GLOBAL at WeDigBio 2021 – October 15 & 16

Globaltcn/ October 7, 2021/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Scientists from the GLOBAL Bryophyte & Lichen Thematic Collections Network (TCN) and around the world need your help!  Join us in transcribing scientific label data from our collections using online tools. GLOBAL Bryophyte & Lichen TCN WeDigBio events will be held online daily from Friday, October 15th–Saturday, October 16th. To register for this virtual event, please click this link

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Happy Anniversary, GLOBAL!

Globaltcn/ September 24, 2021/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

September 2021 marks one year since the start of our GLOBAL TCN project. This same month in 2020 saw a virtual kick-off, with a slow and staggered start under significant COVID-19 restrictions. Most collaborating institutions had limited to no access to their collections and many student workers were away from campus studying virtually. In spite of these challenges, the GLOBAL

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Sharing GLOBAL at BL2021

Globaltcn/ July 6, 2021/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Today marks the start of the BL2021 Online Conference: Bryophytes, lichens, and northern ecosystems in a changing world, bringing together four major bryological, lichenological and botanical societies: the International Association of Bryologists (IAB), the American Bryological and Lichenological Society (ABLS), the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA-ABC) and the Société québécoise de bryologie (SQB). The conference runs from July 6-9 and seeks to address diverse topics including “climate

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Globaltcn/ April 6, 2021/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

In 2011, the North American Lichens and Bryophytes: Sensitive Indicators of Environmental Quality and Change (LBCC) TCN began work to digitize bryophyte and lichen specimens collected in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The project grew to include over 100 institutions and posted 5 million specimens on public data portals for Bryophytes (CNABH) and Lichens (CNALH). North America is only one

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