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Flooding in Burpee Museum collections
I don't know how many of you heard the news, but the Burpee Museum of
Natural History in Rockford, IL, had a flooding episode due to a burst
The staff and their friends spent Boxing Day rescuing specimens from the
storage facilities in the basement.
Here is the local news report:
More news to come as it emerges.
And my thoughts go out to Scott Williams and his staff in this unpleasant
addition to the holiday season!
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 301-405-4084
Office: Centreville 1216
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology
Building 237, Room 1117
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 USA