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(AT) Armchair Botany: Transcribing Botanical Collections

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

AT ONLINE – Armchair Botany: Transcribing Botanical Collections – April 22

 

AT from your armchair!  Sounds perfect for those rainy days or maybe those really hot days.  Helping BRIT get their extensive collection of specimens digitized on any day is an important activity, no matter what the weather is doing!

 

 

Program:  Armchair Botany: Transcribing Botanical Collections

 

Description:  Over three million botanical specimens exist in Texas herbaria. but only a small fraction of these are accessible digitally. BRIT is working to get all their specimens digitized, which will greatly enhance their scientific utility. This Advanced Training session will teach chapter members how to find the BRIT project, transcribe a label, and review specimens. After completing the two-hour session, members will be able to transcribe labels independently and earn Volunteer Hours. 

 

Date:  Thursday, April 22, 2021 – 6:30–8:30 PM    

 

Time:  6:30-8:30 PM 

 

Online Platform:  Zoom Application  

 

Registration: Pre-registration link 

 

BPTMN Contact:   Lisa Travis – 817-832-3912 – Listrav@gmail.com 

 

Logging AT:  This opportunity is approved for 2-hours AT.  Log as AT: BPTMN: Other Pre-Approved Training, with Armchair Botany in the description box. 

 

Other Information: 

Get steps to download ZOOM on your computer:

https://txmn.org/bptmn/zoom-download-instructions/

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Date:
April 22
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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