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Welcome to the Department of Natural Sciences

 

Gila Natural History Collections of the Gila Center for Natural History

-Dale A. Zimmerman Herbarium:

  • Established 1957
  • Collections have over 20,000 plant specimens with over 13,000 from southwestern New Mexico
 

Curator:  Dr. William R. Norris

Department of NaturalSciences
Western New MexicoUniversity
Silver City, NM 88061
norrisw@wnmu.edu
Office – Harlan Hall 141
Phone – (575) 538-6625

 

Link: Flora of Southwestern New Mexico


 

 Vertebrate collections

  • Mammal collections – 6358 specimens
 
  • Avian collections – 1075 specimens
 
  • Herpetological collections – 2649 specimens
 
  • Ichthyological collections – 256 specimens  

 

Curator:  Dr. Randy Jennings

Department of NaturalSciences
Western New MexicoUniversity
Silver City, NM 88061
jenningsr@wnmu.edu
Office – Harlan Hall 137
Phone – (575) 538-6519

Links to search vertebrate collections:

New Mexico Biodiversity Collections

Arctos Institution Museum Database

 
 
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