WeDigBio Event: Symposium on The Critical Roles of Libraries in Understanding Earth’s Biota

The WeDigBio Board is pleased to announce a 1-hour symposium entitled “The Critical Roles of Libraries in Understanding Earth’s Biota” on April 8 from 3–4 PM ET.  Three thought leaders will reflect on the central roles of libraries in humanity’s race to understand and preserve life on our planet.

3:00 PM ET Welcome!

3:05 Libraries as Venues for Citizen Science by Darlene Cavalier  (SciStarter & Arizona State University)

3:20 The Biodiversity Heritage Library by Martin Kalfatovic (Smithsonian Institution)

3:35 Libraries and Wildlife Conservation by Madeleine Thompson (Wildlife Conservation Society)

3:50 Panel Discussion

Register to join us for the event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/symposium-on-the-critical-roles-of-libraries-in-understanding-earths-biota-tickets-302947633527

The 4-day WeDigBio event runs during Citizen Science Month from April 7–10 and occurs again from October 13–16.  To learn more about WeDigBio, visit wedigbio.org; to learn more about Citizen Science Month, visit https://scistarter.org/citizensciencemonth.  We’re here to help you make participation in WeDigBio and Citizen Science Month a regular part of your organization’s outreach activities—just reach out to us at wedigbio@gmail.com.

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