Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Become a Citizen Scientist - Contribute to Science and Learn About the Environment

The William and Linda Steere Herbarium at The New York Botanical Garden is one of the largest plant collections in the world. It is consulted daily by scientists, conservationists and land managers investigating the incredible diversity of plants and their effect on the world we live in.

Concerns about the world's environmental challenges have dramatically increased the demand for botanical information.

As an Herbarium Citizen Scientist, you can help with the crucial mission of providing data or studies that guide the successful management of the earth's ecosystems.Join our science staff and students digitizing the Garden's famous and historical plant collection.

New York Botanical Garden Citizen Scientists
  • Get hands on experience with plant specimens
  • Learn digital photography
  • Work in a beautiful and stimulating environment
  • Meet scientists and learn about plant research
  • Enjoy excellent volunteer benefits

To become a Citizen Scientist call us at (718)-817-8564 or email us at

To learn more, visit

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