A herbarium specimen of a rhododendron.

Virtual Expedition:
Botanical Exploration of Hawai‘i

Thursday, October 18–Sunday, October 21, 2018

As Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i draws to a close, join us on an important virtual citizen science expedition focused on the plants of Hawai‘i. No matter where you’re located, you can log in and help generate valuable data used to document biodiversity and protect threatened ecosystems. Follow the link below to access NYBG’s online tools and learn how to interpret herbarium specimens collected from the islands of Hawai‘i and elsewhere in the world!

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There are plenty of ways to get involved as a Virtual Volunteer year-round! You can contribute to scientific research from anywhere as an active participant in one of our digital expeditions. Online training resources are available. All active virtual participants are eligible to receive NYBG volunteer benefits.

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A collection of herbarium samples