Jepson Herbarium Education and Outreach Resources

   

As part of our Education and Outreach program, the herbaria have been involved in the production of several videos describing a wide range of botanical subjects.
Links to the videos are provided below.




The Jepson Videos: Visual Guides to the Plants of California

A new series of short plant identification videos, hosted on YouTube.
To be notified when new videos are posted, please subscribe to the Jepson Herbarium YouTube channel and turn on notifications.


   

Scoliopus bigelovii (Liliaceae)

Visual Guides to the Plants of California: Scoliopus bigelovii

Click on the image above to watch the video.

 

 

   
   

Umbellularia californica (Lauraceae)

Visual Guides to the Plants of California: Umbellularia californica

Click on the image above to watch the video.

 

 

   
   

Baccharis pilularis (Asteraceae)

Visual Guides to the Plants of California: Baccharis pilularis

Click on the image above to watch the video.

 

 

   
   

Sequoia sempervirens (Cupressaceae)

Visual Guides to the Plants of California: Sequoia sempervirens

Click on the image above to watch the video.

 

 

   



Herbaria Videos


   

Preserving the forest of the sea

By Sheraz Sadiq, Quest, KQED Science, featuring Kathy Ann Miller, Curator of Algae.

ww2.kqed.org/quest/2013/02/05/science-on-the-spot-preserving-the-forest-of-the-sea/

 

 


The sex lives of Christmas trees

By Joshua Cassidy, KQED Science, Deep Look, with special thanks given to Bruce Baldwin and Andrew Doran.

ww2.kqed.org/science/2015/11/24/the-sex-lives-of-christmas-trees/

 

 


Plant collecting and herbarium research, part 1

By Science in your life host Molly Edwards, featuring UC Berkeley Ph.D. students Joyce Chery and Carrie Tribble.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4OzLI1qYh8&feature=youtu.be

 

 


Plant collecting and herbarium research, part 2

By Science in your life host Molly Edwards, featuring UC Berkeley Ph.D. students Joyce Chery and Carrie Tribble.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKEZfzlYWEo

 

 


Calscape.

By Tim Didion, ABC 7 News, featuring Andrew Doran and Staci Markos.

abc7news.com/hobbies/new-website-helps-gardeners-go-native/1410352/

 

 


These ‘Resurrection Plants’ Spring Back to Life in Seconds.

By Gabriela Quirós, KQED Science, Deep Look, with special thanks given to Brent Mishler, Caleb Caswell-Levy, and the University and Jepson Herbaria (see photo, below).

ww2.kqed.org/science/2015/06/25/these-resurrection-plants-spring-back-to-life-in-seconds/

 

Caleb Caswell-Levy uses a hand lens to identify tiny mosses
Biologist Caleb Caswell-Levy uses a hand lens to identify
tiny mosses on a tree in Berkeley, California.
(Gabriela Quirós/KQED Science).