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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013

CONTACT: David Welch, administrator
NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division
919-707-3760

North Carolina Plant Conservation Board to meet April 17

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INFORMATION:

The N.C. Plant Conservation Board will hold a quarterly meeting to discuss N.C. Plant Conservation Program activities.

Wednesday, April 17, 12:45 p.m.
Durham County Cooperative Extension Service Office
721 Foster St., Durham


The N.C. Plant Conservation Program develops regulations, voluntary programs and cooperative partnerships to help protect imperiled species and their habitats. The program’s responsibilities include the listing of North Carolina's endangered and threatened plant species and the development of conservation programs designed to permanently protect them. Acquisition and management of important plant sites and habitats are among many methods used to boost and preserve native plants and their ecosystems.
At 9:45 a.m., there will be an optional hike at the Penny’s Bend natural area site, 3710 Snow Hill Road, Durham.

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