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curator , ornithologist

Elizabeth Ann Webb, American curator, ornithologist.


Webb, Elizabeth Ann was born on October 22, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Robert Collins Junior and Thelma Elizabeth (Snyder) Whitmeyer.


Bachelor in Anthropology, University Colorado, 1969. Master of Arts in Biology, University Colorado, 1985.


Exhibit preparator, Denver Museum of Natural History, 1970-1972;curator zoological collections, Denver Museum of Natural History, 1972-1981;curator of zoology, Denver Museum of Natural History, since 1982. Trustee Webb-Waring Lung Institute, Denver, since 1990. Member steering committee Colorado Breeding Bird Atlas, Denver, since 1989, chairperson symposium Perspectives in Urban Ecology, 1990.

Co-principal investigator Documentation and Interpretation of Selected Wildlife Habitat Relationships at the Rocky Mtn. Arsenal; chairperson Documentation subcommittee, since 1991.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Urban Wildlife Teacher Resource Guide, 1990. Co-editor: Close to Home, Colorado's Urban Wildlife, 1990. Editor: Collections, Policies and Procedures of the Denver Museum of Natural History, 1991.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


Co-founder Foothills Nature Center, Boulder, Colorado, 1984. Nominal partner Colorado Urban Wildlife Partnership, Denver, since 1988. Member American Ornithologists Union, Association Systematics Collections (representative), Colorado chapter The Wildlife Society, Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (conservation committee since 1989), American Association Museum (curators committee since 1990), Mountain Plains Museum Association, Colorado Field Ornithologists (vice president 1981-1983), Boulder Audubon Society (treasurer 1975-1977), Cooper Ornithological Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: llama trekking, photography, scuba diving.


Married Joel Davis Webb, January 24, 1970. 1 child, Taber Collins.

Robert Collins Whitmeyer Junior

Thelma Elizabeth (Snyder) Whitmeyer

Joel Davis Webb

Taber Collins Webb