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Contact your elected representatives and let them know how you feel about plants, our web of life, and the ecosystem services we all depend upon:
The below case studies were collected and shared in a September 2018 Newsletter from the Center for Plant Conservation.
For many species and seed sources used in restoration activities, specific seed germination
requirements are often unknown. Because seed dormancy and germination traits can be
Originating in Europe in the 16th century, botanic gardens are found in nearly every country in the world.
The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC), with its 16 plant conservation targets was originally adopted by the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 2002.
Learn about plants being selected and tested for climate change adaptability in coastal areas for agricultural and conservation purposes in this video, funded by the USDA-Nort
Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) published a report in 2008; 'Plants and climate change: which future?' which details how plants and climate change are intimately connected, and explains why it is crucially important for us to act