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Botany Program

Providing data and research on sensitive plant species to further our understanding of their rarity, population trends, and management needs.

New Mexico Rare Plant Conservation Strategy 2017

Research – we conduct collaborative applied research and monitoring on the impacts of environmental change on rare plants of the Southwest to support management and inform policy. New Mexico Rare Plant Conservation Strategy
Inventory – we work with botanist throughout the state to gather and database observations on rare plant species.  
Modeling – using the latest GIS and remote sensing tools we develop models of potential habitat and ranges of rare plants.  
Planning – we provide data, analysis, and communications support for conservation planning.  

For information on services and data contact: Dr. Esteban Muldavin, muldavin@unm.edu

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