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​Pennsylvania Plant Conservation Network

The Pennsylvania Plant Conservation Network is a new program that will leverage statewide partnerships to coordinate on-the-ground stewardship, outreach, and education efforts about native plants.

The goal is to cultivate collaborative projects across the state in ways that build partnerships to meaningfully advance native plant conservation in Pennsylvania.

Who Can Get Involved in the Network?

  • Botanists, ecologists, and other environmental professionals
  • Researchers and students
  • Citizen scientists and botanical clubs
  • Horticulturalists, growers, and gardeners engaged in native plant conservation
  • Anyone who has an interest in plant conservation

Network Public Meetings

The Pennsylvania Plant Conservation Network held its first public meeting on April 26, 2019. More than 70 botanical professionals and citizens collaborated on a collective vision for the new program:

April 26, 2019, Pa. Plant Conservation Network Meeting Minutes (PDF)