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AT23-211 Texas Plant Conservation Conference 2023, Fort Worth

August 14


Event Title: Texas Plant Conservation Conference 2023

VMS-AT:  AT: Hill Country Chapter Other Approved Training (Enter AT#, Class Title as posted, Location, and Presenter)
Comments: AT23-211 Texas Plant Conservation Conference 2023, Fort Worth, Presenters: Naomi Fraga, Dan Caudle, Katy Hoskins, Minette Mar (AT=10h)

Event Date: 8/14/2023
Event Time: TBD

This is a 2-day event.
14 Aug 2023: Day 1 of TPCC — Keynote, oral presentations, poster session
15 Aug 2023: Day 2 of TPCC — Presentations (continued), optional workshops, tours

Event Summary:
The Texas Plant Conservation Conference is a professional-level meeting serving scientists, land managers, state and federal agencies, local governments, and other professionals with an interest in plant conservation in Texas and adjacent regions.

Event Description:
Conference attendees explore current research and conservation projects on rare plants, native plant communities, plant monitoring methods, and plant management practices for native Texas plants. This conference is ideal for conservation organizations, agencies, academics, and members of the public interested in native plant conservation.

Monday, 14 August 2023
*Welcome remarks
*Keynote address, Dr. Naomi Fraga, Director of Conservation Programs, California Botanic Garden
*Session 1
*Lunch (included with registration)
*Session 2
*Session 3
*Poster session reception (drinks & appetizers included with registration)

Tuesday, 15 August 2023
*Special presentation
*Session 4
*Session 5
*Lunch (included with registration)
*TORCH Business/Curator Meeting (x)
*Workshop 1: Establishing Communications and Building Relationships With Private Landowners, Presenters: Dan Caudle, Katy Hoskins
*Workshop 2: Trustees for the Texas Threes: How to increase seed for S3 species, Presenter: Minette Mar
*Tours: Collections & Gardens

Naomi Fraga, PhD, will deliver the keynote address entitled “Seed banking the California flora: Promise and progress.” Dr. Fraga is the Director of Conservation Programs at the California Botanic Garden and Research Assistant Professor of Botany at Claremont Graduate University. As a part of the conservation program at the Garden she oversees the activities of the California Seed Bank which is the largest seed bank dedicated to California native plants. Her research focuses on floristics, systematics of monkeyflowers, rare plants and conservation of the native flora. Naomi serves as Secretary for the Southern California Botanists, Treasurer for the Amargosa Conservancy, and on the board of the Claremont Wildlands Conservancy.

Cost: $115.00

Register @: Registration deadline: 7/15/2023
Register @ https://shopbritpress.org/collections/tpcc-2023

Fort Worth Botanic Garden and Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Fort Worth, Texas

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Organization Website:

Texas Plant Conservation Conference 2023

Sponsoring Organization:
Fort Worth Botanic Garden