The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.
The Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration (CCBER) is a center under the Office of Research at the University of California, Santa Barbara. CCBER fulfills the university's mission of education, research, and outreach through its stewardship and restoration of campus lands and preservation and management of natural history collections.
The collections at Cincinnati Museum Center's Museum of Natural History and Science consist of both modern zoological and botanical material and invertebrate and vertebrate paleontological material. These collections are global in scope with particular emphasis on the fauna and paleontological record for Eastern North America but with significant holdings from the Republic of the Philippines and vertebrate paleontological material from the American West.
We believe that the Earth's natural heritage must be maintained if future generations are to thrive spiritually, culturally, and economically. Our mission is to conserve the Earth's living heritage – our global biodiversity – and to demonstrate that human
The Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria represents all herbaria in the U.S. states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. An estimated 3.3 million specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, liverworts, hornworts, algae, lichens, and fungi are housed in these collections. The Consortium supports digitization efforts, provides assistance to individual herbaria, and operates an online access point for the region's collections. The Consortium was formed in 2007 and is managed by staff at the University of Washington Herbarium with the support of other regional herbaria.