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Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University - Research Fellowships, Awards, and Internships

Contributed by aneely on Nov 06, 2018 - 09:40 PM
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The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University promotes and supports research consistent with its mission to discover and disseminate knowledge of the plant kingdom. To foster both independent and collaborative work, the Arboretum offers fellowships and awards to students, post-doctoral researchers, and professionals of the biological and horticultural sciences. Applicants are encouraged to define and develop paths of inquiry using the Arboretum’s resources, including its world-renowned living collection, herbarium, plant records, library and archives, greenhouse and laboratories, and the expertise of its staff.

There is currently one fellowship, eight awards, and an internship program. Applicants must submit a research proposal online for the fellowship and awards by Feb 1, 2019. Applicants must apply for the internship program by March 1, 2019.

Please see the website for the specific requirements of each award.


Woods Hole Research Center: The Polaris Project - Summer Research Opportunity

Contributed by aneely on Oct 23, 2018 - 07:41 PM
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The Polaris Project brings students to Alaska where they lead research to study the changing Arctic. The 2019 expedition is scheduled for approximately June 26-July 27 and will include two weeks of intensive fieldwork in the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta, AK followed by two weeks of analysis and synthesis at the Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC). This research opportunity is fully funded and provides a $3000 stipend. Students from any U.S. college or university are eligible to apply. More information about the program and application instructions can be found here: http://www.thepolarisproject.org/2019-polaris-application-materials/

Blog post: Botany is not dead, but this plant is

Contributed by rhund on Oct 28, 2016 - 02:32 PM
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BSA member Jennifer Ackerfield blogs about the ongoing importance of herbaria:
"Protecting and caring for these invaluable and irreplaceable resources must be at the forefront for universities, botanic gardens, and museums. Because only time will tell what herbarium specimens will be used for in the future, as permanent records of the past."
https://alienplantation.wordpress.com/2016/10/24/guest-post-botany-is-not-dead-but-this-plant-is/


USFS International Programs Seminar: Green Value – An innovative tool for...community forest enterprises: June 12 (12-1 EST)

Contributed by wdahl2002 on Jun 10, 2015 - 10:55 AM
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US Forest Service International Programs Seminar Series presents: Green Value– An innovative tool for evaluating and strengthening the financial viability of community forest enterprises


Go Botany!

Contributed by admin on May 29, 2015 - 05:53 PM
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New England Wild Flower Society announces Go Botany, a suite of new on-line tools for anyone interested in plants. Use Go Botany in the field or on your desktop computer to identify and learn about thousands of native and naturalized plant species of New England.