President: Thomas Antonio (505-690-5105) tom ‘at’ thomasantonio.org
Chapter Representative: Carol Johnson (505-466-1303) gcjohnson ‘at’ comcast.net
Membership Chair: Joan West, joanwest1 ‘at’ yahoo.com
The 2011 Annual Meeting: Honoring the Past, Preparing for the Future was presented by the Santa Fe Chapter
Scheduled Events for 2016
The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM
We will now be meeting at Christ Lutheran Church, which is located in the triangle of Old Pecos Trail, St Michael’s Drive and Arroyo Chamiso @ 1701 Arroyo Chamiso. It is directly across the street from Fire Station #4.
January 20 Steven J. Cary, Community Naturalist & Volunteer Coordinator Randall Davey Audubon Center & Wildlife Sanctuary: “Gardening for Caterpillars: the Whys and Hows”
February 17 Kathryn Kennedy Regional Botanist for the US Forest Service- “Our Vulnerable Flora: Foundations for its Future”
March 23 Bob Pennington, owner of Agua Fria Nursery, entitled: “Why Grow Natives?” Bob and and his wife,Jeni, were in the very first class of New Mexico Certified Nursery Professionals. Bob teaches classes regularly through the SFCC Continuing Education Department. He was president of the American Penstemon Society, a founding member and past board member of the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, a founding member and current board member of the Eriogonum Society, current co-chair of the New Mexico Chapter of the Colorado Nursery Green-house Association, and instructor for the New Mexico Nursery Professional Certification program. Besides still working at Agua Fria Nursery, Bob is Co-Host of Bob’s Botanical Garden Radio show, every Saturday on KTRC,1260 am 8-9 am
April 20 An overview by Larry Littlefield of the Littlefield and Pearl Burns’ new book, Wildflowers of the Northern and Central Mountains of New Mexico”
Driving Directions to meetings
Take I-25 to Santa Fe.
Exit Old Pecos Trail.
Follow Old Pecos Trail to the “Y” formed by St. Michael’s Drive and Old Pecos Trail.
Bear left onto St. Michael’s Drive.
At the NEXT stoplight, turn right onto Arroyo Chamiso.
Go about 50 yards and turn right into our parking lot.
The Church is located directly across from Fire Station #4.