Advancing the understanding of biodiversity science through lifelong discovery, exploration and education.
Imagine being able to explore vegetation anywhere in the world, anytime.
Natural history museums are magical places. They inspire awe and wonder in the natural world and help us understand our place on an ever changing planet. Behind the scenes, they are also undertaking world-changing science. Learn about the UW Natural Science Collections Partnership.
The mission of the Biodiversity Institute is to foster the understanding, appreciation and conservation of biological diversity through innovative research, education, and outreach, and by engaging a broad audience in the scientific process.
The Biodiversity Institute works with scientists, resource managers, educators, and the public to further the understanding and conservation of biodiversity. We seek to provide a unique service to Wyoming and beyond by facilitating collaborative research projects, disseminating research, distributing grants, and providing educational, outreach, and citizen science programs for scientists, students and the public
The World Needs More Wonder - The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute 2022 Annual Report. Download Here
The UW Biodiversity Institute stands in solidarity with everyone demanding equal access to the resources and benefits of our society, including justice, healthcare, quality education, and safety to recreate, and support to do professional and community science We recognize the inequities of our national, state, and local institutions. We are committed to being more inclusive in our actions and programs and to making more accessible the understanding and appreciation of biological diversity topics.
In-press research publications funded by Biodiversity Institute grants and produced by BI affiliated faculty and staff.
For a complete list of primary academic, and natural science publications click here.