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by 777
Fri Apr 28, 2023 12:21 am
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: Acidity of wood
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Acidity of wood

I've read everywhere that wood and most paper is acidic and can gradually harm objects in collections. Even a shell collecting friend tells me not to use wooden cabinets for shells. I have a question, are pinned insects affected by being stored in wooden insect drawers for years, or no? I have been ...
by 777
Tue Jan 24, 2023 3:42 pm
Forum: Legal issues
Topic: Where can I go?
Replies: 20
Views: 3757

Where can I go?

I've never collected any insects from another country but I'm researching about it. Collecting abroad sounds like a nightmare from the threads I've read on the old forums, but I've heard some places are good for collecting. As someone who has no school/museum affiliation and collects as a hobby, wha...