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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, June 3, 2019

CONTACT: Lesley Starke, plant ecologist
NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division
919-707-3758

N.C. Plant Conservation Scientific Committee to meet Wednesday, June 19, at the N.C. Botanical Garden

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The N.C. Plant Conservation Scientific Committee will discuss policies related to updating the 2010 Protected Plant Species List (02 NCAC 48F .0301) and other program updates.   


Wednesday, June 19
1-3 p.m.


N.C. Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill

The N.C. Plant Conservation Program develops regulations, voluntary programs and cooperative partnerships to help protect imperiled species and their habitats. Responsibilities include the listing of North Carolina's endangered and threatened plant species and the development of conservation programs designed to permanently protect them. Acquisition and management of important plant sites and habitats are among many methods used to boost and preserve native plants and their ecosystems.

Individuals interested in attending may contact Nancy Stewart at   919-707-3755 or email at Nancy.Stewart@ncagr.gov for more details on agenda items.

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