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As species’ geographic ranges and ecosystem functions are altered in response to climate change, there is a need to integrate biodiversity conservation approaches that promote natural adaptation into land use planning.
In 2012, more than two million acres of important sage-brush habitat burned in four Western States.
The Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) Partnership, developed and managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew), conserves propagules primarily from orthodox seed-bearing wild vascular plants.
The PCA Federal Committee, chaired by the Bureau of Land Management, developed the “National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration 2015-2020” in cooperation with Federal and non-Federal partners.
This publication documents the 81 posters and oral presentations that were made from May 16-19, 2016 in Chicago, IL covering such topics as in situ conservation, ex situ conservation, identifying and assessing ecosystems/species to conserve, restoration
How to scale (“pathways”), whom to involve (“partnerships”), and retention of program quality (“fidelity”) are three strategic decisions that can be critical to the scale up of beneficial social programs in societies.
The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation includes five objectives and 16 targets for plant conservation to be achieved by 2020.
Growing degree days have been used widely for both agriculture and horticulture purposes since the 1950s to track temperature accumulation.
NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) produces the Regional Snowfall Index (RSI) for significant snowstorms that impact the eastern two-thirds of the United States.