Anacostia Community Museum Receives $49,616 Award From the National Park Service African American Civil Rights Grant Program

January 18, 2018 The Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum has announced that it received an award of $49,616 from the National Park Service African American Civil Rights Grant Program. These funds will support the upcoming exhibition “A Right to the City” presented as part of the museum’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration …

Smithsonian Releases Endangered Frogs in Panama

Release Trials Prepare the Way for Reintroductions of the Variable Harlequin Frog January 18, 2018 Once common along highland streams in western Costa Rica and Panama, the variable harlequin frog, Atelopus varius, is endangered throughout its range, decimated by a disease caused by the amphibian chytrid fungus. On Jan. 17, …

2018 Is Year of the Tractor at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

“American Enterprise” Features 1918 Waterloo Boy Tractor and a Display on “Precision Farming” January 19, 2018 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will mark 2018 as the Year of the Tractor with two new displays on the past, present and future of agriculture. “Precision Farming” will open Jan. 19 …