As the second greatest threat to biodiversity after human development, invasive species pose an enormous risk to California’s native plants, wildlife, waterways and communities.
PlantRight has secured key corporate commitments in promoting safe, non-invasive plants, including from more than 200 The Home Depot stores in California.
The three-day event was action packed with presentations ranging from the very latest on native plant research to horticultural trends to policy and more.
What do you love most about California’s diverse landscapes? Hiking in the mountains? Building sand castles and surfing at the beach? Fishing at your favorite lake? Now imagine visiting your favorite California spot to find it awash with invasive species that are ravaging the landscape.
PlantRight Project Associate, Chris Crawford, details his time at the 2014 UC Master Gardener Conference, where over 650 UC Master Gardeners attended the three-day event.
As the campaign to stop California’s next plant invasion comes to a close, we’d like to take a second to thank everyone who contributed to and spread awareness about the effort.
If you could stop California’s next plant invasion, would you? Well here’s your chance! Join us to accelerate the phase-out of California’s emerging invasive plant, Mexican feathergrass.
Check out this beautiful issue of “The Designer” magazine published by the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD). “The Invasives” feature highlights Sustainable Conservation-led PlantRight campaign.