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2014 Annual Meeting: Save the Date

The 2014 Annual Meeting will be held July 31 – August 2 in El Paso TX.  Details will follow.

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2014 Board Meeting

The 2014 Board Meeting will be held February 8 & 9 at Sevilleta.  Board meetings are open to all members–if you would like more information please contact Deb Farson @ nativeplantsnm@gmail.com.

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Desert Blooms and Marathon Moths – Plants are Cool, Too!

Giant hawk moths fly for miles each night in search of flower nectar — and are thus critically important as pollinators of desert wildflowers. Dr. Chris Martine joins Krissa Skogen (Chicago Botanic Garden) in New Mexico’s White Sands National Monument … Continue reading

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Robert DeWitt Ivey: 1923–2013

Of those who cherish the plants native to the Land of Enchantment, there are few unaffected by the small and simple word IVEY. Thousands have paged through his Flowering Plants of New Mexico while puzzling over a plant in the … Continue reading

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NM Native Plant Day August 17th

A Proclamation has been issued from the Governor’s office naming August 17, 2013 as Native Plant Day.  The Native Plant Society of New Mexico encourages you to celebrate Native Plant Day in New Mexico by appreciating the beauty and diversity … Continue reading

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Native Plant Day | August 17th, 2013

WHEREAS, THE GREAT STATE OF NEW MEXICO CONTAINS A GREATER NUMBER OF PLANT HABITATS THAN NEARLY ANY OTHER STATE IN THE COUNTRY, FROM CHIHUAHUAN DESERT TO ALPINE TUNDRA; AND WHEREAS, NEW MEXICO ALSO SUPPORTS A LARGER NUMBER OF NATIVE PLANT … Continue reading

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Venue Change for 2013 Annual Meeting

Due to space restraints at the MCM Elegante, the locations for the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico have been changed. See details below.  New Meeting Location:  The Thursday board meeting, registration, Friday and Saturday … Continue reading

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New Curator announced at NMSU Herbarium

The Department of Biology and College or Arts and Sciences (NMSU) are pleased to announce the recent hire of Dr. Patrick Alexander into a half-time postdoctoral position as curator of the Department’s Herbarium (NMC).   This two year position and University support … Continue reading

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Holy Ghost Ipomopsis update

Holy Ghost Ipomopsis (Ipomopsis sancti-spiritus) – a 2012 update (by Jim McGrath) On July 29, 2012 I joined state Division of Forestry botanist Daniela Roth, former state Division of Forestry botanist Bob Sivinski, UNM rare plant botanist Phil Tonne and … Continue reading

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NPSNM announces 2013 Workshops!

NPSNM will offer 2 workshops this summer, both to be held in northern New Mexico. SEDGE IDENTIFICATION, July 24-26, 2013. THE ART OF WILDFLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY, August 24-25, 2013. 2013 NPSNM Workshops (PDF) Registration will be done through PayPal from this page: … Continue reading

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