GA DNR Grant Spurs ‘Expansive’ Work to Conserve Rare Georgia Plants

June 25, 2021 – AllOnGeorgia

Photo courtesy of Alan Cressler

A partnership led by the state Department of Natural Resources has been awarded nearly $780,000 to sample, grow and save 14 imperiled plant species. The federal grant will also boost capacity to preserve the plants at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Atlanta Botanical Garden and the Chattahoochee Nature Center, while spreading that expertise and support to others in the nationally recognized Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance.

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