April 2019 News: The importance of natural lands and the conservationists who protect them.
Natural lands. Regardless of what we call them, these tracts of land dominated by native plants, animals, fungi, and all manner of microorganisms form the living fabric of our planet. Center for Plant Conservation Participating Institutions are often the first line of defense in protecting these vital habitats where many imperiled species hang on to their very existence. In this month’s issue of SavePlants we recognize the natural land managers who protect land and species.