Central American and Mexico Coniferous Resources Co-operative (CAMCORE)

CAMCORE is a non-profit, international program that works for the conservation of tropical and subtropical forest tree species within Central America and Mexico. Primary activities are to: (i) identify threatened species and provenances; (ii) collect seeds from these vulnerable populations; (iii) distribute seeds for ex situ conservation and growth studies: (iv) assess genetic diversity to improve methods of in situ conservation; (v) evaluate adaptability and growth of trees in various locations; and (vi) Develop long-term improvement programs to ensure sustainability of resources.

Contact: Bill Dvorak

CAMCORE Cooperative
International Tree Conservation and Domestication
Department of Forestry
Grinnells Lab, Room 1110 / Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 - 7626 USA
Tel: (919) 515 6424
Fax: (919) 515 6430
E-mail: conservation@camcore.org

For more information, visit the Web sitehttp://www.camcore.org/
last updated:  Monday, October 17, 2005