LIKE for CHEESE!
Fan poll: If you could only have one for the rest of your life which would it be
Natural History Museum of Utah
Julin Anderson
Melissa Kate Coomes
Between April 14 and April 18, cities across the country are competing to document their urban nature with the iNaturalist app in the City Nature Challenge 2017. The Natural History Museum of Utah is leading a City Nature Challenge team for the Wasatch Front.

To participate:
1. Download the iNaturalist app on your mobile device
2. Take photos of wild plants, animals, and insects in your ...
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Between April 14 and April 18 cities across the country are competing

City Nature Challenge 2017: The Wasatch Front

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Don't miss the dino-dating profile provided by our own Carrie Levitt-Bussian. #hilarious
Don't miss the dinodating profile provided by our own Carrie LevittBussian hilarious

Tinder for T. rex: Experts helped us write dating profiles for dinosaurs

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Chocolate & Cheese take 2
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Pat Shelley
Jessica Mitchell
Chocolate and Cheese Festival is coming!!
Eiya Standriff
Ivy Smith
Matt Caputo
Meet a new, improved, and more accurate version of Utahraptor!!!
Meet a new improved and more accurate version of Utahraptor

At long last... | Scott Hartman on Patreon

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Jim Van Marr
Utah is the promised land for chocolate!! Check out this article.

For more on our Chocolate and Cheese Festival, including links to pre-register for the workshops, go to [ Nhmu.utah.edu Link ]
Utah is the promised land for chocolate Check out this article

The Craft Chocolate Capital of America is...Utah?

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Melissa Jones DeAnda
Robert Nelson