06 March 2012

ANPC NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Plant Conservation in Australia, Achievement & Future Directions

The ANPC marks its 21st year in 2012. To celebrate the occasion, the 9th ANPC National Conference will:
  • review and highlight plant conservation achievements in Australia over the last two decades;
  • evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of our existing approaches to plant conservation;
  • highlight current major issues facing plant conservation in Australia; and
  • identify plant conservation directions in Australia for the coming decades. 
The overall conference theme is plant conservation in Australia, achievement and future directions.

Sub-themes include: 
  • Threats
  • Conservation policy
  • Plant conservation strategies
  • Vegetation, soil and water context
  • Ecological restoration
  • Role of the NGO sector
Further information on each of the themes can be found here

The conference will include invited key note papers, contributed papers, posters and workshops, as well as field trips in the ACT region to examine on-ground plant conservation activities.

Registration for the conference will open in mid April 2012. To register an interest in attending the conference or presenting a paper, poster or workshop, please contact the ANPC.

Further information available from the conference website.

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