Urgent Priorities for The Bird Collection: Ongoing Activities in Avian Biodiversity Research, Teaching and Curation at the Museum of Southwestern Biology

This fund provides direct support to meet urgent needs of UNM’s Collection of Birds, an actively growing resource for cutting-edge research, and a hub for student training. Students are doing fantastic research projects on bird evolution and conservation. Supporters are urged to make an appointment with the curator for a behind-the-scenes tour (contact Chris Witt, or visit and to learn more.