Plant Conservation News
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum was granted full status into the Center for Plant Conservation and as a
public or private garden representing the Upper Midwest. Ed Schneider, Arboretum Director, will head this upper midwest research and conservation eff ort at the Arboretum. Founded in 1984, the network of 37 leading botanic institutions work to conserve and restore the imperiled native plants of the United States to secure them from extinction.