Rare Plant Conservation Program

Rare Plant Task Force 2018

April 12-13, 2018

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens in Jacksonville, FL


The Impact of Climate Change and Natural Disasters on Rare Plant Conservation

The annual Rare Plant Task Force is a state-wide meeting that brings together a network of conservation professionals from a variety of disciplines and agencies to share approaches and findings, forge new partnerships, and discuss rare plant conservation priorities. This annual meeting is made possible by grants from the State of Florida, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry.

The Mission of the Florida Plant Conservation Alliance (FPCA) is to study and preserve Florida’s flora through multi-disciplinary research. education, and advocacy; facilitate the recovery of rare, threatened, and endangered plants of Florida and the southeastern US through Collaborative efforts in our state; and communicate the importance of preserving biodiversity worldwide.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Consist of presentation on a main meeting theme of The Impact of Climate Change and Natural Disasters on Rare Plant Conservation Also includes the 2nd Annual FPCA section to discuss safeguarding endangered species in Florida.


Friday, April 13, 2018

Consist of a variety of half-day field trip options to local native habitats.

Save the Date

Look for a call for papers in the coming weeks, followed by registration information right here in early 2018.