April

  • Monitoring Throughout the Delaware River

    Environmental Monitor

    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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  • In Haddonfield, Diving Into History

    The Philadelphia Inquirer

    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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  • I Heart My City: Emma's Philadelphia

    National Geographic, "Intelligent Traveler"

    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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  • Round Up of Spring Events

    Geekadelphia.com

    April 23, 2014

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

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  • Museums

    The Washington Post

    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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  • Ecologists track DC osprey's long journey home

    The Washington Post

    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 Exhibit Opens

    Geekadelphia.com

    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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  • The Academy Puts Itself on Display

    WHYY/Newsworks.org

    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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  • Orchids Bloom This Weekend on Ben Franklin Parkway

    CBS 3

    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

    Where Traveler

    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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  • Penn Foundation Funds $35 Million in Watershed Grants

    Wall Street Journal

    April 1, 2014

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

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  • Unnatural History

    The New York Times

    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 Progress Starts Here

    The Philadelphia Inquirer

    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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