There were numerous events today and lots of great pictures on Twitter.
The folks at the PAC Herbarium at Penn State had fun and won some great door prizes (left), participants at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum worked through some beautiful 19th century specimens (center), and in Santa Barbara they were quite busy barcoding hundreds of specimens (right):
Events at Florida State University (left) and at The Field Museum (right) saw full houses of eager citizen science volunteers:
Another of today's highlights was an effort by several participants to piece together the story of a 19th century botanist and accurately document her life:
And, as the California Phenology TCN points out, the WeDigBio dashboard is a great way to track your transcription activity:
So many other wonderful onsite events and participants, we can't share them all, but a huge thank you to everyone who has contributed! If you have photos from your event, interesting tidbits to share, or just want to be a part of the discussion, find us on Twitter @wedigbio and use #WeDigBio!
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Looking forward to seeing what Day 2 brings!