Vision Statement

Giant cacti are among the most recognizable and charismatic plants on the planet. Yet they are also among the most under-studied of all plant life forms in terms of their physiology, ecology and genetic structure. We are tackling these critical knowledge gaps to better understand giant cacti in terms of their habitat requirements and climate sensitivity throughout their native ranges in the Americas. Our team brings decades of experience and passion with a core vision of protecting these beloved dryland sentinels through cutting edge research, conservation and education.


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