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A New Day For Vassar’s Herbarium

The Vassar College Herbarium is almost as old as the college itself.  It was established in 1865 by Professor of Natural History Sanborne Tenney, one of the nine original faculty.  Just as Maria Mitchell’s observatory was key to providing a...
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NSF Grant Will Help Vassar Share Botanical Data

Herbaria, catalogued collections of pressed and dried plant specimens, enable scientists to learn about ecosystems of the past. But the data on where and when the plants lived and died can also provide vital insights about the future. Thanks to...
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