Barro Colorado Island 100 Years of Discoveries and Wonder

November 18, 2022 – TBA

National Museum of Natural History
10th St. & Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor Floor Plan

Celebrate the 100th Birthday of Barro Colorado Island Research Station by immersing yourself in a Panamanian jungle! From monkeys to microbes, research on the “most studied piece of tropical real estate in the world” gave rise to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, which now hosts 1200 scientists from 50 countries at 12 tropical research facilities, trains young biologists, and contributes new knowledge vital to the future of tropical forests and reefs.