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Greenbelt Native Plant Center

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

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The Greenbelt Native Plant Center is the only municipal native plant nursery in the country. It is a 13-acre greenhouse, nursery, founder seed and seed bank complex owned and operated by NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation. Over the past fifteen years, the center has grown hundreds of thousands of specimens from locally collected seed of the city's indigenous flora for use in restoration, and replanting projects and is currently developing bulk seed mixes for the city. The GNPC is a partner in the establishment of the first national native seed bank called Seeds of Success and in the past year, has spearheaded the creation of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Seed Bank program. 

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