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Natural History  Georgia - Illinois

 
  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  

 
Georgia
Lumpkin
Providence Canyon Conservation Park
Route 1, Box 158
Lumpkin GA  31815
Phone 
229 838-6202
Web Site http://www.gastateparks.org/
Alt Web http://www.southpoint.com/states/ga/providence.htm
Description  1109 acre park featuring "Little Grand Canyon", with huge gullies, mostly caused by poor farming practices, interpretive center
Type of Resource  Nature
Primary Focus  Natural History
Owner/Operator: Georgia State Parks

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Georgia
Statesboro
GA Southern U Museum
Rosenwald Building
PO Box 8061
Statesboro GA 30460
Phone 912 681-5444
Alt Phone 912 681-0147
Web Site http://www2.gasou.edu/musenews
Description Hall of Natural History, many fossils, 26 foot long Mosasaur, whale fossil, University memorabilia, rotating exhibits in varied subject areas
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Fossils
New or Updated: 05/12/2003

Georgia
Thomasville
Birdsong Nature Center
2106 Meridian Road
Thomasville GA  31762
Phone 
229 377-4408
Web Site  http://www.freenet.tlh.fl.us/birdsong/index.htm
Description  565 acre natures center on the Florida-Georgia border, 12 miles of nature trails
Type of Resource  Nature
Primary Focus  Natural History
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center

 

  Hawaii
Hilo
Lyman House Memorial Museum
276 Haili Street
Hilo HI 96720
Phone 808 935-5021
Web Site http://www.lymanmuseum.org/
Description missionary history, geology, mineralogy, ethnic cultural displays
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Vulcanology
New or Updated: 04/13/2003

Hawaii
Hilo
Pacific Tsunami Museum
130 Kamehameha Avenue
PO Box 806
Hilo HI 96721
Phone 808 935-0926
Web Site http://www.tsunami.org/
E-mail mailto:tsunami@tsunami.org
Description how tidal waves shaped present day city
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
New or Updated: 04/16/2003

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  Hawaii
Kekaha
Kokee Natural History Museum
PO Box 100
Kekaha HI 96752
Phone 808 335-9975
Web Site http://www.aloha.net/~kokee/
E-mail mailto:kokee@aloha.net
Description located in the middle of a 6000 acre preserve
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Collection N-Z Photography

Iowa
Battle Creek
Battle Hill Museum of Natural History
HWY 175E
Battle Creek IA 51006
Phone
Web Site http://pionet.net/~bhmuseum/
E-mail mailto:bhmuseum@pionet.net
Description dioramas, 200 sets of animal horns, 600 mounted wildlife, tanned hides, 90,0000 shells
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology
Collection N-Z Taxidermy
New or Updated: 03/27/2003
 

  IA

  Cedar Falls

  U Northern Iowa Museum

  3219 Hudson Road

  Cedar Falls  IA  50614    

  Phone  319 273-2188

  Web Site www.uni.edu/museum/

  Description  Geology, Biology, Anthropology, History (primarily of education in

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility Biology

  New or Updated:  9/9/2006


Iowa
Cherokee
Sanford Museum and Planetarium
117 East Willow Street
Cherokee IA 51012
Phone 712 225-3922
Web Site http://mail.cherokee.k12.ia.us/~sanford/default.htm
Description most of the natural and physical sciences
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
New or Updated: 03/31/2003

 

 

  Davenport

  Putnam Museum of History & Natural Science

  1717 West 12th Street

  Davenport  IA   52804    

  Phone   563 324-1933

  Alt Phone   563 324-1054

  Web Site  http://www.putnam.org/

  E-mail  mailto:museum@putnam.org

  Description  Archaeology, astronomy, geology, history, paleontology

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Kind of Activity   IMAX

  Collection N-Z  Taxidermy

  New or Updated:         1/2/2006


Iowa
Decorah
Hoslett Museum of Natural History
Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah IA 52101
Phone
Web Site
http://collections.luther.edu/ - hoslett
Description
collections in plants, Bird Nest & Eggs, vertebrate & invertebrate specimens
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Natural History

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  Iowa
Iowa City
U of Iowa Museum of Natural History
10 Macbride Hall
Iowa City IA 52242
Phone 319 335-0480
Web Site http://www.uiowa.edu/~nathist/
Description since 1858 - Mammal Hall, Birds, Iowa Hall - geology, ecology, native
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

Idaho
Pocatello
Idaho Museum of Natural History
5th Street
Pocatello ID  83209
Phone 208 236-3317
Web Site www.isu.edu/departments/museum
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

 

  Illinois
Chicago
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N Cannon Drive
Chicago IL  60614
Phone 773 755-5100
Web Site www.chias.org/
E-mail mailto:info@naturemuseum.org
Description butterfly greenhouse, city science (how a house works), environmental central, family water lab, wilderness walk, children's gallery, outside native plants on grounds
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Collection A-F Butterflies
Owner/Operator: Chicago Academy of Sciences

Illinois
Chicago
Field Museum of Natural History
1400 South Lake Shore Dr
Chicago IL  60605
Phone
312 922-9410
Web Site www.fmnh.org/
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Anthropology
Research /Reading Research Collection

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  Illinois
Elmhurst
Lizzardo Museum Lapidary Art
220 Cottage Hill
Elmhurst IL  60126
Phone 
708 833-1616
Web Site
Description 
Oriental carvings, largely jade, gemstones, mineral
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility  Minerals

Illinois
Lisle
Jurica Nature Museum
Birck Hall of Science Benedictine U
5700 College Road
Lisle IL  60532
Phone 630 829-6545
Alt Phone 630 829-6000
Web Site http://owl.ben.edu/resources/J_Museum/index.htm
E-mail mailto:mmickus@ben.edu
Description features African savanna and Northern Illinois in 1800
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

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