[Taxacom] Natural History Collections Under Fire

S.L. Gardner sgardner1 at unl.edu
Tue Mar 28 23:15:28 CDT 2017


We cannot stand by while people throw away the record of life on earth. 
Write a letter to *pani at ulm.edu* and point out his stupidity and 
indicate that his decision will DECREASE the long-term funding of his 

Students want to learn natural history, they hunger for knowledge of the 
animals and plants on our earth. This is the only place we have -earth- 
it is more than a sporting venue. Someone like Pani does not have a clue 
about our earth. Tell him.

Scott Gardner


University Threatens Destruction of Millions of Specimens if Museum of 
Natural History Collection Not Relocated [Updated] 
According to a Facebook post from the University of Louisiana at Monroe 
Museum of Natural History, administrators have demanded that 6.5 million 
plant and fish specimens must find a new home on campus within 48 hours 
or they will be have to be donated or destroyed. Apparently, space is 
needed for the track team.


Scott Lyell Gardner, Ph.D.
Curator and Professor
Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology
W-529 Nebraska Hall
University of Nebraska State Museum and
School of Biological Sciences
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0514

e-mail:   slg at unl.edu
Web:      http://hwml.unl.edu
ASP Page: http://asp.unl.edu
SKYPE:    nemataslg
Phone:    402-472-3334
Fax:      402-472-8949
Cell:     402-540-9310

"If we don't work to describe and preserve biodiversity now,
our descendants will be very upset."  -slg


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