This involves the physical conservation treatment of specimens and objects to preserve and/or restore them to a previous appearance
This includes managing larger conservation projects, researching treatments, managing additional staff & budgets and developing outreach
This includes advising on environments, pest management programs, packing & transportation, condition and collection assessments.
Training and Outreach
This includes the design and delivery of training on subjects such as object cleaning, manual handling & pest management.
Figure 2- Orca Whale before (above) and after treatment (below). Specimens were cleaned with solvents, consolidated for strength and re-articulated to improve scientific accuracy.
Figure 1- Section of Beluga Whale vertebrae before (above) and after cleaning treatment (below).