Photo by Jon Moore.
Committee Chair: Juliet Rynear
Vice Chair: Annie Schmidt
The Conservation Committee oversees conservation-oriented initiatives, the new Habitat Restoration Program, and manages the annual Conservation Grants and the Dan Austin Award for Ethnobotany.
Harrisia fragrans restoration was a project funded in part by FNPS Conservation grants. This rare cactus blooms at night. The upper photo shows a student recording data to document project success. Photos by Jon Moore.
Volunteers search for Warea amplexifolia after a management burn. Photo by Jackie Rolly.
- Participate in Conservation Projects on state-wide, regional, and chapter levels
- Review applications for FNPS Conservation Awards and the Dan Austin Award for Ethnobotany
- Spread the word on the importance of conserving our natural lands and managing them appropriately