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3662
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Project Chimney Swift is a cooperative effort between three Wake County schools - Ligon, Martin, and Davis Drive - and the N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences to study the birds' use of school chimneys. Observations will be shared on a World Wide Web site.
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3768
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Staff members of the North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences not only collect birds but they also conduct field studies. For example, the museum undertook a study with N.C. State University, Westvaco Corp., and International Paper to see how wildlife is affected by timber management.
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3767
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The North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences' bird collection was started by H. H. Brimley over one hundred years ago. Today, it contains over 13,000 prepared specimens, representing 1,200 species worldwide and about 420 state species.
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3765
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The new North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, which opens in 1999, will contain a three-story glass Living Conservatory. The exhibit will recreate a dry tropical forest complete with plants, animals, and sounds.
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34541
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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is involved with several different research projects around the state. Bird banding, bird counting by identifying songs, nest monitoring, and territory mapping are among the ongoing projects that are conducted with the help of North Carolina State University students. The techniques will help in another collaborative project investing the effect of forested corridors on bird species.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 1998, p8-9, il, f
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34539
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The North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences has developed a new program called Project Chimney Swift. With their help, students at a local middle school began observing the behavior of chimney swift birds and even installed an experimental nesting tower at the museum. They hope this will encourage swift habitat preservation and add to what very little is known about these birds.
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34540
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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences has spent over 100 years collecting bird specimens from not only native species, but from all over the world. The collection boasts over 13,000 prepared bird specimens. The new director continues to collect specimens and arrange for them to be easily accessible to other researchers.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 1998, p4-5, il, por
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34542
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The Living Conservatory at the Museum of Natural Sciences has opened a new exhibit for tropical species. Live animals will be housed in the conservatory, and minimal barriers will be between them and visitors that walk through the conservatory. The conservatory will showcase tropical birds, butterflies, amphibians, reptiles, plants, and more.
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