The CSG will be having its next meeting immediately prior to Cycad 2015, the 10th International Conference on Cycad Biology which will be hosted in Medellín, Colombia. The CSG meeting will take place on August 15th and 16th (2015) and will include a Red Listing Workshop to update the conservation status of cycads for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Montgomery Botanical Center (MBC) has been designated as the host of the Programme Office for the Cycad Specialist Group (CSG).
Under a partnership with the IUCN Species Survival Commission, MBC will:
Welcome to IUCN / SSC Cycad Specialist Group’s new website!
In 2015, the CSG will undertake a major update to the conservation status of cycads for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. A generous grant for this work was recently obtained through the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund.
To support and broaden this initiative, this new website will help achieve CSG objectives in these ways: