Category Archives: What’s New

Albuquerque meeting on native orchids

On Wednesday September 7th at 7:00 p.m. at the NM Museum of Natural History (1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque), the public is invited to a program focused on the wild orchids of Arizona and New Mexico. Ron Coleman, author and … Continue reading

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August 20 Proclaimed Native Plant Day

Governor Susana Martinez has declared August 20, 2016 to be Native Plant Day in New Mexico 2016.NATIVE.PLANT.DAY

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Albuquerque Talk: Rare Plant Botany

Albuquerque talk:The public is invited to a program focused on rare plant botany in New Mexico, presented by botanist Jim McGrath on Wednesday July 6th at 7:00 p.m. at the NM Museum of Natural History (1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque),. Field Botanist Jim … Continue reading

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What are Siberian Elms doing in NM?

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 6:30 pm, the Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico will present a free talk by Ben Wright, entitled, “What are Siberian Elms Doing in New Mexico?” Ben Wright is … Continue reading

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Gardening for Caterpillars: The Whys and Hows

Taos NPSNM Chapter Meeting: Steve Cary will speak about “Gardening for Caterpillars: The Whys and Hows” on Wednesday April 20 at 7 pm in the board room of the Kit Carson Electric Cooperative at 118 Cruz Alta Road.   Steve … Continue reading

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Pollinator Powwow

Anyone interested in pollinators and ecological conservation are invited to the Texas Pollinator Pow Wow on April 22-24, 2016 at the Museum of Texas Tech, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. Sunday the 24th will be a field trip to Tahoka … Continue reading

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Aster Family Workshop

AUGUST 26-28, 2016; SEVILLETA FIELD STATION with TIM LOWREY The Aster Family (Asteraceae) is the most species rich plant family in New Mexico and comprises 22% of the state flora. Native plants with composite inflorescence are keystone elements in every … Continue reading

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Why Grow Natives?

On Wednesday, March 23 at 6:30 pm, the Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico will present a free talk by Bob Pennington, owner of Agua Fria Nursery, entitled: “Why Grow Natives?” Bob and and his … Continue reading

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Gila Chapter to sponsor Feb 27 field trips

Saturday, February 27 Field Trips: In conjunction with the Sixth Natural History of the Gila Symposium, the Gila Chapter will sponsor a field trip “Trees of the Gila region on WNMU Campus”, from 8:00 am to noon, led by Richard Felger. Participants … Continue reading

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Bosque Restoration Lecture

On Wednesday March 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 focused on ecosystem restoration concepts and techniques for the bosque (cottonwood riparian woodland) as … Continue reading

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