31 May 2010

ANPC: 8th National Conference REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

The Australian Network for Plant Conservation (ANPC) 8th National Conference:

Planning conservation to achieving restoration:
A conference for everyone involved in conserving Australia’s unique flora and native vegetation

28 September to 1 October 2010, Perth, Western Australia

Early bird registration open until 28 July 2010

Call for abstracts open until 16 July 2010

This conference is for practitioners, researchers, governments, community groups, non-government organisations and anyone else interested in plant conservation. We aim to provide updates on the latest, most relevant information, and opportunities to link up with other people working to conserve our native flora.
One-day field trips during the conference, and a three-day field trip after the conference, will give you a chance to be guided by experts through one of the world’s richest and most diverse floras in the international biodiversity hotspot of South-West Australia.

Conference themes include:
*Conservation planning
*Seeds and genes for restoration
*Engaging with industry
*The role of taxonomy
*Soil health and restoration
*Planning for climate change

Sponsorship opportunities are still available: http://www.anpc.asn.au/conferences/2010/sponsorship.html

Further information can be found on the ANPC website:
www.anpc.asn.au/conferences/2010/ or contact the ANPC office 02 6250 9509

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