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  Natural History Pages:  AK-AZ, CA, CA-CO, CO-DE, FL-GA, GA-HI, IL-MA, MA-MI, MN-NJ, NM-OH, OK-SD, TXUT-WA, WI-ZZ  

 

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  Big Pine Key

  National Key Deer Refuge

  179 Key Deer Blvd

  PO Box 450510

  Big Pine Key FL  33043    

  Phone 305 872-2239

  Web Site http://nationalkeydeer.fws.gov/

  E-mail  mailto:keydeer@fws.gov

  Alt Web http://www.gorp.com/gorp/resource/us_nwr/fl_natio.htm

  Description trails through daylight-hours only preserve for smallest white-tailed deer

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  New or Updated:  12/2/2006


Florida
Bradenton
South Florida Museum, Bishop Planetarium & Parker
201 10th Street W
Bradenton FL 34205
Phone 941 746-4131
Web Site http://www.sfmbp.org/
Description life sized dioramas, 19 foot high mastodon, Spanish Plaza replica chapel, 60,000 gallon manatee aquatic refuge
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

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Florida
Bradenton
South Florida Museum - Parker Manatee Aquarium
201 10th Street West
Bradenton FL
Phone 941 746-4131
Web Site http://www.southfloridamuseum.org/
Description multi-function facility holds Spanish Plaza replica of typical structures, 19 foot high mastodon, 60,000 gallon manatee aquatic refuge
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

Florida
Dania
Graves Museum of Archaeology & Natural History
481 South Federal Highway
Dania FL 33004
Phone 954 925-7770
Web Site http://www.gravesmuseum.org/
Description world wide collection of archaeology, focus on pre-Hispanic Americas - dinosaurs, minerals, shipwrecks, underwater archaeology
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 03/20/2003

 

  Florida
DeLand
Gillespie Museum of Minerals
Stetson University
Unit 8403
DeLand FL 32720
Phone 386 822-7330
Web Site http://www.stetson.edu/departments/geography/gmfounding.html
Description special fluorescent mineral room, dinosaur bones, gems, grounds hold 70 species of native plant life
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Minerals
New or Updated: 04/10/2003

Florida
Fort Myers
Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Avenue
Fort Myers FL 33905
Phone
941 275-3435
Web Site
http://www.calusanature.com/
Description 105 acres with museum, nature trails, planetarium, aviary
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Collection A-F Birds
New or Updated: 04/29/2003

 
    FL
 
Gainesville
 
Florida Museum of Natural History
 
Museum Road
 
U of Florida
 
Gainesville  FL  32611
 
Phone  352 392-1721
 
Web Site  www.flmnh.ufl.edu/
 
Description  Birds, Butterflies, Paleontology, fossils, anthropology, archaeology, reptiles,                         molluscs, online exhibits
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Group Identity  Native American
 
New or Updated:  08/19/2003

Florida
Marathon
Museums of Crane Point Hammock
5550 Overseas Highway
Marathon FL 33050
Phone
305 743-9100
Web Site http://www.cranepoint.org/
Description nature center, natural history and children's museums, historic site
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Natural History
Kind of Activity Trail
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Field of Study   Birds
Owner/Operator: Florida Keys Land & Sea Trust
New or Updated: 06/07/2003

Florida
Mulberry
Mulberry Phosphate Museum
Highway 37 S
PO Box 707
Mulberry FL 33860
Phone
Web Site
Description
fossil collection in 1899 train depot
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Natural History
Building Type
Depot
Field of Study/Science Facility Fossils

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  Florida
Pompano Beach
Butterfly World
3600 West Sample Rd
Tradewinds Park
Pompano Beach FL 33073
Phone 954 977-4400
Web Site www.butterflyworld.com
E-mail mailto:gardens@butterflyworld.com
Description 8000 square foot butterfly aviary with 80 species, outdoor gardens, hummingbird aviary
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Aviary
Collection A-F Butterflies
New or Updated: 04/01/2003

 

  Florida
Sanibel Island
Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum
3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road
PO Box 1580
Sanibel Island FL 33957
Phone
941 395-2233
Web Site
www.shellmuseum.org/
Toll Free
888 679-6450
E-mail shell@shellmuseum.org
Description 200 species of shells, "Touch Tables" for children
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Collection N-Z Sea Shells
Research /Reading Library

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  Florida
Sarasota
Anne Marbut Environmental Library
7112 Curtiss Avenue
Sarasota FL 34321
Phone 941 316-1242
Web Site BROKEN http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/orgs/amel/default.htm
Description county owned public library dedicated to state and regional natural history
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Conservation
Field of Study Science Facility Ecology
Research /Reading Library

Florida
Sarasota
Allyn Museum of Entomology
3621 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota FL 34234
Phone 941 355-8475
Web Site http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/natsci/allyn/allyn%5Fmuseum.htm
Description more than 1 million specimens representing more than 90% of all butterfly and moth species
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Butterflies
Research /Reading Library

 

  Florida
Tampa
Florida Aquarium
701 Channelside Drive
Tampa FL 33602
Phone 813 273-4020
Web Site http://www.flaquarium.net/
Description birds, plants and sea creatures in natural habitats
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

Georgia
Athens
U Gerogia Museum of Natural History
U GA, East Campus Road & Cedar Street
Athens GA
Phone
706 542-1663
Web Site http://museum.nhm.uga.edu/
E-mail mailto:kiml@ARCHES.UGA.EDU
Description academically-oriented museum with limited public access -- see web site for details
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

    GA
 
Atlanta
 
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
 
767 Clifton Road NE
 
Atlanta  GA  30307  
 
Phone  404 929-6300
 
Alt Phone  404 929-6400
 
Web Site  http://www.fernbank.edu/
 
Description  dinosaurs, 17 galleries of dioramas on natural environment, world cultures,
                       
 shells
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Kind of Activity  IMAX
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Dinosaurs
 
New or Updated:  08/19/2003

Georgia
Buford
Lanier Museum of Natural History
Address
Buford GA
Phone
Web Site
http://member.grpa.org/gwinnett/
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Natural History
  Georgia
Cartersville
Weinman Mineral Museum
Address
Cartersville GA
Phone
Web Site www.chara.gsu.edu/~weinman/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Minerals
Bartow History Center
13 North Wall Street
Cartersville GA
Phone
Web Site http://notatlanta.org/historycenter.html
Description
Type of Resource Museum

Georgia
Gainesville
Elachee Nature Science Center
2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville GA  30504
Phone 
770 535-1976
Web Site  http://www.elachee.org/
E-mail elachee@elachee.org
Description  in 1200 acre Chicopee Woods Nature preserve, maintains a museum and educational programs
Type of Resource  Nature
Primary Focus  Natural History
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

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