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Natural History   Wisconsin - ZZ (Internet)

 
  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  

 
  WI
 
Cable
 
Cable Natural History Museum
 
County Highway M
 
PO Box 416
 
Cable    WI   54821    
 
Phone   715 798-3890
 
Web Site  http://www.cablemuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:%20email@cablemuseum.org
 
Description  preserved animals, herbarium, plaster casts
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Herbarium
 
Collection N-Z  Taxidermy
 
New or Updated:   6/19/2004

 

  WI

  Kenosha

  Kenosha Public Museum

  5500 First Avenue

  Kenosha  WI   53140    

  Phone  262 653-4140

  Alt Phone  262 653-4434

  Web Site  http://www.kenosha.org/museum/

  Description  natural history, decorative & fine arts, Native American Village, Fur

                    Trading Post

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Collection G-M  Ivory

  Collection  Paintings

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or Updated:  4/4/2006


 

  WI

  Menasha

  Weis Earth Science Museum

  UW Fox Valley

  1478 Midway Road

  Menasha  WI   54952    

  Phone   920 832-2925

  Web Site  http://www.fox.uwc.edu/wesm/

  E-mail  mailto:jkluesse@uwc.edu

  Description  minerals, geology, fossils

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field Minerals

  New or Updated:  9/2/2004

 

 

  Wisconsin
Milwaukee
Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells Street
Milwaukee WI   53233
Phone 414 278-2795
 
Web Site www.mpm.edu/
Description 6 million specimens: dinosaurs, rain forest, Curiosity Zone
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Kind of Activity IMAX
Field of Study/Science Facility Ethnology
Group Identity Native American

  WI

  Poynette

  Aliens & Oddities Museum

  W7303 County Hwy CS

  Poynette                    WI

  Phone   608 635-8110

  Web Site  http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/education/Mackenzie/

  Alt Web  http://www.naturenet.com/mackenzie/

  Description  "aliens" as in "not from Wisconsin" -- features wildlife not native to area and various  mutations

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology

  New or Updated:              8/9/2005

  WI

  Poynette

  MacKenzie Environmental Education Center

  W7303 County Hwy CS

  Poynette  WI          53955    

  Phone   608 635-8110

  Web Site  http://www.mackenziecenter.com/

  Alt Web  http://www.naturenet.com/mackenzie/

  Description  wildlife exhibits & museum, sleeping accommodations, wildlife, sawmill, pond

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology

  New or Updated:              8/9/2005

 

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  Wisconsin
Stevens Point
U Wisconsin Museum of Natural History
UW-Stevens Point
Stevens Point WI
Phone 715 346-2858
Web Site www.uwsp.edu/museum
Description rocks, minerals, wildlife Africa & North America, bird eggs, dioramas
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Paleontology
 
 

  WY

  Casper

  Tate Geological Museum

  125 College Drive

  Casper College

  Casper WY  82601    

  Phone  307 268-2447

  Alt Phone  307 268-3068

  Web Site http://www.caspercollege.edu/community/campus/tate/index.html

  E-mail  mailto:dbrown@acad.cc.whecn.edu

  Description  dinosaurs, numerous examples on display.  3000 fossil & mineral

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study Paleontology

  Collection G-M  Jade

  Owner/Operator:  Casper College

  New or Updated:  11/23/2006

 
  Wyoming
Casper
Werner Wildlife Museum
125 College Drive
Casper College
Casper WY 82601
Phone 307 268-2676
Alt Phone 397 268-2631
Web Site http://www.cc.whecn.edu/lifescience/werner/
Toll Free 800 442-2963
E-mail dcrowe@acad.cc.whecn.edu
Description primarily Wyoming vertebrates, with other specimens from around the world
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Animals

 

  Wyoming
Glenrock
Glenrock Paleontological Museum
152 Mustang Trail
PO Box 1362
Glenrock WY 82637
Phone  307 436-2667
Web Site http://www.trib.com/GLENROCK/page6.html
E-mail mailto:seandsmith@yahoo.com
Alt Web http://wyshs.org/mus-glenrock.htm
Description dinosaurs, sea animals, Oligecene mammals, modern animals
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Paleontology

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  Wyoming
Laramie
U WY Geological Museum
U WY campus, northwest corner
Laramie WY 82070
Phone 307 766-2646
Web Site http://www.uwyo.edu/geomuseum/
Description 50,000 fossil, rock, mineral specimens - dinosaur skeletons
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology

U WY Insect Museum
Agriculture Room 4018, U WY campus
Laramie WY
Phone
Web Site http://www.uwyo.edu/ag/psisci/braconid/gallery.htm
Description collection begun in 1894, now has Insect and Tropical Rainforest rooms
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Insects
Collection A-F Butterflies

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  Wyoming
Rock Springs
Natural History Museum of Western Wyoming College
2500 College Drive
PO Box 428
Rock Springs WY 82902
Phone
307 382-1666
Web Site http://www.wwcc.cc.wy.us/glance.htm
Alt Web http://www.wyshs.org/mus-wwcnathist.htm
Description archaeology, ethnography, natural History
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Dinosaurs
  Wyoming
Thermopolis
Wyoming Dinosaur Center
110 Carter Ranch Road
Thermopolis WY  82443
Phone 307 864-5522
Web Site www.wyoming.com/~WDC
Description fossils, full size dinosaur skeleton, visitor-viewable preparation lab, active
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Paleontology

  ZZ
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Neartica
Address  *****
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.nearctica.com/index.htm
Description  extensive, well organized lists of museums, zoos, conservation organizations -- pretty much all organized activities dealing with nature
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Natural History
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site

  ZZ
*****
Natural Heritage Network Central Server
Web Site 
www.abi.org/
Description
Type of Resource 
History Related Organization
Primary Focus  Natural History
Nature of Group or Site  Web Site
Group Identity  Native American

 

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