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Lecture: Herbarium Specimens Reveal Powerful and Sometimes Disturbing History presented by Eve Rickenbaker
Lecture: Herbarium Specimens Reveal Powerful and Sometimes Disturbing History presented by Eve Rickenbaker
WhenThursday, Sep 26, 2019, 5 – 7 p.m.
WhereUW Botanic Gardens - Center for Urban Horticulture, Elisabeth C. Miller Library, 3501 NE 41st St., Seattle, WA, 98105
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Description

Eve Rickenbaker, manager of the Otis Douglas Hyde Herbarium and grad student in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, will explain how herbarium collections provide scientists vital information about plants in our past and present environments, but they also document and represent a disturbing history that give us insights into the harmful racial divide that persists in the United States today.

The lecture is free and open to everyone.

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