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  • October 19, 2017
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    - WeDigBio is an international event that brings thousands of people together to digitize and preserve important biological research collections.

    Drop in any time between 4:00 and 7:00. You can see specimens from the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and learn about how digitizing their records will help future research.

    Citizen Scientists can get involved, transcribing records about amphibians and reptiles from as far back as the 1800s.

    In the computer lab on the lower level.
  • Caterpillars
    May 15, 2018
    9:15 am - 12:15 pm
  • Caterpillars
    May 22, 2018
    9:15 am - 12:15 pm
  • Caterpillars
    May 29, 2018
    9:15 am - 12:15 pm
  • Caterpillars
    June 5, 2018
    9:15 am - 12:15 pm
  • Caterpillars
    June 12, 2018
    9:15 am - 12:15 pm
  • Caterpillars
    June 19, 2018
    9:15 am - 12:15 pm
  • Caterpillars
    June 26, 2018
    9:15 am - 12:15 pm
  • October 19, 2018
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    - Explore Citizen Science - with CHPL & the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.

    Chris Goforth, Head of Citizen Science at NCMNS and Gabriela Hogue, Icthyology Collections Manager at NCMNS, will showcase WeDigBio and other citizen science projects that people can participate in.

    Attendees will be able to log into CitSciScribe during the program to contribute to WeDigBio, an international data transcription project, and will learn about other current and future citizen science opportunities via NCMNS and Explore More at Pritchard Park.

    Appropriate for teens and adults. The library will provide computers, though you're welcome to bring your own.

    Meeting Room B

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