Just found out that my our National Science Foundation proposal
(Co-PI Jeff Stephenson) was funded to the tune of
$498,417 (year one $161,647).
The funds support the 3-year long project
"Uncrowding, rehousing, and electronic migration of the
mammal collection at the Denver Museum of Nature &
Science" and will allow them to purchase new
cabinets to rehouse the mammal collection (in time for the new Education
and Collections Facility), hire a full-time curatorial
assistant, migrate mammal specimen records to a web-accessible
database (ARCTOS), and
support various outreach activities that will highlight the
Truly excellent news!