Connecting people and plants to support healthy humans and habitats
Plants of Concern connects...
We monitor and advocate for rare plants and natural areas.
We work to safeguard rare plants from extinction.
We share data with land managers, researchers, and state databases.
Illinois Beach State Park June Foray
by Grant Fessler, Plants of Concern Research Assistant, Midewin National Tallgrass PrairieIt was a cool, early-June morning, and Plants of Concern Program Manager, Gretel Kiefer, and I had just arrived at Illinois Beach State Park....
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partnering to save rare plants and habitats