• Oso Grande Pollinator Habitat Takes Shape in Albuquerque

    Oso Grande Pollinator Habitat Takes Shape in Albuquerque! With a grant from PNM Resources Foundation, essential support from the city of Albuquerque, and the enthusiastic partnership of a neighborhood association, the Native Plant Society of New Mexico’s Albuquerque Chapter is restoring an area of degraded open space to create the Oso Grande Pollinator Habitat! A […]

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  • New Mexico Native Plant Day

    Native Plant Day Saturday, August 16th – Celebrate New Mexico Native Plant Day!  A Proclamation has been issued from the Governor’s office naming August 16, 2014 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 of New […]

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  • Santa Fe National Forest Invites Public Participation in the Forest Plan Revision Process

    SANTA FE, NM; April 4, 2014—Santa Fe National Forest is beginning a four-year process to revise its Forest Plan, the guiding document that serves as a “vision” for land management activities.  Once approved, the Forest Plan will guide activities for the next 10-15 years. You are invited to provide input and participate in the Forest […]

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  • Grass Identification Workshop

    Kelly Allred, our state grass expert, is coming back to New Mexico and has agreed to teach a 3-day grass identification workshop at the Sevilleta Field Station on September 4-6. Kelly is a great teacher and will make learning grass morphology and identification interesting and a lot of fun. Class size is limited, so register […]

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  • 5th Natural History of the Gila Symposium

    February 27 – 28, 2014 Western New Mexico University Silver City, NM Field Trips Saturday March 1st www.gilasymposium.org

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  • American Penstemon Society Seeks to Fund Projects

    The American Penstemon Society is seeking to fund small projects that focus on scientific or horticultural aspects of Penstemon, especially those that promote conservation or public appreciation. Grants of up to $1000 are available. The deadline for application is March 31, 2014, with funds distributed in May. Details are provided on the attached flier.  Penstemon […]

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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 and finds plant romance happening by the light of the full moon.

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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 field. For all of us, his passing on June 23 was a sobering tragedy. As […]

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