• UVM Magazine

    Fall 2021

    A blessing and a burden, phosphorus takes UVM researchers from land to lake in search of better ways to balance one of life’s essential elements. Read more.


A Catamount Comes Out

r Sabi Ward ‘24 and professional conservator Lisa Goldberg take a taxidermy catamount out of a display cabinet in Marsh Life Science to be x-rayed and cleaned


“Those eyes are actually owl eyes—that’s why it looks so freaky.”

—Sonia DeYoung G’17, curatorial associate for the University of Vermont Natural History Museum

Fascinating and frightening students since at least 1898, this taxidermy catamount in Marsh Life Sciences will be x-rayed and cleaned as part of a major restoration project of UVM's historic taxidermy collection. Read more.