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The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections [SPNHC] is an international society whose mission is to improve the preservation, conservation and management of natural history collections to ensure their continuing value to society.


  1. Nominations from the membership for the positions of PRESIDENT-ELECT and 2 MEMBERS-AT-LARGE are now open!


    The deadline to make a nomination is August 31, 2015. Please remember that the SPNHC can only remain a relevant and valuable society if there is a strong and dedicated Council. If you know of som Read More...

  2. Annual Business Meeting 2015


    The ABM package is now available. It includes committee and representative reports, the 2014 AMB meeting minutes, and this year's agenda.  ABM 2015 pdf See you at the meeting Read More...

  3. SPNHC Regular Registration and Fieldtrip Deadline - May 1, 2015


    SPNHC 2015 Annual Meeting Hosted by the Florida Museum of Natural History May 17-23, 2015 - Gainesville, FL DEADLINE, May 1, 2015, for Regular Registration and Fieldtrip registration. T Read More...

  4. Report on the 2014 Food in Museums Survey Now Available


    Report on the 2014 Food in Museums Survey produced by the SPNHC Conservation Committee  Museums, people and food are closely tied together. From staff members’ brown bag lunches, Read More...