The Herbaria is pleased to work on many collaborative projects with other institutions around the world thanks to generous funding from entities such as the National Science Foundation and The Mellon Foundation.

Current Projects:

The Macrofungi project (lead institution: NY Botanical Garden)
The Lichen and Bryophyte project (lead institution: University of Wisconsin)
The Macroalgae project (lead institution: University of New Hampshire).
Biodiversity Heritage Library (consortium of natural history and botanical libraries)
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  • Funded by: The original funding for BHL came via the Encyclopedia of Life through a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (2007-2013)

Completed Projects:

Plants Initiative (GPI) (lead institution: Kew)
California project (lead institution: The University and Jepson Herbaria, University of California, Berkeley)
Boston Metropolitan Park Flora project
New England Vascular Plant project (lead institution: Yale University)