Spring 2021: The CoNPS Mission Grant committee awarded $310.00 to Mary Menz and CJ Brafford of the Ute Indian Museum to support herbarium collections documenting ethnobotanically important native plants of western Colorado.

The committee also awarded $500.00 to John Giordanengo and Ashley Brunerof the Southern Rockies Seed Network to support the building of a strategic seed reserve, which will improve the availability of native ecotypic plant material for use in post-fire and post-flood restoration efforts.