Native Plant Networks Connecting Producers to Users - Olwell 2012 APGA

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National Interagency Native Plant Materials Development Program: The Power of Partnerships:

National Interagency Native Plant Materials Development Program: The Power of Partnerships Peggy Olwell June 22, 2012 Bureau of Land Management 2012 APGA Conference Plant Conservation Program Lead

Resources Managed by the Bureau of Land Management:

Resources Managed by the Bureau of Land Management (245 Million Acres )

Level III Ecoregions of Western U.S. and BLM Management Areas:

Level III Ecoregions of Western U.S. and BLM Management Areas

National Native Plant Materials Development Program:

National Native Plant Materials Development Program House of Representatives’ FY2001 Conference Report Directs “…the agencies to develop a long-term program to manage and supply native plant materials for various Federal land management restoration and rehabilitation needs. Recommends “… the interagency Plant Conservation Alliance lead this effort.”

Partners Working on Native Plant Materials Development:

Partners Working on Native Plant Materials Development Botanic Gardens 24 Research Institutions 83 Private Sector Industry 118 Non-Profit Organizations 95 Federal Gov’t. offices 199 Native American Tribes 22 State Gov’t. Agencies 20 Local Gov’t. Agencies 24

Native Plant Materials Development Process:

Native Plant Materials Development Process

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Seed Collections: nearly 13,000 Taxa Represented: 4,200

Map of SOS Collections:

Map of SOS Collections

Native Plant Materials Development Process:

Native Plant Materials Development Process

Ecoregional Native Plant Programs :

Ecoregional Native Plant Programs Great Basin Native Plant Selection & Increase Program Colorado Plateau Native Seed Program Pacific Northwest Native Plant Program California Native Plant Program Southwestern Deserts

Great Basin Native Plant Selection & Increase Program:

Great Basin Native Plant Selection & Increase Program

National Native Plant Materials Development Program Annual Funding:

National Native Plant Materials Development Program Annual Funding FY2001 - $5.3 m FY2002 - $4.7 m FY2003 - $2.3 m FY2004 - $4.6 m FY2005 - $4.6 m FY2006 - $4.4 m FY2007 - $4.6 m FY2008 - $4.6 m FY2009 - $ 5.8 m FY2010 - $8.1 m FY2011 - $7.6 m FY2012 - $7.6 m* 2001-2012 Total : $64.2 million *planned

Coordination & Partnerships:

Coordination & Partnerships Over 500 collaborators in Native Plant Materials Development Program 10 Federal agencies and over 285 non-federal partners in Plant Conservation Alliance www.nps.gov/plants Research: Genetics and Climate Change, Seed Transfer Zones, Climate Envelopes, Climate Vulnerability Indices, Seed Production, Restoration Techniques, Pollination Studies, Inventory and Monitoring, Life Histories, Adaptation Strategies

How Botanic Gardens are assisting:

How Botanic Gardens are assisting Collecting Seed Research on Genetics and Seed Transfer Z ones Germination Propagation Pollination Field Evaluations Seed Production Competition Ecological Restoration

Botanic Gardens can contribute information to national databases::

Botanic Gardens can contribute information to national databases: Native Plant Network native plant propagation database ( www.nativeplantnetwork.org/network ) Native Seed Network native seed source database ( www.nativeseednetwork.org )

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For more information: Peggy Olwell polwell@blm.gov 202-912-7273 The power of partnerships is you!

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