Two public talks for WeDigBio
As part of WeDigBio there will be a number of virtual events. We’ll be announcing these in the coming days, so please keep an eye out for more opportunities.
Friday, October 16, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (central time)
“Research Questions to Answer with Specimen Data.” Learn how the transcribed data from Notes from Nature is used in specific examples of research questions that can be asked and answered using images and label data from specimens.
Travis Marsico, Arkansas State University professor and associate chair, STAR herbarium curator
Register in advance for this meeting: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUudumsrTIjGtxXRqVSbKW_siEss5XTkmmA
Sunday, October 18, 1:00 – 2:00 pm (central time)
“Using digitized specimen data for on the ground conservation in Benton and Washington Counties.”
Theo will talk about the three-year inventory project for Benton and Washington Counties in Northwest Arkansas. This project uses historic specimen data and present-day surveys to inform conservation decisions in the rapidly changing area.
Theo Witsell, Arkansas National Heritage Commission Ecologist and Chief of Research, ANHC herbarium curator
Register in advance for this meeting: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcoce2qqjIsEtwWvYi4bDXdSFK1gBo0ZP4j