Collection Manager Steve Rogers
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080
412.622.3255 or 3258
412.622.8837 (fax)

Stephen Rogers is the collection manager for both Birds and Amphibians & Reptiles (Herpetology) at Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, PA. Each collection is ranked about ninth or tenth largest in size in the country. Rogers received his Master of Science in Zoology from Michigan State University in 1981. He also has practiced taxidermy for more than thirty years.

Rogers’ interest focuses on the history of scientific preparation and taxidermy, preparation techniques for vertebrates, and the care and preservation of natural history collections. He has published on these topics, and was also lead consultant for the exhibition Stuffed Animals: The Art and Science of Taxidermy at Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, is ranked as one of the top five natural history museums in the country. The museum maintains, preserves, and interprets an extraordinary collection of 22 million objects and scientific specimens used to broaden understanding of evolution, conservation, and biodiversity. More information is available at

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