Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:00pm

George Wieland and the Cycadeoid Collection at the Yale Peabody Museum

Sponsored by: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

George Wieland was the first paleobotanist at the at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. Because of Wieland’s passion for studying and collecting cycadeoids, the Peabody Museum now has the world’s largest collection of this extinct group of Mesozoic plants. The Collections Manager of the Division of Paleobotany, Dr.  Shusheng Hu, will share the rich history of this precious collection as well as interesting stories of George Wieland. Light refreshments will be served.

Admission: Free
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
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