Botanic Garden Intern Mikaela Sanders '13

Summer Research Project 2012

Relocation and reorganization of the Smith College Herbarium

Funded by the B. Elizabeth Horner Fund in the Biological Sciences, Summer Research Fellows Program

Design shelf layout for new space, relocate approximately half of 60,000 specimens, and reorganize folders to highlight local flora and increase ease of use. Develop Flora of MacLeish Field Station collection, by gathering and preserving native flora found at Smith College's MacLeish Field Station in Whately, Massachusetts.

Mikaela Sanders '13