Category Archives: What’s New

Riparian Restoration for Native Plants on the Rio Grande

“Riparian Restoration for Native Plants on the Rio Grande,”  presented by Valerie Williams of the Taos BLM office.  Her presentation will cover education on riparian ecosystems, including native and non-native vegetation issues, migratory birds, the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher. and a … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Meeting: NM Historic Community Forests

The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico presents a free talk by  Jennifer Dann, Urban and Community Forestry Program Manager for NM State Forestry, entitled,  “The Management Challenge of New Mexico’s Historic Community Forests.” The meeting and talk … Continue reading

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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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