Projects

Photo: rockweed algae, image courtesy of Lena Struwe CC

ONGOING PROJECTS (2015-onwards)

  • Invasive species of New Jersey, all databased and digitized, will be available online shortly
  • Rare and endangered plants of NJ , currently databasing and digitizing
  • Dimmick specimens, all mounted and digitized, filed into collection, special collection website under construction
  • Digitization of all macroalgae (in collaboration with The New York Botanical Garden, funded by National Science Foundation) - funded, not yet started
  • Historical botany: research into prominent historical female botanical collectors of the Chrysler Herbarium
  • Flora of New Jersey Project, home herbarium

PAST PROJECTS (2005-2015)

  • "The establishment and persistence of plants introduced to New Jersey by solid ballast on ships" poster presented at the 2008 Botanical Society of America conference in Vancouver, Canada.
  • Digitization of all liverworts, hornworts, and mosses (in collaboration with The New York Botanical Garden, funded by National Science Foundation)
  • Digitization of all liverworts, and mosses (in collaboration with The New York Botanical Garden, funded by National Science Foundation) - web
  • Dr. Ilnicki's Weed collection, all specimens repaired, curated, and filed into Vascular Plant collection.
  • Rutgers - Newark collection, all specimens repaired, curated, and filed into Vascular Plant collection
  • Depository for vouchers and DNA tissue bank collection for the ICBG Central Asia project (Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan)