Our Community and Stakeholders

We represent a diverse collections community spanning the spectrum of experiences and institutions focused on biodiversity, from natural history collections to zoos, living collections, and citizen & community science initiatives. Our stakeholders include the biodiversity collections community: individuals who collect, care for, manage, and utilize in their research the broad range of collections and their associated data.

Supporting Organizations

The following 41 organizations share the goals and objectives of BCoN. Organizations interested in participating in and contributing to the development of a sustainable national community committed to realizing the Extended Specimen Network are invited to join us. Contact us to become part of our growing community.