U.S. Department of the Interior Museum @ 1849 C St NW, Washington, DC 20006
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Learn what makes a museum specimen, how information is gleaned from series of specimens, and how research on those specimens lends insight into the work of land and wildlife managers in the U.S.
The USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center collaborates with the National Museum of Natural History, to curate the North American collection of terrestrial vertebrates. John B. French, Jr., Ph.D., Director, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center will discuss what makes a museum specimen, how information is gleaned from series of specimens, and how research on those specimens lends insight into the work of land and wildlife managers in the U.S.
Special Assistance - For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.
Building Access - All adults must present a valid photo ID to enter the building. All visitors will be subject to security screenings, including bag and parcel checks.
Location - The Rachel Carson Room is located next to the basement cafeteria of the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC, 20240.
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