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Native Plant Certification

This program exists to recognize the importance of planting, nurturing and protecting native plants in your landscape. With your work, you demonstrate that even a small residential property can help sustain the native ecosystem—its plants, wildlife, water, soil, and air—a vital contribution to a world that has lost so much. Creating and preserving a native plant habitat is always a work in progress: it will have its ongoing tasks and its ongoing and unfolding pleasures. We hope to help you appreciate and enjoy the process.

Native Plant Curriculum/Resources

A selection of some selected resources.

Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance

On this site you will find general information about the GPCA whose mission is “to study and preserve Georgia’s flora through multidisciplinary research education and advocacy; facilitate the recovery of rare threatened and endangered plants of Georgia and the southeast U.S. through collaborative efforts in our state; and communicate the importance of preserving biodiversity worldwide.” The site also includes information about the Georgia Endangered Plant Stewardship Network a school site endangered plant propagation project.