The 2011 Adopt-a-Rare-Plant session wrapped up last month at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Accomplishments of the program in 2011 include:
- Trained over 30 volunteers
- Visited more than 25 sites
- Relocated 15 occurrences that were previously ranked “historical”
- Volunteers contributed 275+ hours to the program
Three volunteers were recognized for their efforts:
Ann Henson – Joint award (Adopt-a-Rare-Plant and Rare Plant Monitoring Stewards
Brad adopted Rothrock’s Townsend daisy (Townsendia rothrockii) and visited all three of his adopted occurrences, spending 45 hours on program activities.
Suzanne adopted the Hoosier Pass ipomopsis (Ipomopsis globularis), and visited all three of her adopted occurrences. In addition to spending more than 30 hours on program activities, she was the first volunteer to submit her data!!
For information about the 2012 session, check our post from last week.