Herbarium Acronym: HCOA Affiliated Institution: College of the Atlantic Herbarium Location: Bar Harbor, ME, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine, Hancock, 04609, UNITED STATES Phone Number: 207-288-5015 Herbarium Webpage:https://www.coa.edu/herbarium/
Name of Primary Contact: Geneva Langley Email of Primary Contact: GenevaErin@gmail.com
Currently accepting specimens?: Yes
Location requirements for collections:: Hancock County; coastal islands of Hancock, Knox or Washington County; Acadia National Park Describe identification requirements:: Identified to species preferred, but genus in some cases Describe other metadata requirements:: As much as possible, but location a must Describe preservation requirements:: No liquids Do you digitize collections?: Yes Typical timeframe for a collection to be digitized:: a few months Able to accept and associate digital photographs with collections?: Yes Other important information: The herbarium curator is currently an unfunded, grant-dependent position. The herbarium does employ 2-3 work study students a term
The College of the Atlantic/Acadia National Park Herbarium (HCOA) maintains a collection of nearly 15,000 specimens documenting the vegetation of the Acadia National Park region and beyond.