FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, SEPT. 25, 2012
||Rob Evans, plant ecologist
NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division
N.C. Plant Conservation Board to meet by conference call Thursday
|| The N.C. Plant Conservation Board will meet by conference call to review and prioritize a list of site acquisitions that will be submitted as part of the Natural Heritage Trust Fund grant application cycle. The board will also be updated on general Plant Conservation Program activities.
Thursday, Sept. 27
|| Individuals interested in participating in the conference call may contact Nancy Stewart at 919-707-3755 or firstname.lastname@example.org for conference line information,
The N.C. Plant Conservation Program develops regulations, voluntary programs and cooperative partnerships to help protect imperiled species and their habitats. The program’s responsibilities include the listing of North Carolina’s endangered and threatened plant species and the development of conservation programs designed to permanently protect these species. The program uses a host of methods and procedures to perpetuate native plants and their ecosystems, including the acquisition and management of important plant sites and habitats.