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Old 07-18-2013, 04:14 PM   #1
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FL- Bok Tower Gardens works to save endangered, native plant
Posted: 1:48 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2013

Bok Tower Gardens works to save endangered, native plant | www.wftv.com
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For the first time, the Rare Plant Conservation Program (RPCP) at Bok Tower Gardens is working with a private landowner to introduce a population of the critically endangered Florida Goldenaster (Chrysopsis floridana) onto their land.

Typically, the RPCP introduce populations of Florida’s rare plants only on publicly-owned and managed properties. However, through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s “Partners Program,” Larry and Lenora Woodham will be partners in habitat conservation and stewards of a new population of…
For more information, contact Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales FL 33853; 863-676-1408 or visit www.BokTowerGardens.org.
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That was one stop I couldn't talk hubby into visiting while in FLorida a few weeks ago...Instead he chose "Spook hill" where cars roll uphill!
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