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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Conservation of Plant Germplasm

Location: National Germplasm Resources

Project Number: 1245-21000-270-05
Project Type: Memorandum of Understanding

Start Date: Nov 20, 2010
End Date: Oct 14, 2015

Objective:
The purpose of the MOU is to provide a framework for cooperation and coordination between the ARS and the Forest Service (FS) in achievement of their mutual goals. Cooperation and coordination may involve a wide range of activities, including, but not limited to, the following: conducting assessments, inventory, collecting germplasm, research, training, monitoring, protection, restoration and other activities necessary to conserve, manage and restore native plant species and their habitats and ecosystems.

Approach:
Both the ARS and the FS have responsibilities and interests in the conservation and management of native plant species, their habitats and associated ecosystems.

Last Modified: 7/24/2014
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