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Mrs. Meyers tours Chicago 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 | 2019-07-01T16:08:29+00:00 June 26th, 2019|Featured Article, news|0 Comments

Interview with Jason Ligon, ABG

Applying the horticultural expertise necessary for maintaining botanical gardens to conservation, Jason Ligon’s work exemplifies an important role botanical gardens can play in conservation. The special requirements of orchids have been dialed in by Atlanta Botanical Garden staff to produce plants for the garden and reintroductions, a process Jason has been a key part of while volunteering at the garden and as the Tissue Culture and Seed Bank Coordinator.

By | 2019-07-03T17:25:59+00:00 June 20th, 2019|Featured Article, news|0 Comments

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

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 | 2019-05-23T05:13:24+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