Jack Tamisiea is a Science Communications Assistant at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. In addition to covering all things natural history for the museum's blog, Smithsonian Voices, he tracks media coverage and coordinates filming activities for the museum's Office of Communications and Public Affairs. Jack is currently completing his masters in science writing at Johns Hopkins University. In his free time, he loves exploring the outdoors with a notebook and camera. You can read more of Jack's work at https://jacktamisiea.com.
Celebrate National Cactus Day by meeting the pioneering botanist, Joseph Nelson Rose