Monthly Archives: March 2012

Confessions of a Natural History Interior Designer

Recently, the good folk of Bartram’s Garden hired me to help design and furnish their new interpretive center, which they’ve aptly dubbed The Green Room. It’s an educational space that will inform visitors of what is afoot in the Garden: … Continue reading

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My Favorite Nature Center

Pines: Nature Center from David S Kessler on Vimeo.

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The Wagner Free Institute: Saturday March 31

In the last five years an epidemic called White-Nose Syndrome has killed more than 5.5 million bats in the northeast United States. It is said to be one of the most devastating diseases in the history of mammals and threatens … Continue reading

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Do Not Attempt At Home

(Alternate title: “Do Not Attempt At All”) Combining a paisley silk cravat with a plaid fur hat for dinner with friends is serious business. Do not attempt this if you have a day job; this sort of thing is best … Continue reading

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In Case You Were Curious

Just in case you’ve ever wondered: this is what a dried 100-year old whale’s eardrum looks like.

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