The ANPC’s Objectives and examples of how we achieve them are:
1.To provide a provincial forum to promote knowledge and conservation of native plants and vegetation of Alberta:
– ANPC Native Plant Pollinator Garden Challenge
– List of affiliates and sources of further information
2. To co-ordinate information and activities on native plants in Alberta:
– Develop briefs or position papers for special projects
– Run field trips and plant study groups
– Update lists of current research and conservation projects
– Plant Happenings
3.To educate government, industry and individuals on native plants – their management and protection:
– Annual Workshop
– Plant Study Groups
– Fact Sheets and Guidelines
4. To encourage research on native plants:
– Small Grant Program
– Plant Study Groups
5. To develop conservation, restoration and monitoring actions for the preservation of natural habitats and plant communities:
– Support legislation that protects native plants
– Establish, preserve and manage protected areas through Stewardship
– Undertake projects jointly with other groups such as the Nature Conservancy of Canada and Devon
6. To develop guidelines and strategies for appropriate use of Alberta native plants:
– Produce information on the use of native plants in land reclamation and horticulture
– Develop and distribute collection, salvage and management guidelines
– List of native seed sources and suppliers for horticulture and reclamation
The ANPC Position Holders for 2022 are:
President: Kristen, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-president: Natalie, email: email@example.com
Treasurer: Julie, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Taylor, email: email@example.com
Central Director: Kristyn, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Northern Director: Marsha, email: email@example.com
Southern Director: Jon, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director-at-large: Kim, email: email@example.com
Director-at-large: Laurie, email: AB.firstname.lastname@example.org
Newsletter: Coleen, email:email@example.com
Membership: Kelly, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: Carole, email: email@example.com
Social Media: Cam
Big Sagebrush (PNT): Anna and Wendy
Clyde Fen: Derek & Joelyn
Whitehorse Wildlands PP: Kristen
Nisku Prairie: Patsy
Please feel free to contact any of us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the person you would like to contact in the subject heading.
The Council has nine standing committees:
- Education and Outreach
- Promotes knowledge of Alberta’s native plants by educating individuals, industry, and government about native plants, disseminating information on native plants, and coordinating information and activities concerning Alberta’s native plants.
Chair: Andrea, email: email@example.com
- Rare Plants
- Develops and implements effective practices relating to the research and understanding of rare native plants in Alberta and education about rare native plants in Alberta. Conducts life history studies; monitors populations; sets priority lists for rare plants; assists with populating the rare plant data bank, maintained by the Alberta Conservation Information Managment System (ACIMS).
Chair: Jane, email:
- Reclamation and Horticulture
- Compiles guidelines for defining and collecting native plants; produces lists of native seed and nursery stock suppliers; provides reclamation information to interested groups.
Chair: Jillian, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Identifies and addresses opportunities and concerns affecting the conservation of native plants in Alberta. Protects rare Alberta species and habitats by: directing public attention to pressing issues; assist in preparing COSEWIC status reports on rare, threatened or endangered species for national listing; gaining stewardship of natural areas; monitoring how habitats are affected by development.
Chair: Sarah, email: email@example.com
- Botany Alberta
Organizes the annual weekend field excursion and makes recommendations to the ANPC Board regarding where to hold the event and which activities to hold.
Chair: Anna, email: BotanyAB@anpc.ab.ca
Coordinates ANPC communications.
Chair: Kristyn, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Administers the annual ANPC Small Grants Program and makes recommendations to the ANPC Board regarding which applications to support.
Chair: Kim, email: email@example.com
- Leadership Development
Succession planning and implementation.
Chair: Kristen, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizes and runs the annual ANPC workshop
Workshop: Diana, email: email@example.com
- To view the ANPC By-laws, click here
Recipient of a 2010 Emerald Award! The ANPC was recognized for its efforts in promoting knowledge of Alberta’s native plants; conserving Alberta’s native plant species and their habitats; and preserving plant species and habitat for the enjoyment of present and future generations
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