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Natural Heritage Advisory Council to meet May 14 in Salem
05/07/2010
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
 
For immediate release                                                 10-13
 
More information:  Jimmy Kagan, jimmy.kagan@oregonstate.edu
 
Salem – the state’s advisory group on Oregon's natural heritage will discuss the following topics at their upcoming meeting:
  • Draft 2010 Natural Areas Plan
  • Changes at the Oregon Natural Heritage Information Center
  • Transferring the program from State Lands to State Parks
The public meeting will be held:
 
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Mill Creek Room
Department of State Lands
775 Summer St. NE, Salem
 
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The Oregon Natural Heritage Program identifies and works to preserve representative examples of the state's natural plant and landscape resources. The program also maintains a comprehensive database on rare, threatened and endangered species, natural vegetation and ecosystem types. The council is an advisory body to the State Land Board on matters of policy relating to the Natural Heritage Program. Members include scientists, citizens and state agency representatives.