Category Archives: What’s New

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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6th Natural History of the Gila Symposium

Symposium will take place February 25-26, 2016 at Western New Mexico University in Silver City. For more information go to http://gilasymposium.org/.

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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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