DEI Scholars Botany Week by Mary Haddad

Submitted by kmyule on July 28, 2021 - 12:53pm

This is a guest post by 2021 DEI Biocollections Summer Scholars Program alum, Mary Haddad.

Botany week, where do I even start? I had trouble getting started on this post for a while, wondering how exactly to describe the biocollections experiences I’d had at Alameda. Do I talk about mounting, or specimen collecting or even the intricate organizational structure of the collections?