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The U.S. national heritage of approximately one billion biodiversity specimens, once
digitized, can be linked to emerging digital data sources to form an information-rich network
Herbarium specimens are increasingly recognized as an important resource for conservation
Plants are essential resources for the earth and human survival. Many plant species are threatened by human disturbance and are now in danger of extinction.
Major international herbaria, natural history museums and universities have recently begun to digitise their collections to facilitate studies and improve access to collections.
These best practices represent a compilation of previous CPC guidelines with updated
This tree plan, not only comprises a history of trees that once stood in the Park and catalogues the trees currently standing, but also directs the succession and maintenance of the tree canopy that future generations of Park users will enjoy.
The first two decades of the twenty-first century have seen a rapid rise in the mobilization of digital biodiversity data.
Plant breeders require genetic diversity to develop cultivars that are productive, nutritious,
Selecting the geographic origin—the provenance—of seed is a key decision in restoration. The last decade has seen a vigorous debate on whether to use local or nonlocal seed.