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Finally, a travel tour planned by native plant people FOR native plant people! Join us in April 2017 as FNPS travels to northern Alabama to discover the native plants in the Bibb County Glades, the Bank Head Wilderness, Cane Creek Canyon Preserve, Little River Canyon National Preserve, AND MORE. …Read Full Story >>
The Florida Native Plant Society Annual Conference will be held in Westgate River Ranch Resort, River Ranch, Florida, May 17-21, 2017. The Research Track of the Conference will include presented papers and a poster session on Friday May 19 and Saturday May 20. Researchers are invited to…Read Full Story >>
Friends: Like many of you, I have a special connection to natural Florida. For some FNPS members, this love started by exploring Florida’s wild, or not so wild, areas with friends and family. As the only girl in a family with three brothers (my treasured sister coming along much later) in a…Read Full Story >>
Connections: Above and Below. What an all-encompassing theme! It implies links, associations, bonds, assemblies, and networks. But it also refers to the way things relate and interact. Our speakers are leading authorities on the connections between plants, landscapes, wildlife…Read Full Story >>
While you were enjoying the holidays, several members of FNPS were hard at work adding the final touches to the Six Comprehensive Regional Florida Native Landscape Brochures, and FNPS is excited to announce they are at the printer and scheduled to be complete the middle of January. This has been a long term, multi-year project of the Council of Chapters with thousands of hours put in by FNPS members.
We are very excited that these have gone to print and will soon be available to our chapters to use for education and outreach.
FNPS is fortunate to have many dedicated and outstanding members who donate their time in support of our mission. We honor your service each year at our annual Palmetto Awards ceremony, which takes place during the Annual Members Meeting at the conference. Please take some time to help identify…Read Full Story >>
The conservation project “Save Florida’s Bromeliads” has launched its website. The group is comprised of land managers, organizations, scientists, and volunteers working together to save Florida’s bromeliads. Visit their website to learn more about how Florida’s native bromeliads are being threatened…Read Full Story >>
On December 5, 2016, the Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) and its allies were in court as to a lawsuit against the Florida Legislature for violating Amendment 1, the Water and Land Legacy Amendment passed in 2014 to increase conservation funding. Also in court were Plaintiffs for a similar case, including…Read Full Story >>
This text is quoted directly from an email prepared by the Florida Conservation Voters—As President-elect Donald Trump continues to assemble the leaders of key environmental agencies at the federal level, one thing is clear: this is shaping up to be the most anti-environment administration in…Read Full Story >>
Help Showcase the Beauty and Benefits of Florida’s Native Plants: apply for a 2017 FNPS Landscape Award. Categories: • Residential Single Family • Residential Multi-Family (including subdivisions) • Commercial (retail, office) • Industrial • Transportation (streetscapes, roadways,…Read Full Story >>
The Florida Native Plant Society maintains an Endowment Research Grant program for the purpose of funding research on native plants. These are small grants ($1500 or less), awarded for a 1-year period, and intended to support research that forwards the mission of the Florida Native Plant Society…Read Full Story >>