ICTB at The Kampong

Plant Conservation at the International Center for Tropical Botany at The Kampong

Mentor: Christopher Baraloto, FIU and ICTB

The International Center for Tropical Botany (ICTB) at The Kampong has several opportunities for internships in programs related to tropical plant conservation. Projects include (i) the mapping and revision of the botanical determinations of the living collections at The Kampong on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove; (ii); horticultural assistance to plant orchids and tropical plants throughout The Kampong ; (iii) the development of databases and descriptive notecards for genera of tropical plants to be used in teaching and visitor displays; and (iv) work with the Young Explorers after-school environmental programs for middle school students.