Hi @David DeWitt,
welcome to the community. You might want to check out the Welcome Center to get started here.
Is your question actually about GitHub? Or did you mean Bitbucket? This forum is all about Atlassian tools - so it might be better to ask your question on the github community.
Since I use git myself, I can tell you that you cannot create a local branch directly from any web interface, but what you can do is the following:
git fetchYou can probably also do this with your desktop application.
git checkout NAME-OF-BRANCH
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