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May 27, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Defender of Florida’s Environment

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: May 27, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center, 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Peggy McDonald is the author of “Marjorie…

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May 28, '16

7:30 am

LongleafPine

Field Trip to Tarkiln Bayou State Park

Near Pensacola

Meet 7:30 AM at parking lot in front of Big Lots in Warrington (400 N. Navy Blvd.) or go directly to park (located on west side of Bauer Road about 1.6 miles south of intersection with Hwy 98).  We…

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May 28, '16

9:30 am

Suncoast

Guided Native Plant Walk

Lettuce Lake Park, 6920 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL

Everyone is invited to come discover the beauty of native plants on a guided walk with a representative of the Suncoast Native Plant Society. One hour (plus) walks will start in the native plant garden…

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Jun 01, '16

12:00 am

Passionflower

Welcome Passionflower Chapter

This is just a calendar test - but welcome the newest FNPS chapter anyway!

Passionflower!

South Lake County including Clermont, Ferndale, Groveland, Mascotte, Minneola and Montverde

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Jun 01, '16

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Monthly Program: Shade Gardening

Moccasin Lake Nature Park 2750 Park Trail Ln., Clearwater

Craig Huegel, author of Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes, will discuss the many variables and complexities of shade gardening in Florida. He will explore options for canopy, shrubs, and the…

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Jun 02, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: Travel to Cuba with Sweetbay FNPS Chapter Members

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Sweetbay FNPS Chapter Members will recount their recent trip to Cuba.  See one-of-a-kind photos of Cuba’s rich culture and natural diversity.  

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Jun 04, '16

9:00 am

Coontie

Walk with Jack Lange in the Fakahatchee

Fakahatchee Strand State Park, 137 Coast Line Dr, copeland, FL 34137

Jack Lange is one of our most experienced South Florida botanists of native species, spending significant time in the wild studying and observing and for his work as an environmental consultant.  This…

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Jun 05, '16

12:00 am

Pinellas

Field Trip: Emerson Point Preserve, Palmetto

5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221

Emerson Point Preserve is a 365-acre preserve located at the tip of Snead Island in western Palmetto. At Emerson Point, visitors can take in the beauty of Florida’s wildlife and native plant communities…

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Jun 05, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Gholson Workday

Gholson Nature Park on Park Street, Chattahoochee

9am-noon We will meet at the shelter in Gholson Nature Park, on Park Street, Chattahoochee. Snacks will be provided!  Please bring weeding tool, gloves, bug spray, and gear that will protect you…

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Jun 06, '16

6:30 pm

Hernando

Native Trees of Hernando County

Chinsegut Hill Retreat, Brooksville

County foresters provide technical assistance to private forest landowners on implementing sustainable forestry principles. Nicole Howard, Hernando County Forester, will help us discover which…

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Jun 08, '16

7:00 pm

Coontie

Roger Hammer on Wildflowers & Annual Pot Luck

Secret Woods, 2701 W. State Rd. 84, Dania Beach, FL 33312

Roger Hammer is the featured speaker at this year’s annaul Pot Luck event! Bring food to share, and enjoy the always delightful Roger Hammer. He will speak on the wildflowers of Central Florida, many…

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Jun 09, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Bees: If We Go, We’re Taking You With Us! Guest Speaker: Lisa Broward, Master Beekeeper & Master Naturalist, is the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Master Beekeeper.…

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Jun 10, '16

10:00 am

Beautyberry

Field Trip -- child & handicapped friendly

Lake Louisa State Park

It’s been a few years since our chapter visited Lake Louisa, so we’re looking forward to another opportunity to see its native plants and to hear from the Park’s knowledgeable staff. It will be warm &…

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Jun 11, '16

8:30 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

2016 marks the 6th anniversary of Ixia’s adoption of Native Park. Please join us for TLC Saturday at Native Park on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30-11:30 (you are welcome to come for all or…

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Jun 11, '16

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Ace Pond Tour and Plant Sale

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

This is the Annual Pond Tour Sponsored By Ace Hardware on Merritt Island. Sea Rocket will be selling Native Plants and Pond plants  at this event.

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Jun 12, '16

11:00 am

Conradina

Board Meeting and Potluck Lunch at Erna Nixon Park

Erna Nixon Park, 1200 Evans Road, Melbourne, FL

11:00 a.m. to Noon:  Chapter Board Meeting. Join us for our last meeting before we enjoy our Potluck Lunch.  Come learn what we talk about and items we cover.  We will be looking…

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Jun 13, '16

6:00 pm

Sumter

Sumter County Butterflies

2427 CR 522 Sumterville

Ann Carraway,Sumter County FNPS member Will show a power point presentation on Sumter County Butterflies Join us for our monthly meeting, refreshments and raffle items. For more information call 352-568-8277

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Jun 13, '16

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

June Meeting - post conference thank you party

Piggotte Center, South Daytona

The June Pawpaw Chapter meeting will be a thank you party for all of the chapter members who helped with planning and volunteering at the 2016 FNPS conference. Piggotte Center, South Daytona      …

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Jun 14, '16

8:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

Corner of U.S. Hwy 84 and Wolf Creek Rd., Grady Co., GA

Join an enthusiastic volunteer crew in caring for Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, where there are tens of millions of trout lilies and thousands of trillium.  Members of our chapter facilitated its…

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Jun 14, '16

6:30 pm

Sparkleberry

Chapter Meeting - Hatch Park Community Center, 403 SE Craven St., Branford, FL  32008 

‘Backyard Birds and the Plants That Love Them” will be the topic for this meeting being presented by Sam Cole, Park Biologist at Ichetucknee Springs State Park.  Sam has been at the Park for over…

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Jun 15, '16

7:00 pm

Suncoast

Chapter Meeting: Invasive Plants

Hillsborough County Extension Office 5339 County Road 579, Seffner, FL 33583

Cynthia Grizzle representing the Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas will be giving a talk on Alien invaders are all around us! Come join Cynthia Grizzle of the Suncoast Cooperative Invasive…

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Jun 17, '16

9:30 am

NatureCoast

Paddle With the Manatees on the Homossasa River

Riversports Kayak

Paddle With the Manatees on the Homossasa River Riversports Kayak 5297 S. Cherokee Way   352-621-4972 Friday, June 17th 9:30 AM This will be a fun adventure to watch the manatees and catch some…

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Jun 18, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

Members Only Field Trip

Down to Earth Farm

Brian (Lapinski) held us spellbound this past winter as he described the importance of soil in farming, especially organic farming.  He and his family have been at it for eight years and are now…

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Jun 18, '16

9:00 am

Suncoast

June field trip to Lake Dan Preserve

19116 Huckavalle Rd. Odessa

This 1100-acre preserve contains a 17-acre lake, dry pine and oak woods, freshwater marshes, seasonally wet pine flatwoods, and cypress swamps and new boardwalk over the marshes. The Lake Dan and Lake…

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Jun 21, '16

6:30 pm

Heartland

Chapter Meeting

Circle B Bar Reserve

Please join us for our Chapter meeting.  Special presentation on native seeding and sodding.  More info to come.  

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Jun 22, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket’s Monthly Meeting. Enchanted Forest Sanctuary at 6:30pm. Sea   Rocket is excited to present Laurilee Thompson co-owner of Dixie Crossroads, founder of the SpaceCoast Birding and Wildlife…

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Jun 23, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting - online- May be cancelled

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Jun 24, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Landscape Design

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: June 24, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center, 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Amanda Martin, Horticulturist, Landscape…

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Jun 25, '16

7:30 am

LongleafPine

Native Medicinal Plant Field Trip

Main Campus of UWF

Meet 7:30 AM in parking lot (north end) of Target at 1749 E. Nine Mile Road, Pensacola, or go to Parking Lot U (or Parking Lot W) near Building 58 on the historic main campus of the University of West…

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Jun 25, '16

9:30 am

Suncoast

Guided Native Plant Walk

Lettuce Lake Park, 6920 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL

Everyone is invited to come discover the beauty of native plants on a guided walk with a representative of the Suncoast Native Plant Society. One hour (plus) walks will start in the native plant garden…

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Jun 28, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Jul 06, '16

12:00 am

Pinellas

Pinellas County's Lost Preserve

Moccasin Lake Nature Park 2750 Park Trail Ln., Clearwater

Dr. Randy Runnels will give a presentation about a piece of seldom-visited state land located in Pinellas County.

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Jul 09, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

2016 marks the 6th anniversary of Ixia’s adoption of Native Park. Please join us for TLC Saturday at Native Park on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30-11:30 (you are welcome to come for all or…

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Jul 11, '16

6:30 pm

Hernando

Garden Party! Celebrating Native Plants at Home

Chinsegut Hill, Brooksville

Hernando Chapter Members will share their success and challenges in native plant landscaping. Join us for the slideshow and picnic supper. Wear your favorite garden hat and print some photos of your native…

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Jul 22, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Sabal Palms

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: July 22, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center, 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Lisa Dougherty from Boggy Creek Trees Boggy…

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Jul 27, '16

12:00 am

SeaRocket

NO MONTHLY MEETING

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket is on break for July and no General Meeting is Planned.

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Jul 28, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting - online

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Aug 02, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Aug 13, '16

9:00 am

Coontie

Go Native Plant Sale

Secret Woods, 2701 W. State Rd. 84, Dania Beach, FL 33312

Broward Chapter, Friends of Secret Woods, and Broward & Palm Beach nurseries sell native plants. 9 am - 1 pm

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Aug 13, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

2016 marks the 6th anniversary of Ixia’s adoption of Native Park. Please join us for TLC Saturday at Native Park on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30-11:30 (you are welcome to come for all or…

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Aug 13, '16

9:30 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters meetings

FFA Leadership Training Center

AUGUST MEETING Saturday, August 13, 2016 Location - Confirmed - Florida FFA Leadership Training Center (Future Farmers of America) 5000 Firetower Road, Haines City, FL 33844. Overnight and meals reservations…

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Aug 17, '16

7:00 pm

Suncoast

Chapter Meeting: TBD

Hillsborough County Extension Office 5339 County Road 579, Seffner, FL 33583

Monthly Chapter Meeting: Topic TBD
Our meetings include light refreshments and a native plant auction following the speaker. Please join us. 

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Aug 24, '16

12:00 am

SeaRocket

NO MONTHLY MEETING

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket is on break in August. No Meeting is scheduled. 

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Aug 26, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Panel Discussion

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 At a previous meeting we asked out members…

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Sep 08, '16

6:30 am

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Please check back for program information.

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Sep 10, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

2016 marks the 6th anniversary of Ixia’s adoption of Native Park. Please join us for TLC Saturday at Native Park on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30-11:30 (you are welcome to come for all or…

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Sep 12, '16

6:00 pm

Sumter

Invasive Plant ID & control

2427 CR 522 Sumterville

Robert Lindemuth from the Florida Forest Service   Invasive Plant ID & Control for local area. Join us for our monthly meeting, refreshments and raffle items. For more information call 325-568-8277

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Sep 12, '16

6:00 pm

Conradina

Conradina Chapter General Meeting and Election of Officers

Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL

Presentation to be determined.  
5:30 p.m. refreshments, 6:00 p.m. meeting.

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Sep 13, '16

8:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

Corner of U.S. Hwy 84 and Wolf Creek Rd., Grady Co., GA

Join an enthusiastic volunteer crew in caring for Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, where there are tens of millions of trout lilies and thousands of trillium.  Members of our chapter facilitated its…

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Sep 13, '16

6:30 pm

Sparkleberry

Chapter Meeting - Hatch Park Community Center, 403 SE Craven St., Branford, FL  32008 

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Sep 21, '16

7:00 pm

Suncoast

Chapter Meeting: Florida Scrub Jays: Nowhere Else in the World

Hillsborough County Extension Office 5339 County Road 579, Seffner, FL 33583

How is Florida’s only endemic bird species faring across the state? Find out where they are thriving and why and how you can get involved in monitoring and protecting Florida Scrub-Jays and helping…

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Sep 22, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting - Budget

GoToMeeting - online

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Sep 23, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Regular Monthly Meeting

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: September 23, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center, 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Get Google directions to Big Cypress…

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Sep 24, '16

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Public Lands Day and Plant Sale

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

The Enchanted Forest is hosting a Public Lands Day where many volunteers come together to improve the look and feel of our public lands. Everyone is invited to lend a hand. Sea Rocket will be on hand…

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Sep 27, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Sep 28, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket will be having a Monthly Meeting with TBD to present. As always, a feature of the Monthly Meeting, is the Plant swap. Bring in a native plant, and swap it with  another. It’s a great way…

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Oct 04, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Oct 08, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

2016 marks the 6th anniversary of Ixia’s adoption of Native Park. Please join us for TLC Saturday at Native Park on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30-11:30 (you are welcome to come for all or…

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Oct 08, '16

10:00 am

Suncoast

Fall Native Plant Sale

USF Botanical Gardens

The Fall Plant Sale, Ocotber 8 & 9 (Sat 10-4, Sun 10-3), at the USF Botanical Gardens,  promises to have lots of beautiful natives for your all landscaping needs. We will have trees, shrubs and…

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Oct 09, '16

10:00 am

Suncoast

Fall Native Plant Sale

USF Botanical Gardens

The Fall Plant Sale, October 8 & 9, (Sat 10-4, Sun 10-3) at the USF Botanical Gardens,  promises to have lots of beautiful natives for your all landscaping needs. We will have trees, shrubs and…

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Oct 11, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

Corner of U.S. Hwy 84 and Wolf Creek Rd., Grady Co., GA

Join an enthusiastic volunteer crew in caring for Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, where there are tens of millions of trout lilies and thousands of trillium.  Members of our chapter facilitated its…

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Oct 13, '16

12:00 am

Suncoast

Florida Birding and Nature Festival

Hillsborough Community College Southshore Campus

Suncoast is partnering with Audubon , comibining birding and native plant speakers and fieldtrips for this exciting event during Florida Native Plant Month. October 13- 16. SAVE THE DATE!

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Oct 13, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Please check back for program information.

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Oct 15, '16

8:00 am

SweetBay

Explore the Outdoors Festival

Defuniak Springs

More details to follow

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Oct 25, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Oct 26, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket will be meeting with TBD Presenting As always, a feature of the Monthly Meeting, is the Plant swap. Bring in a native plant, and swap it with  another. It’s a great way to diversify your…

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Oct 27, '16

7:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting -Online

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Oct 28, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Craig Huegel - Florida Wildflowers

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: Octorber 28, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Craig Huegel is an environmental consultant…

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Nov 05, '16

10:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters meeting

Cedar Point Environmental Park

Where:  2300 Placida Road, Englewood, FL With 115 acres, Cedar Point is one of Charlotte County’s unique parks with pine flatwoods, salt marsh, mangrove fringe and hammock areas. Situated on Lemon…

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Nov 08, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

Corner of U.S. Hwy 84 and Wolf Creek Rd., Grady Co., GA

Join an enthusiastic volunteer crew in caring for Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, where there are tens of millions of trout lilies and thousands of trillium.  Members of our chapter facilitated its…

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Nov 10, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Please check back for program information.

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Nov 12, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

2016 marks the 6th anniversary of Ixia’s adoption of Native Park. Please join us for TLC Saturday at Native Park on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30-11:30 (you are welcome to come for all or…

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Nov 12, '16

9:30 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapter Meeting

Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve

Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve “GTM Research Reserve” All Day Meeting 9:30 am to 5:00 PM 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL (904) 823-4500 Details will be available…

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Nov 22, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Nov 23, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Monthly meeting with TBD Presenting As always, a feature of the Monthly Meeting, is the Plant swap. Bring in a native plant, and swap it with  another. It’s a great way to diversify your native landscape.

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Nov 25, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Regular Monthly Meeting

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: November 25, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Get Google directions to Big Cypress Recreation…

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Dec 06, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Dec 13, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

Corner of U.S. Hwy 84 and Wolf Creek Rd., Grady Co., GA

Join an enthusiastic volunteer crew in caring for Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, where there are tens of millions of trout lilies and thousands of trillium.  Members of our chapter facilitated its…

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Dec 21, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket will be meeting with TBD to present As always, a feature of the Monthly Meeting, is the Plant swap. Bring in a native plant, and swap it with  another. It’s a great way to diversify your…

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Dec 23, '16

12:00 pm

TheVillages

No Meeting

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