Category Archives: Interns & Volunteers

Where Are They Now: My Time at Mile High by Miranda Madrid

This is the first in a new “Where Are They Now?”series featuring guest posts from former interns, volunteers, staff, and friends of BRIT. This month’s post is from former BRIT intern and herbarium staff, Miranda Madrid. Hello! I wanted to … Continue reading

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BRIT’s Computer Vision(aries)

This summer, four high school students from Trinity Valley School interned at BRIT through our Junior Volunteer/Intern program. These students were given the task of applying their computer science background to the challenge of helping BRIT create a quick and … Continue reading

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Data Entry, Insects, and Flying Cacti: My BRIT Internship

By Haley Rylander, BRIT Operations and Research Assistant. Last summer (2015) I was a research intern at BRIT. I was first intrigued by BRIT – this strange and beautiful building of plants – during a field trip there for a … Continue reading

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Documenting Diversity: The First Step in Conservation

Posted by BRIT Research Botanist Kim Norton Taylor In the conservation community, there is often nothing more rewarding than walking through a landscape that you had a hand in saving and knowing that you did good. You saved this rare … Continue reading

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Survey of BRIT’s Tarrant County Bryophyte Collection

By Hanna Liebermann, Hendrix College biology student / BRIT intern, & Charles Gardner, bryophyte specialist / BRIT Research Associate   Bryophytes, defined by their lack of vascular tissue, are a category of smaller plants that include the mosses, liverworts, and … Continue reading

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