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CPNPP Annual Meeting 2018

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Join us for the 2018

Colorado Plateau Native Plant Program

Annual Meeting

February 5-7, 2018

Doubletree Hotel

Grand Junction, CO

This event is free to attend

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Background: This annual multi-stakeholder meeting brings together industry, agencies, practitioners, NGOs and researchers to advance our ability to put "The right seed in the right place at the right time" in the greater Colorado Plateau region of Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.  The CPNPP is led by the Bureau of Land Management’s Plant Conservation Program effort to work with all stakeholders to implement the National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration.  

Special focus for 2018: We particularly invite those working in a Reclamation context to join us.

Schedule:  1 pm Monday the 5th through Tuesday the 6th, including a Monday evening poster session reception. Half-day field trip to a nearby restoration trial and the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area on Wednesday the 7th, weather permitting.  

Topics of interest for this meeting include:

  • The Plant Materials Market/ Economics
  • Seed Testing and Certification
  • Seed and Seedling Collection and Production
  • Plant Materials Research & Development Pipeline
  • All aspects of use in Reclamation and Restoration
  • Case Studies and Best Management Practices
  • Communication and Education
  • New & Improved Tools and Techniques
  • Wildlife and Pollinator Habitat
  • Data Management and Analyses
  • Partnerships and Policy at all Scales

Registration and Proposal Submissions: Fill out the registration and submission form and email it to Adrienne Pilmanis, CPNPP Coordinator by December 22nd. We welcome presentations of different types as well as Focal Sessions or working groups/ break-out activities.  

Registration and Proposal Submission Form

Field Trip Information (Download Full Details): An optional half day field trip, February 7th, will visit two restoration site locations a Colorado Parks & Wildlife habitat restoration trial and a short hike in BLM's McInnis Canyon National Conservation Area.

Group Lodging (Download Full Details)An optional half day field trip, on February 7th, to two restoration site locations including a Colorado Parks & Wildlife habitat restoration trial and a short hike in BLM's McInnis Canyon National Conservation Area.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Grand Junction is holding a block of rooms for the CPNPP on the evenings of the 4th, 5th, and 6th.  Rate per night is $93 with breakfast included when reserved before January 14, 2018.  There are several other hotels very close to the meeting.

Call the hotel directly (970-241-8888 ext. 4) and mention the Group name of “CPNPP” or use this link.

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