Conservation by Design: A framework for mission success Source: The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy uses a collaborative, science-based conservation approach and a common set of analytical methods to identify the biodiversity that needs to be conserved, to decide where and how to conserve it and to measure our effectiveness. Together this conservation approach and […]
International Code of Botanical Nomenclature Source: International Association for Plant Taxonomy
International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants – Code International pour la Nomenclature des Plantes Cultivees Source: International Society for Horticultural Science Plant nomenclature database.
Conserve-O-Gram 11/2 Storage Concerns for Geological Collections Source: National Park Service (NPS) Geological collections can be damaged by various environmental factors. However, even if collection storage areas are not ideal, good storage systems can help to prevent damage from light, relative humidity, biological attack, and pollutants.
Conserve-O-Gram 11/04 Storage Containers and Labels for Fluid-Preserved Collections Source: National Park Service (NPS) Information for choosing containers, closures, tags, and labels for fluid-preserved speciment collections.
Conserve-O-Gram 11/6 Labeling Natural History Specimens Source: National Park Service (NPS) Most natural history specimens that your institution acquires will already have been accessioned, cataloged, and labeled. However, you will probably discover unlabeled specimens in your collection. Scientists and curators label specimens in various ways. It depends on the type of specimen and how it’s […]
Recorded: Thursday, September 22, 2016
In this, Part Two of our “Stressed About Pests” series, we discussed infestation recognition, appropriate actions, and working with pest management professionals.
Part One of the “Stressed About Pests” series, we discussed prevention, monitoring, and Identification.