Natural Science Collections Alliance

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

Federal Budget Analysis

Robert Gropp, director of public policy for NSC Alliance and AIBS, and Nadine Lymn, director of public affairs for the Ecological Society of America, have teamed up once again this year to prepare an analysis of the President’s federal budget request for the biological and ecological sciences.  The analysis will be published as a chapter in the forthcoming AAAS publication, “Report XXXIV: Research and Development FY 2010.

To read a pre-publication version of this chapter, which includes analysis of the NSF, USDA, DOE, USGS and DOC budget proposals, please go to

Federal Budget Analysis
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