The Natural Science Collections Alliance is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit association that supports natural science collections, their human resources, the institutions that house them, and their research and education activities for the benefit of science and society.

Our members are part of an international community of museums, botanical gardens, herbariums, universities and other institutions that house natural science collections and use them in research, exhibitions, academic and informal science education, and outreach activities.

Membership in the NSC Alliance connects you organization to a network of institutions, scientists and other professionals through which you can share news, information and common concerns — and help shape the future of our community through coordinated action and policy advocacy.

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