This latest development for the first time enables shared data management across iDigBio and GBIF, in addition to facilitating a unified, more efficient, and more exhaustive list of US Collections.
Contributed by: Libby Ellwood, Austin Mast, Robert Bruhn and Kevin Love
Contributed by: Molly Phillips
iDigBio is pleased to announce a 7-week "Strategic Planning for Biodiversity Collections” online course.
Take this opportunity to introduce new purpose and excitement into your organization. Prepare to relate your collection’s compelling vision to stakeholders and discuss long-term goals and strategies with administrators.
Unlocking the secret histories of bats in natural history collections
Article by: Caitlin J.Campbell, Graduate Assistant at the UF Department of Biology
Contributed by Cat Chapman
Have you ever been out on a walk through nature, or even in your neighborhood, and saw what appeared to be a clump of tiny leaves, debris, or lichen… only to see it move?
Upon closer inspection of this mysteriously motile clump of detritus, you may see that it has tiny little legs underneath it. It’s alive!
Meet the trash bug!
Written by Erica Krimmel.
Contributed by: Aaron Goodman, Graduate Student Department of Entomology, California Academy of Sciences.
Article by: Zoliswa Nhleko, PhD candidate at the UF School of Natural Resources and Enviroment
Article by: Nattapol Kraisitudomsook, PhD student from the Smith Lab at the University of Florida
Many things have changed rapidly and these are unprecedented and stressful times, but one positive for our team now all working remotely are all of the new coworkers!