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June 2019 News

This month’s issue of SavePlants highlights one of the most inspiring of all plant families, the orchids. Unfortunately, what makes orchids so irresistible also makes them prone to exploitation and loss. Many orchids are among the most imperiled species on the planet. Read more about how CPC is working to protect this beautiful plant family.

By | 2019-07-01T18:39:03+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Featured Article, news|0 Comments

Interview with Matthew Albrecht, PH.D.

CPC awarded Matthew Albrecht the 2019 Star Award in recognition of his dedication to conserving the flora of the United States and for his outstanding scientific paper published this year in Conservation Biology that garnered CPC network expertise, fostered true collaboration, and helped shed light to improve the critical conservation practice of plant reintroduction for the benefit of the world’s rarest plant species.

By | 2019-10-08T21:09:28+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Featured Article|0 Comments

Mrs. Meyers tours Texas in support of Center for Plant Conservation

Our friends at Mrs. Meyers Clean Day are deep into their Rooted in Goodness Spring Tour and donating to CPC along the way. They are hitting the road visiting community events and festivals to spread a little goodness across the U.S. To celebrate their tour in Texas we are sharing some of the good works of our Texas based Participating Institutions. Check out some of the great conservation going on in the Lone Star State.

By | 2019-10-08T21:09:33+00:00 May 17th, 2019|Featured Article, news|0 Comments

May 2019 News

In this month’s issue of SavePlants we review some of the highlights from our 2019 Annual National Meeting. This three-day conference brought together the leaders in plant conservation of the CPC Participating Institutions (PIs) to share and learn cutting-edge science and technology. These are the researchers who are acting now, and with unprecedented success, to save plants from extinction.

By | 2019-05-28T18:51:32+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Featured Article, news|0 Comments

April 2019 News

Natural lands. Regardless of what we call them, these tracts of land dominated by native plants, animals, fungi, and all manner of microorganisms form the living fabric of our planet. Center for Plant Conservation Participating Institutions are often the first line of defense in protecting these vital habitats where many imperiled species hang on to their very existence.

By | 2019-05-10T18:11:03+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Featured Article, news|0 Comments

January 2019 News

In this month’s issue of SavePlants, we highlight the tools and techniques that are on the cutting edge of plant conservation science, encapsulated and shared via the CPC guidelines. From cryopreservation to advanced genetics, plant conservation involves far more than collecting and growing out seeds. Read on to understand more about what it takes to Save Plants!

By | 2019-07-23T21:12:31+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Featured Article, news|0 Comments

Interview with Spencer Crews

Recently retired, Spencer Crews is still active with the garden that, as its executive director for 23 years, he helped build. Mr. Crews brought Lauritzen Gardens into the CPC network to ensure their conservation program was adopting the highest standards, and as a board trustee, he looks forward to welcoming more institutions into the fold.

By | 2018-12-19T19:18:11+00:00 December 19th, 2018|Featured Article|0 Comments