Langley Anderson: Rebloom

From sinuous snakeskin to hairy arachnids, ‘Mutualism’ shows at Science Museum in August

July 29, 2019

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Art Gallery presents “Mutualism,” artwork by Langley Anderson. The show runs August 2–25, with a Gallery reception Saturday, August 3, 2-4 p.m. All exhibited art is for sale. Anderson’s photographic series, ‘Mutualism,’ focuses on colorful imagery that she creates with a microscope. “’Mutualism’ explores… Read More >

Naturally Replenish Soils and Protect Downstream Ecosystems!

July 24, 2019

By Devyn Barron, NCMNS Summer Intern, Facilitated by Jess Wackes, PR & Marketing Coordinator Farm to…downstream? Healthy farms, gardens and forests are key for ensuring everyone has access to nutritious, ample foods. Historically, agricultural methods involved the planting of many native plants mixed on a smaller plot of land, integration of animals to help recycle… Read More >

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Some call him bad, ‘they’ call him dad. ‘Despicable Me’ at the Museum July 26

July 15, 2019

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, hidden beneath this home is a vast secret hideout. Surrounded by a small army of minions, we discover Gru, the world’s greatest villain, planning the biggest… Read More >

True's beaked whales are social marine mammals.

Save Marine Mammals! End Plastic Use and Compost

July 12, 2019

By Devyn Barron, NCMNS Summer Intern Have you ever wondered what the waste in the garbage bin may look like 30 years from now? You may expect something like a pile of dirt or broken down bits, but more than likely it will look exactly like what is was when it was thrown out. Since… Read More >

Banana peel

Composting at NCMNS

The Immortal Banana Did you know that the banana peel you threw away yesterday will live forever in the landfill? It’s true. Landfills are not designed to treat waste, only bury it. The trash you throw away is sealed under a plastic and clay liner, and without oxygen and moisture, it will break down very… Read More >