Carrie Herbel: Preparing the Past

Air Date: 10/08/2021

In her youth, Carrie Herbel had an affinity for the natural world. That passion would evolve into a profession at the University of Nebraska State Museum. As Chief Preparator, Herbel uncovers the mysteries of ancient species whose remains have laid hidden across the Great Plains. Using a suite of modern tools to extract fossils from rock, Herbel reveals the past for future generations and prepares specimens for study by researchers from around the world.