BCoN Report: Extending U.S. Biodiversity Collections to Promote Research and Education

The Biodiversity Collections Network has released its new report, Extending U.S. Biodiversity Collections to Promote Research and Education.  You are invited to download and share the summary brochure and to review the longer report that provides additional detail about this vision for the future. 

James Lendemer, et al., The Extended Specimen Network: A Strategy to Enhance US Biodiversity Collections, Promote Research and Education, BioScience, Volume 70, Issue 1, January 2020, Pages 23–30, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz140

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  1. Why US?

    What else could be the reason for collections other than promoting research and education? Why does it need to be promoted. It should be part of the original mission statement.

    No wonder society has no interest in funding the ivory tower museums other than as baubles.

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