About CNH

Mission: The Consortium of Northeastern Herbaria unites herbaria in northeastern North America to provide online access to specimen data housed in member institutions, with particular emphasis on collections from the region. The consortium has the subsidiary goals of:

  • Facilitating herbarium-based biodiversity research and conservation activities.
  • Sharing knowledge on digitization and other museum informatics technologies.
  • Coordinating with other relevant regional, national, and international networks and organizations.
  • Obtaining funding to support the goals of the consortium.  

    Map of region

    Map of northeastern North America.
Use of any specimen data and related material (e.g., images, species checklists, etc.) accessed through this portal requires agreement to the terms and conditions in the CNH data usage policy.