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Come to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History for a unique opportunity to interact with professionals that work in a variety of natural history and scientific fields.

During Science on Site observe the work of professionals as it is conducted up-close, have direct one-on-one engagements, and participate in a scientific or nature-based activity. FREE with admission.

Upcoming Science On Site Programs (2017)

Science on Site: The Art of Bug Pinning 
Saturday, May 27, 2017
11:00AM–2:00 PM
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Broder Hall

Come observe Museum entomologists Dr. Matthew Gimmel and Sandy Russell as they show how dead insects are pinned and prepared for our vast behind-the-scenes research collection.

Select visitors (age 10+) can also participate by signing up to pin dead beetle or butterfly specimens of their own.

All are welcome to observe. Space for pinning activity is limited, sign-up occurs on the day of program outside of Broder Hall and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

FREE with paid Museum admission.  
Information: Contact Stefanie Coleman at 805-682-4711 ext. 170










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