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The Importance of Musuem CollectionsThe Importance of Museum Collections

1. What is a museum collection?
2. Why should museums acquire and manage museum collections?

Find out the answers and much more.

Picture of CreosoteLong Live the Creosote!

The longest-living organisms on Earth are clones!

The Barstow Fossil Beds - Motherlode of the Miocene

The Barstow Fossil Beds have long been renowned for their rich and diverse fossil record. Fossils from this site, including invertebrate, vertebrate, and plant remains, as well as fossil footprints, fill the collections os the San Bernardino County Museum and numerous other institutions.

mimicry presentation showsMimicry - For Kids

Mimicry is a form of camouflage in which animals have slowly evolved to look like another animal or plant as an adaptation to avoid being seen by predators and reduce the likelihood of being eaten.

Etiwanda FanThe Etiwanda Fan

The Etiwanda Fan is located in the southwest corner of San Bernardino County California in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and north of the City of Rancho Cucamonga. Although much of the fan has been altered by flood control practices, sand mining, and urban development, large areas of the Etiwanda Fan are minimally disturbed by human activities.

Moments in Time - Images from San Bernardino County's Past
This photographic exhibit celebrates the history of San Bernardino County. Each of the photographs comes from the Museum Archives and allows us the opportunity to see what life in the county has been like over the past 150 years.
Bark Beetles of the Southern California Forests
The forests of Southern California are currently experiencing an outbreak of bark beetles. The obvious impacts of the beetle outbreak on the trees of the forest have led to widespread concern among many forest community residents and has generated a host of rumors and misinformation.


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