Introductory Meetings for the Global Conservation Consortium for Magnolia
BGCI and Atlanta Botanical Garden are pleased to have hosted introductory meetings for the Global Conservation Consortium for Magnolia (GCCM). The GCCM aims to mobilize a coordinated network of institutions who work collaboratively to develop and implement a comprehensive conservation strategy to prevent extinction of the world’s Magnolia species.
Two virtual meetings were hosted on September 28th & 30th to introduce the consortium and provide those attending an opportunity to ask questions and start discussions for Magnolia conservation. Presentation topics included the structure and objectives of the GCC program by BGCI’s Global Conservation Consortium Manager, Dan Crowley; past work in Magnolia conservation and the leadership role of Atlanta Botanical Garden by ABG Vice President of Conservation and Research, Emily Coffey and the initial steps of the GCCM by Jean Linsky, GCCM Coordinator.
Over 70 participants from botanic gardens around the world joined for the meetings which have already initiated discussions on species conservation, collaboration and species conservation assessments.
Recordings of the meetings are available at the links provided:
If you would like to to join the GCCM or want more information, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/eFA48tph6eJiy4FU7 or contact Jean Linsky (email@example.com) or Emily Coffey (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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