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PCA/NFWF Native Plant Conservation Initiative 1995 Projects


Cape Florida Restoration (FL)
Diverse partnership of governmental agencies, universities, scientists, and conservation organizations will train volunteers to restore hundreds of acres of sensitive habitat in Key Biscayne, Florida.
Grantee: American Littoral Society

Cirsium pitcherii Study (MI)
Federal agencies, conservation organizations, and private landowners will work together to inventory and control the exotic pest plant, baby's breath, which threatens pitcher's thistle, a listed species.
Grantee: National Park Service, Sleeping Bear Dunes NL

Dade County Biological Monitoring (FL)
Develop a management program for endangered plants in Dade County, Florida. Program will serve as a model to improve management of remnants of endangered native habitats in all urban areas.
Grantee: Fairchild Tropical Garden

Hawaiian Rare Plant Conservation (HI)
Conduct propogation research on 36 species of plants native to the Hawaiian Islands. Collect fresh seeds or cutting on islands of Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Molokai, and Oahu. Studies resulted in the successful growing of 16 species.
Grantee: National Tropical Botanical Garden

Jemez Mountains Survey (NM)
Conduct field surveys in the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico to supply public and private land managers with credible baseline information on the location and status of sensitive plant resources and habitats.
Grantee: National Park Service

Monterey Pine Forest Assessment (CA)
Protect and restore threatened pine forest habitat near Monterey, California. This forest is home to at least a dozen rare plant species.
Grantee: California Native Plant Society

New England Plant Conservation (CT,MA,ME,NH,RI,VT)
Form a consortium of governmental agencies and conservation organizations working with public and private landowners to protect and manage New England's most threatened native plants.
Grantee: New England Wild Flower Society

Plant Curriculum Development (WA)
Develop a model environmental education curriculum for the Washington state school system. Threats to native plant species and efforts for their conservation will be a focus of this curriculum.
Grantee: USDA-Forest Service, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Rare Ecosytem Stewardship (CA)
Study the rare and endangered plant populations of the Presidio of San Francisco and create educational materials about rare and endangered plant species including a coloring book, a natural history brochure, and a slide show.
Grantee: Golden Gate National Park Association

Wildflower PSA Video (NC)
Develop and distribute six public service announcements encouraging understanding of and support for national and regional native plant conservation efforts.
Grantee: Laurel Hill Press

 

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