• Alamogordo Native Plant Sale April 22

    NPSNM—Otero Chapter will have plants for sale  as well as books and experienced members present to help with questions and purchases. Rio Grande Cacti will be there too. Come by and check out a variety of plants and a great selection of books. At the corner of 10th Street and Oregon Alamogordo 8:00AM – 1:00PM

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  • Yerba Mansa Project

    On Wednesday April 5th at 7:00 p.m. at the NM Museum of Natural History, the public is invited to a program on the Yerba Mansa Project: community-driven native plant restoration in the bosque, presented by Dara Saville. Herbalist, landscape geographer, and native plant conservationist Dara Saville tells us about this all-volunteer project to restore native plant communities […]

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  • From Ponderosa to Prickly Pear: · Exploring the Native Plants of New Mexico

    The Native Plant Society is excited to announce a new curriculum for native plants: From Ponderosa to Prickly Pear · Exploring the Native Plants of New Mexico.  This ecoregional curriculum, developed by the Southwest Program of the Institute for Applied Ecology, offers a complete study of native plants, and lessons encourage students to explore what is outside their door and to journey through […]

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  • Santa Fe Meeting: The Pueblo Food Experience

    The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico presents a free talk by Porter Swentzell entitled, “The Pueblo Food Experience.” Porter Swentzell is from Santa Clara Pueblo and Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies at the Institute of American Indian Studies (IAIA).Started in 2013, the Pueblo Food Experience included Pueblo volunteers who chose to […]

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  • Designing Shared Habitat

    On Wednesday January 4th at 7:00 p.m. at the NM Museum of Natural History (1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque), the public is invited to a program on designing shared habitat with New Mexico’s native plants presented by landscape designer and author Judith Phillips. Landscape designer and author, Judith Phillips presents a “warm-up” for our chapter’s Habitat Landscape Workshop on February […]

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  • Santa Fe Lecture: “Save a Place for Wildlife”

    The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico presents a free talk by George Miller entitled,“Save a Place for Wildlife.” The meeting and talk is on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 6:30 pm at Christ Lutheran Church. Human housing disrupts the complex web of life from soil microorganisms to the butterflies, bees, birds, and […]

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  • Public Lecture: Ancient Plant Use in SE NM

    Subject: Public Presentation in Artesia, Carlsbad, and Roswell on Ancient Plant Use in SE NM Dr. William Whitehead will discuss the most common plants found in the Bureau of Land Management, Carlsbad Field Office region and present their uses by the native peoples of Southeastern New Mexico, both archaeologically and historically.  Dr. Whitehead of SWCA, […]

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  • New conservation programs for NM native plants

    On Wednesday November 2nd at 7:00 p.m. at the NM Museum of Natural History (1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque), the public is invited to a program on new conservation programs for New Mexico’s native plants presented by restoration ecologist Melanie Gisler. Melanie will provide an overview of several new initiatives underway by the Institute for Applied Ecology’s Southwest […]

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  • NPSNM awarding conservation grants & donations

    The Native Plant Society of New Mexico awards grants and makes donations to individuals and organizations that further the mission of the Society. The NPSNM Mission Statement The Native Plant Society of New Mexico is a non-profit organization that strives to educate the public about native plants by promoting knowledge of plant identification, ecology, and […]

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  • “Managing the River to Failure — Is There A Better Way?”

    MRGWA Water Conference from 9-3 on 10/22/16 @ UNM Please participate in the Middle Rio Grande Water Assembly’s annual conference entitled “Managing the river to failure — Is there a better way?”, tobe held on October 22, 2016 from 9 am to 3 pm in Room 125 at Dane Smith Hall on the UNM Campus.  […]

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