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Focus on Nature in 2017

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017

Focus on Nature in 2017

Focus on Nature XIV, an exhibition organized by the New York State Museum, will be on view from December 3, 2016 – April 9, 2017.  Like Roger Tory Peterson, the artists featured in this show demonstrate the role illustration plays in natural science research and education, to stimulate curiosity about the world, and bring clearly into focus images of nature that people might not otherwise be aware of or able to visualize. Since its inception in 1990, the New York State Museum’s Focus on Nature exhibit series has reflected the standards, materials, and skills of contemporary natural...

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RTPI 2016 Highlights

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016

RTPI 2016 Highlights

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History wishes you a very Happy New Year! Here are some of our most popular blog posts and memorable highlights of 2016 at RTPI… This Snowy Owl blog entry from last January claimed the #1 spot in 2016, and considering our logo, we feel this is very appropriate! Check out those eyes: http://rtpi.org/snowy-owl-eyes/   One of the more touching days of our year was a celebration of Noble Proctor’s life at a BioBlitz Challenge at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut on May 14. Noble Proctor was one of Roger Tory Peterson’s...

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RTPI’s Action Plan 2016-2021

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016

RTPI’s Action Plan 2016-2021

It seems appropriate to highlight RTPI’s Action Plan 2016-2021 as we near the end of a year filled with accomplishments and enthusiasm about an exciting future. As part of our ongoing strategic planning efforts, RTPI has released a 5-year action plan describing the mission-driven programming that we are developing in all three of our focal areas: Art, Education and Conservation. This Action Plan outlines how the synergy between these focal areas strengthens the important work that Roger Tory Peterson started, and that RTPI now continues. Like Dr. Peterson, our work transcends political...

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A Time to Give Back

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016

A Time to Give Back

A Time to Give Back Donate today! Roger Tory Peterson devoted his entire life to making nature accessible to all…please take this opportunity to give back, and help RTPI continue his great work. Your generous gift benefits our programs directly, and also has long term effects on those that we serve by giving them the knowledge to make a difference in the world. As always, we look forward to working together to inspire people to learn, love and protect...

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RTPI Winter Wonderland

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016

RTPI Winter Wonderland

It’s a winter wonderland at RTPI today – come visit us for some wonderful last minute Christmas shopping and marvel at some of the world’s best nature illustrations in our Focus on Nature...

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