TORCH Campaign Recap

In 2019, the well-established Texas and Oklahoma Regional Consortium of Herbaria (TORCH) received NSF funding for a subset of its members to digitize the vascular flora of the south-central United States (NSF Award #s 1901993, 1902064, 1902078, 1902080, 1902085). Part…

BioDigiCon 2022

The Symbiota Support Hub participated in iDigBio’s BioDigiCon, September 27-29, 2022. In case you missed it: iDigBio’s annual Summit has been rebranded as the Biodiversity Digitization Conference, a virtual meeting intended to be more hands-on and inclusive to encourage workforce…

Macroalgae Campaign Recap

In August, the Symbiota Support Hub completed its third Portal Advancement Campaign, this time focusing on the Macroalgae Portal. This month-long event was held in collaboration with the Macroalgae Herbarium Consortium led by the University of New Hampshire. Momentum to…

SoRo Campaign Recap

In May, the Symbiota Support Hub completed its second Portal Advancement Campaign, this time focusing on the Consortium of Southern Rocky Mountain Herbaria (SoRo). Members of the SoRo community have been digitizing and aggregating herbarium data from the middle and southern Rocky Mountain…

Year 1: Complete!

The Symbiota Support Hub has completed its first year as iDigBio’s 6th Domain funded by NSF Award 2027654. Here’s what we accomplished: Summary In Year 1, Domain 6 (D6) established and grew the Symbiota Support Hub (SSH), led by PIs…

Digital Data 2022

The Symbiota Support Hub participated in the 6th Annual Digital Data conference, May 23-25, 2022. ConferenceRecordings & Resources Lightning TalkEngaging Underrepresented Communities with Symbiota Portals: The Case of Guatemalawith Samanta Orellana WorkshopResearch Tools in Symbiota-based BiodiversitySpecimen Data Portalswith Katie Pearson,…

SERNEC Campaign Recap

The newest domain of iDigBio, the Symbiota Support Hub, has completed the first in a series of Portal Advancement Campaigns. Portal campaigns last approximately one month, during which the Hub works closely and intensively with one of the 40+ Symbiota portal communities…

We’re a GBIF Participant Node!

We have become the latest GBIF Associate Participant!Check out the news released by GBIF:

Meet the Support Hub

The Symbiota Support Hub was founded in 2021 to facilitate the mobilization and discovery of natural history collections as the 6th domain of iDigBio (NSF 2027654). Read on to get to know a little more about us! Nico FranziDigBio Director…

iDigBio Orientation 2021

The Symbiota Support Hub participated iniDigBio’s Orientation Webinar Series in Nov-Oct 2021.