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PCA Bi-Monthly Meeting


The Plant Conservation Alliance meets every other month. Summaries and selected presentations from past meetings are avaliable below. If you're interested in attending the next meeting, please check the current meeting agenda for more information.

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July 2012
Kayri Havens-Young (Chicago Botanic Garden)
Plant Conservation and Restoration in Changing Environments

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May 2012
Amanda Treher and Anne Frances (NatureServe)
Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability of Western Bureau of Land Management Plant Species

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March 2012
Dr. Marla S. McIntosh (Professor of Plant Sciences, University of Maryland)
New Insights into the Genetic Diversity and Conservation of American Ginseng

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January 2012
Teal Edelen (Program Coordinator, National Fish & Wildlife Foundation)
NFWF 101: Overview of the NFWF Conservation Grantmaker

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November 2011
Andrea Kramer (Executive Director, Botanic Gardens Conservation International-US)
Assessment Toward Evolution of the Plant Conservation Alliance's National Framework

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September 2011
Sara Tangren (Chesapeake Natives & University of Maryland Arboretum)
Who Killed the Lupines? Field Conditions and Policies as They Pertain to the Conservation of a State-Threatened Wildflower

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April 2011
Dennis Whigham (Senor Scientist & Deputy Director, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center)
North American Orchid Conservation Center

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November 2010
Fred Edwards (Botanist, Las Vegas Field Office, Bureau of Land Management)
Native Plant Materials Development in Southern Nevada

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January 2010
Mary K. Byrne (Seeds of Success, Chicago Botanic Garden)
Seeds of Success National Collection Analysis

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September 2009
Andrea Kramer (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
Update on the Botanical Capacity Assessment Project and Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

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May 2009
Pat Johnston (Bureau of Land Management)
West Eugene Wetlands Ethnobotany Resource Area Project

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Jennifer Murck (National Wildlife Federation)
The Gardner's Guide to Global Warming Program

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November 2008
Betsy Neely (The Nature Conservancy) and Susan Spackman Panjabi (Colorado Natural Heritage Program)
Colorado Rare Plant Conservation Initiative

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September 2008
Damon Waitt (Director Native Plant Information Network, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center)
The Native Plant Information Network

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July 2008
John McCarty (Chief Landscape Architect, Bureau of Land Management)
I-70 Glenwood Canyon Revegetation Strategy

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May 2008
Robert E. Snieckus (National Landscape Architect, USDA NRCS)
Sustainable Landscapes at the Whitten

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March 2008
Andrea Kramer (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
Overview of Botanic Gardens Conservation International in the United States

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Randy Johnson (USDA Forest Service)
US Forest Service Genetics: Planning for the Future
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Pam Bailey (US Army Corps of Engineers)
Native Plant Research & Work at the US Army Engineer Research & Development Center
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C. Fells (Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement)
An Overview of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
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Megan Haidet (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
Plant Conservation Policy in the United States: Long-Term Strategies for Policy Makers and the Non-Government Community
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Bob Karrfalt (National Seed Laboratory, USDA Forest Service)
An Overview of the Forest Service National Seed Lab and Its Role in Native Plant Materials
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Brad St. Clair (USDA Forest Service)
Managing Genetic Resources: Seed Zones for Native Plant Restoration
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Mary Byrne (Seeds of Success Data Manager, Bureau of Land Management)
Seed Collection Program: Collection, Study, and Conservation of Seeds for Native Plant Species
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Randall Gray (USDA)
The Farm Bill and Fish and Wildlife Conservation
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November 2005
Scott Lambert (National Seed Coordinator, Bureau of Land Management)
Seed Use by the Bureau of Land Management

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