All Expeditions

Big Cypress National Preserve Expedition

Expedition leaders initiated political discourse and conversation concerning the origin of Big Cypress National Preserve and its designation as a public commons after first being ravaged by the effects of capitalism. The Natural History Museum partnered with the park service to better understand the environmental and political factors influencing the ecological conditions of Big Cypress National Preserve and the Greater Everglades Ecosystem, focusing on oil wells and drilling in the Everglades and Big Cypress.


Kentucky Mountaintop Removal Expedition

The Natural History Museum coordinated with local ecologists to enhance understandings of environmental issues in Kentucky, specifically in Whitesburg, Benham, and Berea. The expedition included tours of mountaintop removal sites, underground mines, and nature preserves.