Herbarium Specimens

WeDigBio 2020

Thursday, October 15

11–11:30 a.m., 1–2 p.m., 3–5 p.m. EDT

NYBG is partnering with leading museums, universities, and environmental organizations around the world to engage the public in citizen science! During WeDigBio! 2020 (October 15–19), we invite your help to mobilize biodiversity data from preserved herbarium specimens to advance scientific understanding of the plants of our world! Join us for a series of virtual events—including a tour of NYBG’s remarkable scientific collection—and learn how to participate in online projects that support our mission to preserve and protect the planet’s biodiversity.