RMSC Science Stories

From behind-the-scenes stories to science news, our blog is your place to discover more about the RMSC and your world.

A Wild Year for the RMSC

A Wild Year for the RMSC

Alligators, kangaroos and opossums—oh my! The Wildlife Defenders have become well-loved guests at the RMSC with their engaging live animal shows and we’re excited to announce that you’ll be seeing even more of them in 2017. Almost every Saturday this year, you’ll see them on our schedule at 12:30 and 2:30pm.

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VIDEO: Spotted Salamander at Cumming Nature Center

VIDEO: Spotted Salamander at Cumming Nature Center

This spring, we've been finding quite a few spotted salamanders around the Cumming Nature Center (CNC). Learn about the salamander's shocking regenerative ability from CNC Director, Nathan Hayes.

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New York Nature: Chicken of the Woods

New York Nature: Chicken of the Woods

A beautiful bright yellow, velvety to the touch and edible – what is it? A chicken of the woods.

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