Category Archives: General

Message from the President

It is an honor to serve as the new President of the Society of Herbarium Curators, and I thank the leadership and membership for handing off a healthy and vibrant organization. In particular, I would like to thank Austin Mast (R. K. Godfrey Herbarium, Florida State University) for his superb service as President over the…
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Early Career Section

The Society of Herbarium Curators Membership Committee is excited to announce the first official Section of the SHC: the Early Career Section. Herbaria worldwide continue to attract new students, postdocs, and other professionals, and these newest members of the herbarium community join us with novel ideas, unique skills, and particular needs. The purpose of this…
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2017 SHC Symposium

SHC Symposium – Strategic Planning for Your Herbarium—A Professional Development Opportunity brought to you by the Society of Herbarium Curators and iDigBio. Thursday, June 29, 2017; 8 am – 12 pm. What is strategic planning? Why is it valuable? Where does one begin? Join us for a morning of discussion and talks facilitated by a…
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SHC Symposium Interest Survey

The Society of Herbarium Curators is developing a half-day symposium to encourage broader discussion and sharing among the membership about issues related to herbarium management, sustainability, and visibility. We are hopeful that many will participate as presenters and attendees of the symposium. Please help us plan this symposium and respond to this survey (http://tinyurl.com/shc2016) on…
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A Message from the President

Andrea Weeks, President Mid-summer greetings from N 38° 56.253’, W 77° 37.224’. Spring came late this year, and then rapidly transitioned to full-blown summer; this field-season has been particular productive. Green, growing and getting bigger is also a theme these days with SHC. I am pleased to report that Society of Herbarium Curators membership has…
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