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April

    • environmental-monitoring

      April 30, 2014

      The Academy's lesser known role in watershed science has earned it an integral role in an effort to improve water quality in the Delaware.

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    • sam-rhodes

      April 24, 2014

      Academy ornithology collections manager Dr. Nate Rice says 19th-century New Jersey naturalist Samuel Rhoads was very influential; his journals are being preserved by a group of middle school students.

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    • national-geographic

      April 23, 2014

      A Philly resident writes about the things she loves about Philadelphia and names the Academy as a place not to miss if you have kids or are a kid at heart.

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    • no-secret

      April 23, 2014

      A look at what's going on at the Academy this spring.

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    • dino-hall

      April 18, 2014

      While the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum’s dinosaur hall is closed for a major renovation, parents can still take their kids to see quality exhibits on dinosaurs, including at the Academy.

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    • osprey-travel

      April 18, 2014

      Academy Research Associate and raptor expert Rob Bierregaard, who has been tracking osprey migration for a decade, discusses a project involving Anacostia birds.

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    • unnatural-history

      April 17, 2014

      The writer says “While dioramas do not themselves animate at night, at least not that anyone can confirm publicly, the Academy … does (sic) want to take you behind the scenes with Unnatural History: The Odd and Remarkable Dioramas of Lori Nix.”

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    • unnatural-history

      April 14, 2014

      New York artist Lori Nix talks about the process of creating her upcoming exhibit at the Academy, "Unnatural History."

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    • orchid-show

      April 11, 2014

      Orchid experts share their passion at the Academy's International Orchid Show and Sale, April 11-13.

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    • museum-mahem

      April 3, 2014

      Ever wonder what happens behind a natural history museum's dioramas. The Academy's Unnatural History exhibit will give some clues.

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    • watershed-grant

      April 1, 2014

      The Academy is among the leaders of the major Delaware Watershed project.

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    • unnatural-history

      April 1, 2014

      Academy photo exhibit of satirical dioramas shows mayhem behind the scenes of an imaginary natural history museum. exhibit opens 4/19.

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    • watershed-project

      April 1, 2014

      The Academy receives $3.2 million grant for key role in major William Penn Foundation project in the Delaware Watershed.

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