Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections

UTEP Biodiversity Collections Lab


**This event is closed to the public.**
University of Texas at El Paso 500 W. University Ave., Biology B206
79968 El Paso , TX
United States
Texas US
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 09:00 to 11:45
Sponsoring Organization: 
University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections
Short Description: 
Students will participate in WeDigBio and complete an assignment about citizen science, digital data and the importance of biodiversity.
Funding Credits: 
2015. Institute for Museum and Library Services, Museums for America Program, Natural History Collection Stewardship for the 21st Century at the University of Texas at El Paso. 2014. Howard Hughes Medical Institute. UTEP PERSIST: UTEP Program to Educate and Retain Students In STEM Tracks.
Organizer Name: 
Teresa J. Mayfield – Manager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Organizer Email: 
Organizer Phone: 

WeDigBio is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation's Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections Program (Cooperative Agreement EF-1115210). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.