The Texas Plant Conservation Conference is a professional level meeting including keynotes, concurrent sessions, workshops, posters, and symposia designed to serve scientists, land managers, state and federal agencies, local governments, and other professionals with an interest in plant conservation in Texas.
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Mark your calendars for “the friendliest little plant conference in Texas” to explore current research and conservation projects on rare plants, native plant communities, plant monitoring methods and plant management practices for native Texas plants. The Texas Plant Conservation Conference will be held November 3 - 5, 2016 at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) and Fort Worth Botanic Garden in Fort Worth, Texas.
This 3-day conference is ideal for conservation organizations, agencies, academics and members of the public interested in native plant conservation. Highlights include keynote and plenary lectures, two days of talks, poster presentations, a dinner reception and field trips. Field trips will focus on North Texas plants and will be are offered on Saturday, November 5.
- Foster communication among conservation organizations, agencies, academics and the public about native plant conservation
- Plenary sessions featuring recognized speakers.
- Oral and Poster presentations featuring submitted abstracts.
- Field Trips and Working Groups.
- Reception and Awards Ceremony.
Who Should Attend?
- Land management specialists from local, state, and federal agencies, including municipal, regional, state and federal parks.
- Environmental organizations such as The Nature Conservancy, Native Plant Society, Audubon, Land Conservancies, Land Trusts, etc.
- Researchers and students from State University systems and private colleges.
- Anyone who has an interest in plant conservation in Texas
Registration for the 2016 Texas Plant Conservation Conference has not yet begun. Stay tuned here for more information.