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Botanical Organizations


    Plant Conservation Organizations

    • Botanic Gardens Conservation International -- International organization focused on world-wide conservation of threatened plants. Botanic gardens make up the majority of membership. 
    • Center for Plant Conservation (CPC) -- Organization "dedicated solely to preventing the extinction of U.S. native plants." National headquarters located at San Diego Zoo Global, Institute for Conservation Research.
    • Centre for Plant Research -- Website of the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research, which is dedicated to the conservation of plant life worldwide through scientific research, education efforts, and maintaining plant biodiversity.
    • Global Trees Campaign -- A joint initiative between Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), the Global Trees Campaign is the only international campaign dedicated to saving threatened trees. 
    • International Seed Saving Institute (ISSI) -- Non-profit focused on maintaining agricultural diversity through seed saving.
    • Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk -- Listings and descriptions of plant species that threaten ecosystems of the Pacific islands. Site maintained by USFWS's Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry.
    • Plant Conservation Alliance -- Website of the PCA, an organization dedicated to solving the problems of native plant extinction and native habitat restoration. Site maintained by Bureau of Land Management.

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