Evening Talk: Treasures of the Herbarium

Thurs 26 Oct 2017

7.30 pm — 9.00 pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
Lecture Theatre, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR
£7, £5 for Members
To book call the Membership Office on 0131 552 5339; members@rbge.org.uk or pay on the door

The RBGE Herbarium holds countless treasures among the three million specimens, but some of the most exciting are those collected by Charles Darwin on the Voyage of the Beagle. This is an opportunity to hear about how a member of staff unexpectedly came across one specimen as he was working – the first Darwin specimen from the Galapagos recorded at RBGE. Talk followed by a short tour of the Herbarium.

Organised by the Friends of RBGE

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