It's almost time for 7th annual online NASC Benefit Auction to start.
All of us at NASC are proud to announce that a portion of the auction
proceeds (the lesser of $1500 or 50%) will be going to a 5 acre site
in Georgia managed by The Nature Conservancy (TNC). In fact it's the
last site of its type in the state of Georgia.
Carnivorous plant species found here include the Federally endangered
green pitcher plant (Sarracenia oreophila) and sundews
(Drosera). This is a very unique site that needs to be
The proceeds from last annual auction went to provide a much needed
burn at Myrtle Head Savanna managed by TNC, North Carolina. It
started an anti-poaching campaign in Brunswick County, NC and help
fund a plant rescue in Florida.
While in 2008, NASC auction proceeds benefited Splinter Hill Bog
Preserve managed by TNC of Alabama.
So please do your part and donate an item in the upcoming auction.
You will not only help maintain the Sarracenia oreophila site,
but also allow us to save more carnivorous plants this year.
The auction will run from Saturday, April 24, 2010 until
Saturday, May 8, 2010.
Auction forum and rules are located at
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Sarracenia oreophila is listed on the US Endangered Species Act and
CITES Appendix I.
Sarracenia oreophila from the protected Georgia site.
Photograph by Barry Rice. Used
NASC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to
preserving natural Sarracenia habitats.