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February 2017
Free - $8

Family Fun Saturday: Sensational Sagebrush

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Nevada State Museum, 600 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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Fall in love with our state flower, learning its scientific name, how it was used by both early settlers and American Indians, and conduct experiments in the lab to observe its unique qualities. This program involves all the senses through storytelling, microscope work, and a diorama art project that teaches about all the sagebrush obligates including mule deer, jackrabbit, sage grouse, pronghorn, cottontail and pygmy rabbits. All ages welcome. No additional materials fee. Contact Reece Wade at ext. 237 or…

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March 2017
Free - $8

Meet Photographer Abe Blair

March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Nevada State Museum, 600 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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Nevada Division of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Division of Museums and History, and the Nevada State Museum cordially invite you to a free reception to meet local photographer Abe Blair and celebrate his exhibit: Light refreshments served.

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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: Life Beneath Tahoe Waters-The Good, Bad and the Weird! by Sudeep Chandra, PhD

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nevada State Museum, 600 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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From working to preserve lakes around the globe to conserving the world’s largest trout in Northern Mongolia (the taimen also known as the Siberian River Shark), to developing public-private partnerships to protect species and habitats, Dr. Sudeep Chandra, leads an active and interesting life. His talk will revisit the historical and contemporary ecological and environmental policy developments at Lake Tahoe that have led to the protection of the watershed. His brief, 200 year retrospective will end with a discussion of…

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Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Anthropology

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Nevada State Museum, 600 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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by Gene Hattori, PhD, featuring the State’s impressive basketry collection, for reservations, contact Reece Wade at ext. 237.

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Demonstration of Coin Press No. 1

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 24, 2017
Nevada State Museum, 600 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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by chief coiner Ken Hopple in the Historic Carson City Mint building, for more information, contact Robert Nylen at ext. 245.

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Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Natural History

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 24, 2017
Nevada State Museum, 600 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701 United States
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by George Baumgardner, PhD, featuring Plants and Animals of Nevada, for reservations, contact Reece Wade at ext. 237.

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