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Applying the Zoo Model to Conservation of Threatened Exceptional Plant Species

Maintaining a living plant collection is the most common method of ex situ conservation for plant

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4/7/20
A Call to Action for Ash Tree Conservation and Resistance Breeding

Ash tree species in North America are under mortal threat from the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), now in 35 states and five Canadian provinces.

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3/30/20
The Red List of US Oaks

The Red List of US Oaks report details for the first time the distributions, population trends, and threats facing all 91 native oak species in the U.S.

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10/14/19
Conservation Gap Analysis of Native U.S. Oaks

Oaks are critical to the health and function of forest and shrubland habitats in the United States, but many native oaks are threatened with extinction in the wild.

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7/30/19
CPC Best Plant Conservation Practices to Support Species Survival in the Wild

These best practices represent a compilation of previous CPC guidelines with updated

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12/19/18
2018 Plant Collections Symposium Session and Speaker Recordings

October 17 Morning Sessions at University of British Columbia:  

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11/13/18
Priority Actions to Improve Provenance Decision-Making

Selecting the geographic origin—the provenance—of seed is a key decision in restoration. The last decade has seen a vigorous debate on whether to use local or nonlocal seed.

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7/16/18
A Goal within Reach: Implementing a Cryopreservation Program at The Huntington

The tissue culture and cryopreservation program at The Huntington demonstrates the potential for in vitro collections at botanic gardens and highlights what can be accomplished with a small focused program by using existing capital resources and investi

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6/19/18
Standards of Excellence in Plant Collections Management: Self-Assessment Tool

 A companion Self-Assessment Tool is now available to help you evaluate your organization’s current level of collections management.

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5/3/18

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