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Past Conference Proceedings

This list of conference preceedings includes only events that were Plant Conservation Alliance events. For a more general list of conference proceedings related to native plants, go here.

Native Wildflower Seed Production Research Symposium
July 19-20, 2007 at Leu Gardens, Orlando, Florida

This research symposium was a forum for exchange of information among researchers and growers dealing with seed production of regionally adapted species of native wildflowers (ecotypes; pre-variety germplasm). Topics addressed were genetics, production practices, pollination, harvesting, conditioning, storage, and wild-collected seed.

Mohave Desert Native Plants for Revegetation Symposium and Workshop
April 18-19, 2006 at Suncoast Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Organized by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Geological Survey, Bureau of Land Management, and Forest Service, this symposium and workshop facilitated discussion about the Mohave Desert.

2005 Plant Conservation Alliance Cooperators' Conference
November 7-9, 2005 at the St. Louis Airport Marriott, St. Louis, Missouri

Hosted by the Plant Conservation Alliance Non-Governmental Organization Committee, the conference for PCA Cooperators addressed the role of the Non-Governmental Committee of PCA. Native plant materials and PCA working groups were also discussed.

2004 Janet Meakin Poor Research Symposium: Celebrating 10 Years of the Plant Conservation Alliance - Conservation and Restoration of Plant Communities
October 26, 2004 at Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois

The symposium covered various topics of research involving native plant conservation and restoration of native plant communities.

Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Industry: Sustainable Sourcing: Environmental, Social and Business Benefits
October 14-15, 2003 at Sheraton Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The symposium examined the medicinal and aromatic plants supply chain by focusing on the people and entities who influence the supply chain -- from wildcrafters to growers, from indigenous people to non-indigenous people, from industry to government. Panel discussions addressed the elements of and challenges to the sustainable supply of medicinal plants.

Symposium 2002: Are you using sustainably sourced medicinal and aromatic plants for product development?
February 26-27 at Sheraton Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The symposium explored many areas concerning aromatic plant materials collected from the wild. The lessons learned by the medicinal plant industry using materials sourced from wild - crafting and cultivation are invaluable to the aroma industry for designing systems of long-term sustainability.

Native Plant Conservation Initiative 1999 Action Agenda Meeting: Taking Initiative - The Future of Native Plant Conservation
January 11-15, 1999 at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, Texas

A working meeting used to discuss strategies and create action agendas for the Native Plant Conservation Initiative.

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