Spotlight on Care: Collecting and Preserving Plants

12:00-1:00pm CDT Thursday, October 22, 2020 Online
Hosted by The Commons, the IPSR Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities, and the Spencer Museum of Art; with support from the Environmental Studies Program, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Center for Faculty Development and Mentoring

This session features a presentation by Caleb Morse, Collection Manager, at the R.L. McGregor Herbarium on west campus. Caleb will speak about his work with plant specimens and how that has changed during the pandemic. Participants will have an opportunity to be outside and find leaf specimens in their neighborhoods before returning for a conversation about what we collected. Caleb works at the Biodiversity Institute and Kansas Biological survey, where he manages collections, aids in identification of plant specimens, and also occasionally teaches field botany.

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Of interest to:
All Ages, Faculty, General Public, Graduate students, Researchers, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Activity, Care & Well-being, Discussion