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Our Coordinated Conservation Activities
- Develop a List of Species of Greatest Conservation Need for Southeastern plants.
- Use the List to identify and conduct conservation status assessments for priority species.
- Secure 60–75% of Southeastern rare plants in seed banks and cultivated (ex situ) living collections.1
- Implement recovery and restoration projects that return 10–15% of ex situ collections into the wild (in situ) within 4 – 6 years.
- Promote the utilization of the Center for Plant Conservation’s Best Practices.
- Support the National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration.
- Increase public awareness of the critical and essential roles of plants in recovering biodiversity.
- Focus conservation funding on efficient and cost-effective recovery efforts.