Category Archives: What’s New

Santa Fe Chapter Meeting 2/18: “Our Vulnerable Flora, Foundations for it’s Future”

The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico presents a free talk on THURSDAY, February 18, at 6:30 pmby Dr. Kathryn Kennedy, entitled “Our Vulnerable Flora, Foundations for it’s Future.”  Dr. Kennedy is currently the Regional Botanist … Continue reading

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New Science Teacher Award

The Native Plant Society will make an annual award to 6-12 grade teachers who incorporate teaching about plants/plant science/native plants in effective and inspiring ways. A one-time award of $500 will be granted to the teacher, along with one free teacher copy … Continue reading

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NPSNM Announces 2016 Grant/Donation Program

NPSNM is currently taking applications for grants and donations to be awarded in 2016. 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 … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Wildlife Federation Volunteer Opportunities

Last year the Albuquerque Wildlife Federation turned 100 years old!  On July 19 we celebrated this amazing milestone at the new Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in the ABQ’s South Valley.  It was the perfect spot for the celebration … Continue reading

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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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