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Don Kent se une a NatureServe como el Director de Relaciones con la Red

Published date: 
Wed, 07/18/2012

Estamos gustosos de anunciar que Donald M. Kent, Ph.D., se unirá a NatureServe como director de relaciones con la red el 1ro de Agosto del 2012. 

Half of the world’s most important sites for nature are now without protection

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Wed, 03/21/2012

Study: Half of the world’s most important sites for nature are now without protection

Research highlights urgent need for improved global targeting of new and expanded protected areas to protect wildlife

Arlington, Va. (21 March 2012)—The world’s governments have committed to increasing the coverage of protected areas by 2020 in order to address rapid rates of environmental destruction.

SalvaNATURA earns Conservation Impact Award as best in the Americas

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Wed, 04/25/2012

The NatureServe network recognizes achievements of member program in El Salvador

Portland, Ore. (April 25, 2012)—SalvaNATURA was one of three outstanding natural heritage programs whose achievements earned the recognition of their peers during a ceremony at NatureServe’s annual Biodiversity Without Boundaries conference.

Washington Natural Heritage Program earns award as best in the Americas

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Wed, 04/25/2012

The NatureServe network recognizes achievements of Washington DNR member with 2012 Scientific and Technical Advancement Award

Portland, Ore. (April 25, 2012)—The Washington Natural Heritage Program (WNHP) was recently honored for its outstanding achievements in science and technology during a ceremony at NatureServe’s annual Biodiversity Without Boundaries conference.

Florida Natural Areas Inventory earns Conservation Impact Award as best in the Americas

Published date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012

The NatureServe network recognizes achievements of its member program in Florida with Conservation Impact Award

Portland, Ore. (April 25, 2012)—Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI) earned the recognition of its peers in the NatureServe network during a ceremony honoring its outstanding achievements at NatureServe’s annual Biodiversity Without Boundaries conference.

IUCN Red List of Species–Securing the web of life

Published date: 
Tue, 06/19/2012

Gland, Switzerland, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil—The source of our food, medicines and clean water, as well the livelihoods of millions of people may be at risk with the rapid decline of the world’s animal and plant species.

Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard receives Federal approval

Published date: 
Thu, 06/14/2012

The Federal Geographic Data Committee has approved the Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard (CMECS) as the first-ever comprehensive federal standard for classifying and describing coastal and marine ecosystems.

Don Kent joins NatureServe as Director of Network Relations

Published date: 
Wed, 07/18/2012

NatureServe is pleased to announce that Donald M. Kent, Ph.D., will join the organization as director of network relations on August 1, 2012.

NatureServe Strategic Plan 2012–2016

To ensure that NatureServe continues to provide the scientific basis for effective conservation action, in spring 2011 we launched an organization-wide effort to assess the status of our network, the context in which we operate, and the driving forces that will shape how we achieve the greatest mission impact from 2012 through 2016. This assessment resulted in a strategic plan that will guide our work over the next five years. Learn more about the plan >

Biodiversity Profile: Tennessee Coneflower

Echinacea tennesseensis

Scientific name: Echinacea tennesseensis

Status: Globally imperiled (G2) and endemic the Central Basin of Tennessee (S2). Rapid residential development threatens its specialized habitat, and fire suppression has restricted the spread of populations.

Range: Davidson, Rutherford, and Wilson Counties, Tennessee.

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