[PCA] PCA: Bimonthly Meeting Agenda for Apr. 13, 2011 (Arlington, VA)

Olivia Kwong plant at plantconservation.org
Mon Apr 11 06:40:43 CDT 2011

As there is no government shutdown, the meeting will still be held.

Anyone that is interested is invited to come to the meeting.  This message
has been cross-posted to all the PCA discussion lists. (Due to an office
move, the meeting is in April instead of the usual March.)

Olivia Kwong

The Plant Conservation Alliance (PCA) Bi-Monthly Meeting is an open forum
for anyone interested or working in plant conservation. The meeting is
held every other month in the Washington DC metropolitan area. There is
roundtable for attendees to share relevant events, as well as updates from
each of the PCA working groups and committees. Regular attendees include
representatives from the PCA Federal agencies and from Cooperating
organizations; however anyone is welcome to attend this meeting. Past
meeting summaries and selected presentations are available at




                             Wednesday, April 13, 2011
                                 9:30 - 11:30 AM

                    LOCATION: Conference Room at NatureServe
                              1101 Wilson Boulevard, 15th Floor
                              Arlington, VA 22209

(Take the Orange or Blue Line to Rosslyn Station. Go to 1101 Wilson Blvd.
Enter through the main entrance (the Post Office will be to the right
inside) and take the elevators up one level to the Mall or U2 level. Then
exit the elevator and find another set of elevators (around the corner)
that goes up to the 15th floor NatureServe reception desk.)



                9:30 Introductions
                9:35 Announcements/Communications
                9:55 Updates on Activities

                     - Alien Plant Working Group
                     - Medicinal Plant Working Group
                     - Native Plant Materials Development Working Group
                     - Public Outreach Working Group
                     - Restoration Working Group
                     - NFWF
                     - MOU
                     - NGO Committee

                10:45 Gary Krupnick (Smithsonian National Museum of
                      Natural History) & Dennis Whigham (Smithsonian
                      Environmental Research Center) -
                      North American Orchid Conservation Center

                11:25 Closing Remarks
                11:30 Adjourn


                            UPCOMING COMMITTEE MEETINGS
                        [2nd Wednesday of alternate months]

                  - Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 9:30-11:30 AM
                    NatureServe Headquarters, Arlington, VA

                  - Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 9:30-11:30 AM
                    NatureServe Headquarters, Arlington, VA
                    (new address)

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