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NHMLA Member Magazine

June July 2017
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The Naturalist Magazine

The California Issue

This issue is all about the natural and cultural treasures of the Golden State, from both millions of years ago and today.
(Cover Image of the California Poppy)

Super Mineral Man

The Museum's Gem and Mineral Department has a new star, Dr. Aaron Celestian, the Associate Curator of Minerology. Visit the Gem and Mineral Hall and you'll see sparklers, both pretty and practical.
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