Botanist and Director of Conservation Outreach
New York Botanical Garden
Documenting the flora of New York City in a rapidly changing world: how do we keep up?
Come learn how the Botanical Garden is enlisting citizen scientists and the power of tools such as iNaturalist to document local plants and animals and empowering all New Yorkers to be better stewards of the environment. Daniel Atha is a botanist at the New York Botanical Garden and has conducted botanical field work in all 50 states of the US as well as such far-flung places as Vietnam, Bolivia, Mexico, Belize and several states of the former Soviet Union.