Research & Collections

Research & Collections

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Research and Collections Section strives to discover and document biological diversity, promote environmental awareness and relate the natural sciences to everyday life. The Museum’s collections — more than 3 million specimens — focus on zoology, geology and paleontology of North Carolina and the Southeastern United States.

Research & Collections Blog

NatureSearch 2011 Newsletter (PDF)

NatureSearch 2012 Newsletter (PDF)

NatureSearch 2013 Newsletter (PDF) NEW!

Research Collections Policy (PDF)

Deputy Museum Director for Research and Collections Jason Cryan