Blog post inspires Seattle Times/AP story

My favorite days at the Burke are when I can go into the collections and help tell a story about why we collect. Last fall, I heard about a collection of two million fish ear bones, called otoliths, that were being added to our fish collection and went to report about the incredible environmental insights … Continue reading Blog post inspires Seattle Times/AP story

The story behind a photograph

The Burke Museum's International Conservation Photography Awards exhibit featured some incredible nature photographs. I met with three of the award-winning photographers as they toured the exhibit. Canadian photographer TJ Watt, a regular explorer of the remaining old-growth rainforests on Vancouver Island, B.C., told me about his photograph, "Last Stands."