Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections


Event List—Actively curating this list

All event times are in the local timezone

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 06:00 to Monday, October 21, 2019 - 23:00
We need your help to prepare our 1.4 million specimens for the digitising process! Email Melissa Wong for details.
The National Herbarium of NSW
Sydney, New South Wales Australia
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 21:00 to Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 21:00
Join the PAC Herbarium as we host our first Transcripti-thon!
Online only, http://midatlanticherbaria.org/portal/
United States
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 09:00 to Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 21:00
This event is private. To find a public event near you, or to host an event at your school or institution, visit wedigbio.org to learn more.
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida United States
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 07:00 to 14:00
Join ACBC and WeDigBio at the University of Arkansas at Monticello Transcription Blitz!
University of Arkansas Monticello Science Center Lab
Monticello, Arkansas United States
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 07:30 to Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 12:00
Scientists from Field Museum need your help!
Field Museum
Chicago, Illinois United States
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, October 18, 2019 - 16:00
The herbarium (museum of preserved plants) needs your help taking high resolution images of our plant specimens!
Clifton Smith Herbarium, Pritzlaff Conservation Center, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Santa Barbara, California United States
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 09:30
FSU's Field Botany Course contributes to WeDigBio
**The event is only open to students registered for FSU's Field Botany course**
Tallahassee, Florida United States
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 12:00 to 15:00
Join us for a citizen science transcription blitz!
Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Chicago, Illinois United States
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 13:00 to 17:00
Become a Herbarium Army intern for a few hours and help us to discover and write down label data from thousands of our specimens!
Rutgers Chrysler Herbarium
New Brunswick, New Jersey United States
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 18:00 to 21:00
Create digital data about plant specimens collected in Florida over the past 200 years for the benefit of science, society, and our flora.
King Life Science Building, Room 1058
Tallahassee, Florida United States
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 06:00 to 08:00
Join us in our quest to transcribe the labels on microscope slides at the Manchester Museum.
Manchester Museum
Manchester, United Kingdom
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 06:00 to 14:00
Join ACBC and WeDigBio at the Hendrix College Transcription Blitz!
Donald W. Reynolds Hall at Hendrix College
Conway, Arkansas United States
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 06:30 to 13:00
Work with other volunteers at the VT Massey Herbarium to database and re-house our historic seed collection.
Derring Hall Room 3017
Blacksburg, Virginia United States
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 17:30 to 20:30
Join the UC Irvine Herbarium to learn about and participate in exciting research on flowering time and climate change.
University of California Irvine
Irvine, California United States
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 18:00 to 21:00
Create digital data about plant specimens collected in Florida over the past 200 years for the benefit of science, society, and our flora.
King Life Science Building, Room 1058
Tallahassee, Florida United States
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 07:30
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Fort Worth, Texas United States
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 08:00
Learn to participate in biodiversity research as a citizen scientist for NYBG!
NYBG - Museum Building - M402 2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, New York United States
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
Join the Arkansas Center for Biodiversity Collections (ACBC) and WeDigBio at the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Transcription Blitz!
Division of Arkansas Heritage
Little Rock, Arkansas United States
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 13:00 to 15:00
CSULB Hall of Science
Long Beach, California United States
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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.