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This Week in History: 600 plant specimens donated to RBCM's botany collection - CHEK


CHEK
Joined by two other botanists, the Royal BC Museum Botany Collections Manager Erica Wheeler is looking over a recent donation: four boxes, fill with six-hundred plant specimens from the Cranbrook area. “They were collected in the 1940's by Walter and ...

Rare fish discovered following success of biodiversity monitoring program in South Australia - ABC Online


ABC Online
The program, run by Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board, has been undertaken every autumn and spring since 2012 to measure the effects of urban development on fish biodiversity and water flow in the region.

Athens woman, charged with DUI, bolts from hospital for toxicology testing - Online Athens


Online Athens
Claudia McKale Harrison, 20 of International Drive was arrested for drunken driving early Thursday and later fled from the hospital she was taken in order to have blood drawn or toxicology testing, Athens-Clarke County police said. An officer was ...

Checklist of Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps

Oakland - United States

Includes maps from all over the world.

Related
United Kingdom

Compilation of information on the geographic distribution of many species in this region.

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
United Kingdom

Enter a family, genus, or genus and species to see accepted names and world distribution of plants in 150 families. Maintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Surrey, UK.

Vegetation Ecology at Bern
Switzerland

Forest and grassland ecology at the University of Bern.

Eastern Mojave Vegetation
United States

Vegetation of Mojave National Preserve, San Bernardino County, California, and autoecology of Swertia albomarginata, Coleogyne ramosissima, and Salvia dorrii .

International Association for Vegetation Science
United Kingdom

A worldwide group of scientists and others interested in theoretical and practical studies of vegetation. Includes details of membership, association journals, meetings, jogs and other resources.

Hong Kong Flora and Vegetation
Hong Kong

Discusses plant diversity and adaptations and how plants improve the air and water quality, prevent soil erosion and water runoff, and provide food and shelter for the local fauna. Includes information on plant study sites and trails chosen by the Quality Education Fund and a checlist of plant species.

United States

From the Digital Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Utah.

USGS-NPS Vegetation Mapping Program
United States

Cooperative effort by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Park Service to classify, describe, and map vegetation communities in more than 270 national park units across the United States.

Canada

Web-based software for creating, editing, annotating, and storing biological signaling pathways, doing consistency checks when integrating data from multiple sources, producing biomolecular network maps, and integrating pathways with protein-protein interaction data.

Right Whale Data and Maps
United States

Extensive information from the western North Atlantic, including sighting reports, Right Whale recovery plans, and whale watch guidelines, and reports on entangled whales.