Stories

Welcome to Stories, a place to explore—and be inspired by—the wonder of our natural and cultural worlds.

Look Out for Amorous Alligator Lizards
Spring is mating season for alligator lizards. From Baja California to British Columbia, we need your help to study their mating behavior.
Get Sedimental With La Brea Tar Pits
Help transcribe 'dig' field notes for fossils excavated since 1969
NHM's Community Science Projects
Collaborate with NHM scientists to explore the wild side of your city
How To Take Pictures For Science
Your photos can help science get a better picture of our natural world
How To Look For Nature
Everyday is Earth Day when you know how to find nature where ever you are.
Conserving the Graces
Our Assistant Conservator helps the Three Graces stay beautiful
Clever Mary: The Song of Mary Anning, A Hero of Paleontology
Sing along with NHM's Performing Arts team in celebration of Mary Anning, an overlooked matriarch of paleontology