Monthly Archives: January 2019

Call for Nominations

This year the Society of Herbarium Curators will elect a new President-Elect, Secretary, and Member-at-Large.  The new Member-at-Large will serve for 3 years, the new Secretary for 4, and the President-Elect will ultimately serve for 5 years (1 year as President-Elect then 2 years as President then 2 years as Past President).  You can read…
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Save the Date – SHC 14th Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona

Please join us for the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society of Herbarium Curator in partnership with the Botany 2019 annual meeting in Tucson, Arizona - July 27-31. We will offer a post-Botany symposium entitled: Early-Career Innovators in Herbarium-Enabled Research and Future-Proofing for the Next Waves of Inventiveness. This symposium will feature a series of…
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SHC Student Research Grants Deadline – Feb 1st, 2019

The Society of Herbarium Curators is pleased to accept proposals for the annual Student Research Grants to support research that contributes to or uses herbarium resources in ways that augment the collections. Two $500 grants will be made to graduate students and one $250 grant will be made to an undergraduate student. Scope: Research that…
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A Herbarium Can Always Use a Few Friends

The University of Montana Herbarium (MONTU) is a facility that belongs to the people of Montana, U.S.A. Although it is housed at the University, it is used by people from many walks of life and from all across the state. As many of us know, smaller natural history museums are losing support from their parent…
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Message from the President

I would like to wish everyone a happy New Year and thank the Society as we finish up an eventful 2018 and shift our focus to the next calendar year. The upcoming year will be an exciting one for the Society as we offer our complementary Developing Country Membership category, work on several new mission-fulfilling…
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