• 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 New Mexico ecosystem from the Chihuahuan Desert up to alpine tundra on mountain peaks, so […]

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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 wife,Jeni, were in the very first class of New Mexico Certified Nursery Professionals.  Bob teaches […]

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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 meet at the WNMU Fine Arts parking lot. Also available that day will be a […]

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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 part of the Middle Rio Grande Restoration Project presented by Ondrea Hummel, Ecologist for the […]

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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 for the US Forest Service Region 3, serving 11 National Forests and 4 National Grasslands […]

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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 and one free classroom copy of Jack Carter’s book, Trees and Shrubs of New Mexico. […]

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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 The Native Plant Society of New Mexico is a non-profit organization that strives to educate […]

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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 as our visionary founder, Aldo Leopold, made support of the National Wildlife Refuge system an […]

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  • California NPS Conservation Conference

    The big Conservation Conference is almost here! Workshops are selling out, hotels are filling up, and those who don’t register soon will be left at home while their friends are having a great time. Below are some updates and hints to make sure you don’t miss out. The CNPS 2015 Conference, Celebrating 50 Years of Progress and Promise, begins […]

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