Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 7, 2021

A win for Dudleya!

from CNPS

California’s Dudleya, precious native succulents, are a step closer to direct legal protection today thanks to Asm. Christopher Ward of San Diego. The California Assembly has unanimously approved Asm. Ward’s AB 223, a bill making it explicitly illegal to harvest Dudleya from the wild without a permit and the first California legislation to specifically address the growing problem of plant poaching. 

Now, the Senate will review and vote; if passed there, the bill will await the Governer’s signature this fall.

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