Original conference artwork by Linda Duever


CEU Credits for the Annual Conference!

Posted April 21, 2017
Added by J Rynear

FNPS just received approval to offer numerous Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) for many of the presentations at our Annual Conference!  Check the Schedule or refer to the list below: The Following CEUs will be offered at the Annual Conference: Plant ID Workshop:  Certified Arborist: 1.5,…

Read Full Story >>

Conference Registration Closes on May 10th

Posted March 21, 2017
Added by Juliet Rynear

Hurry - discounted online registration closes on May 10th.  All registration is closed between between May 11-16, 2017. Onsite registration will open May 17, 2017 at 4:30pm and will increase by $35 per day. Want free registration while contributing to a good cause?  Volunteer to help…

Read Full Story >>

The Latest From The Blog

Posted April 05, 2017
Added by Donna Bollenbach
Wednesday's Wildflower: Scrub Lupine

Lupinus westianus var. aridorum / Lupinus aridorium

Submitted by Tom Palmer, Hernando Chapter

This pink-flowered endemic wildflower blooms in spring in a decreasing number of locations on the Winter Haven and Mt. Dora ridges in Polk and  Orange counties.  It is a federally listed endangered species, and unlike many scrub species, it is  unknown within the Lake Wales Ridge. 

Why Sponsor the FNPS Conference?

Posted March 11, 2017
Added by Donna Bollenbach
It is almost time for the 37th annual FNPS conference! You may have been asked to be a sponsor of the conference, but why? What are the benefits for the sponsor?
Submitted by Andy Taylor, FNPS Development Director

Fox 13 Features Consumer Alert For Native Milkweed

Posted March 21, 2017

Fox 13 in Tthe Tampa Bay area recently featured a Consumer Alert informing people to make sure they buy the correct, native milkweed to help support monarchs.  FNPS members Scott Davis, Louie Castillo and Bruce Turley of Wilcox Nursery are interviewed. Want to learn more about monarchs and native…

Read Full Story >>

Florida Wildlife Federation Chooses FNPS as Conservation Organization of the Year!

Posted February 21, 2017
Added by Shirley Denton for Catherine Bowman

The Federation chose FNPS because of the conservation work conducted by the organization year after year.  

Award Announcement

If you would like to attend the award banquet, tickets can be purchased from the Florida Wildlife Federation.  Banquet information and accommodations information can be found in their newsletter at http://www.fwfonline.org/Newsletters/2016/FFWN_30_2.pdf.  Check out the native plant and bee articles in the same newsletter!

FNPS thanks the Florida Wildlife Federation for  giving us this prestigeous honor!

Jim Bierly

Posted April 06, 2017

FNPS members mourn the death of Jim Bierly on April 6. Jim Bierly started the Citrus Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society in 2001 and served as the chapter’s representative to the FNPS board for many years.  Gail Taylor Citrus Chapter President will share details of the memorial service. …

Read Full Story >>