Herbarium Acronym: ACAD Affiliated Institution: Acadia University Herbarium Location: K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, 32 K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, University Avenue, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Kings County, B4P 2P8, CANADA Phone Number: (902) 585-1335 Herbarium Webpage:http://herbarium.acadiau.ca/
Name of Primary Contact: Allison Walker Email of Primary Contact: email@example.com
Currently accepting specimens?: Yes
Location requirements for collections:: none Describe identification requirements:: Only material identified to genus will be accepted. Describe other metadata requirements:: Complete locality data including: Collector, Collector number, Identified By, Date, Country, Province/State, County, location, substrate, host, latitude, longitude, elevation, and notes is required. Describe preservation requirements:: Specimens must be fully dried e.g. using a drying oven or a food dehydrator. Do NOT overcook specimens as this destroys DNA! Describe taxa of specific interest:: All Describe taxa not accepted:: None Other submission requirements:: Donations of $15 per specimen to help alleviate accessioning costs gladly accepted. Do you digitize collections?: Yes Able to accept and associate digital photographs with collections?: Yes Other important information: The E.C. Smith Herbarium contains over 200,000 specimens, including vascular plants, bryophytes, and fungi. It is the largest herbarium in Atlantic Canada and the first Canadian herbarium to have a digital database with scanned images of the collection. The herbarium contains 20,000 fungal specimens.