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 presentations will be at State Bar of New Mexico Center, 5121 Masthead St NE, in the Albuquerque Journal Center, Albuquerque, NM 87109. The Center is located on Masthead, east off Jefferson St between Paseo del Norte and Ellison St.  The Friday evening reception remains at Plants of the Southwest.

New Time and Place for Early Registration: Early registration will now be at the State Bar Center from 3pm-5pm.

New Banquet Location: Nativo Lodge, 6000 Pan American NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

New Location for Accommodations:  Rooms have been set aside at Nativo Lodge, 6000 Pan American NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, 505-798-4300. Rate for attendees is $65.00 per night, plus tax. Call the hotel directly before July 10 to make your reservation. After July 10 rooms and rate will only be on space and rate available basis. Be sure to mention you are with the Native Plant Society of New Mexico. The hotel is about a mile from the Bar Center.

Other nearby accommodations:

Baymont Inn and Suites-5101 Ellison NE, 505-344-1555

La Quinta Inn Albuquerque NW-5241 San Antonio Drive NE, 505-821-9000

Clarion Hotel-7620 Pan American Freeway NE, 505-823-1300

Quality Suites-5251 San Antonio Drive NE, 505-797-0850

Call these hotels directly to make a reservation. No special rates have been negotiated. 

All speakers, workshops and field trips remain the same, but those scheduled at the Elegante will now be at the State Bar Center. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but the space originally allotted to us was drastically reduced.

Silent Auction: Be sure to bring items for the Silent Auction. Contact Beth Herschman at, for more information.