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2017 Annual Conference Speakers

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Posted December 01, 2016

Connections:  Above and Below.      What an all-encompassing theme! It implies links, associations, bonds, assemblies, and networks. But it also refers to the way things relate and interact. Our speakers are leading authorities on the connections between plants, landscapes, wildlife…

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Leverage Your Gift Money

Posted December 06, 2016

If you shop with Amazon, please use Amazon Smile.  If you click on the image here, you will go to Amazon via "Smile" and then you can save it as a bookmark for future use.

Please don't let this replace your direct donation to FNPS.  Amazon donates half a percent of your purchase value.  For FNPS to get $1, you would have to spend $200.  

Latest from the Blog: Wednesday's Wildflower

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Posted December 07, 2016
 
Wednesday's Wildflower Sneak Peek: Grass-of-Parnassus: Roger Hammer submitted a beautiful image and blog for Wednesday's Wildflower. Since it blooms from October through early December, I thought it would be great as a "teaser" for what's to come. I am looking forward to YOUR submissions. To read the blog visit: http://fnpsblog.blogspot.com.
 
-- Donna Bollenbach, FNPS Social Media 
 
We will no longer posting the latest blog article on the FNPS home page.  We are hoping to give you the real blog experience by sending you to the blog site itself.  It also means that our home page will load faster.

Update on Amendment 1 Lawsuit

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Posted December 08, 2016

On December 5, 2016, the Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) and its allies were in court as to our lawsuit against the Florida Legislature for violating Amendment 1, the Water and Land Legacy Amendment passed in 2014 to increase conservation funding. Also in court were Plaintiffs for a similar case,…

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Sponsor Opportunity: Landscape Brochures!

Posted December 01, 2016

FNPS is excited to announce we are ALMOST done with the comprehensive Regional Florida Native Landscape Brochures. This has been a long term, multi-year project of the Council of Chapters with thousands of hours put in by FNPS members.  Now, we need YOU!  We need help to fund the first printing…

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Landscape Committee

Posted November 11, 2016

An important way that FNPS works to protect our natural environment is through the promotion of good landscaping practices.  We emphasize the use of natives to maintain habitats for native birds, insects, and other wildlife.  We also encourage planting the “right plant” in the “right place.”…

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FNPS Landscape Awards

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Posted November 09, 2016

Help Showcase the Beauty and Benefits of Florida’s Native Plants:  apply for a 2017 FNPS Landscape Award.   Categories: • Residential Single Family • Residential Multi-Family (including subdivisions) • Commercial (retail, office) • Industrial • Transportation (streetscapes, roadways,…

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FNPS Mourns the Death of Founding Member Bill Partington, Jr.

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Posted October 18, 2016

In Memoriam William “Bill” Moore PARTINGTON Jr. February 3, 1928 - October 14, 2016 Bill Partington was a founding member of the Florida Native Plant Society (Tarflower Chapter) and a champion for Florida’s natural environment. He was Director of FNPS from 1979-1985. During that time, membership grew…

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FNPS 2017 Research and Conservation Awards

Posted October 11, 2016

The Florida Native Plant Society maintains an Endowment Research Grant program for the purpose of funding research on native plants. These are small grants ($1500 or less), awarded for a 1-year period, and intended to support research that forwards the mission of the Florida Native Plant Society…

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