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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 collaborate on projects across the state, building 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
  • Horticulturists, growers, and gardeners engaged in native plant conservation
  • Anyone who has an interest in plant conservation

Network Public Meetings

The Pennsylvania Plant Conservation Network will hold a public stakeholder meeting from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Friday, March 27, 2020, as part of the Pennsylvania Rare Plant Forum.

The meeting will be held at the:

Penn State Beaver Campus
Student Union Building, Room 16
100 University Drive
Monaca, PA 15061

Attendees are asked to register for the meeting in advance.

Attendees will learn about network developments and engage in a conversation about how to get involved.

During this meeting, we are asking for stakeholders to share their ongoing or proposed rare plant stewardship projects with the group.

Contact Kristi Allen by Friday, February 28, 2020, if you would like to give a brief (5-10 minute) presentation about your project proposal.

Pa. Plant Conservation Network Meeting Minutes

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