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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014

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

N.C. Plant Conservation Scientific Committee to meet Thursday, March 20, at the N.C. Botanical Gardens, Chapel Hill

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The N.C. Plant Conservation Scientific Committee will meet at the North Carolina Botanical Gardens in Chapel Hill to discuss imperiled species listing and the Plant Conservation Program’s access policy.

1 p.m. Thursday, March 20



N.C. Botanical Gardens: Old Mason Farm Road,Chapel Hill



The N.C. Plant Conservation Program develops regulations, voluntary programs and cooperative partnerships to help protect imperiled species and their habitats. 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.

Contact Nancy Stewart at 919-707-3755 or by email at nancy.stewart@ncagr.gov for more details on agenda items.

 

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