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N.C. Plant Conservation Board and Scientific Committee to Meet July 16 in Raleigh

July 11, 2014

WHO/WHAT:
The N.C. Plant Conservation Board and Scientific Committee will have a joint meeting to discuss matters related to the Venus flytrap, property acquisition and plant conservation preserve management.

WHEN:
Wednesday, July 16 from 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

WHERE:
N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, Level A Conference Room 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
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.

Contact Nancy Stewart at 919-707-3755 or by email at nancy.stewart@ncagr.gov for more details on agenda items.