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Future of Natural History Museums with Eric Dorfman

November 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Future of Natural History Museums

with focus on small museums like the Marion Natural History Museum.

November 3

Speaker is Eric Dorfman, author of the book, “The Future of Natural History Museums”

Eric Dorfman is Director and CEO of North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, a member of the Executive Board of the International National Council of Museums (ICOM), and an adjunct faculty member of North Carolina State University in the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences. He is an author of several popular books on New Zealand natural history and climate change, as well as scholarly papers on museum education, public programming, Egyptology, and the ecology of wetland birds.

Dorfman completed a master’s degree through San Jose State University studying the behavioral ecology porpoises in Monterey Bay, California and a doctorate at The University of Sydney on wetland ecology in eastern and central Australia. Current research includes scale-dependent habitat use of waterbirds in human dominated landscapes.

This program will be held by Zoom. Please preregister to receive the Zoom link.


November 3, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Marion Natural History Museum
8 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738 United States
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