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Feb 08, '16

6:00 pm

Conradina

Managing Sea Level Rise in Florida

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

Dr. Parkinson will begin the presentation by describing the effects of sea level rise along the coast of Florida under conditions of rising temperature. Next, Dr. Parkinson will discuss how best to manage…

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Feb 08, '16

6:00 pm

Sumter

Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition Glades 2 Gulf

Sumterville Community Building

A member of the Flordia Wildlife Corridor Organization will be our speaker at our February meeting
Join us for our monthly meeting, refreshments and raffle items.
For more, please call 352-568-8277.

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Feb 08, '16

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

Feb. meeting program - Eradicating Brazialian Pepper

Piggotte Comm. Center, South Daytona

February’s speaker is Becki O’Keefe, Volunteer Coordinator for Volusia County Environmental Management. She will talk about the eradication of Brazilian Peppers. The Pawpaw Chapter meets the Second…

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Feb 09, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

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

Check on the progress of the trout lily and trillium plants’ emergence and help prepare and maintain the trails and signage for the annual bloom.  Afterwards, if you wish, you can stay for (bring-your-own)…

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Feb 09, '16

6:30 pm

Coontie

Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida

3900 SW 100th Ave, Davie, FL

Roger Hammer speakers on “Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida” hosted by our friends at the Broward County Butterfly Chapter, Tree Tops Park, Oak Ridge Hall.

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Feb 09, '16

6:30 pm

Sparkleberry

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

“Yard Weeds & Other Fun Natives”, by Lauren McFarland Come join us for a fun program showcasing an interesting assortment of plants many folks like to call “weeds” that we native plant enthusiasts…

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Feb 09, '16

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Program

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood, FL

“Preserving Native Plants Through Photography and Conservation,” by Jim Knoy

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Feb 09, '16

7:00 pm

PaynesPrairie

February Chapter Meeting, 7pm

Unitarian Universalist Church at 4225 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32605

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Feb 09, '16

7:00 pm

NatureCoast

Florida’s Native Milkweeds in the Wild and in your Garden

Land O' Lakes Community Center

The state of Florida has 21 Native Species of Milkweeds, many of which are suited for the yard and garden environment. We will explore the milkweeds in Florida in their natural states and the species…

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Feb 10, '16

7:00 pm

Coontie

Broward - 100 Years of Change

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

Diana Guidry will present: Broward’s natural landscape has changed over the past 100 years.  What are the challenges for the next 100 and why is it important to know the flow? Diana Guidry has…

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Feb 11, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Please join us to hear Jessica Spencer, Co-Chair of the First Coast Invasive Working Group, speak on several priority invasive species in our area and actions members can take to reduce their negative…

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Feb 12, '16

12:00 am

Coccoloba

WET PLAN Neighborhood Ponds Management Class

Lee County Hyacinth Control Dist, 15191 Homestead Rd, Lehigh Acres, FL 33971

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Feb 13, '16

8:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip Led by Kevin Robertson

Tall Timbers Research Station, 13093 Henry Beadel Drive Tallahassee, FL

At 8:30am, we will caravan (in as few cars as possible) up to Pebble Hill Plantation which we will access via Springwood Plantation.  We will enter the Springwood gate at the intersection of highway…

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Feb 13, '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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Feb 13, '16

9:00 am

Coontie

Exploring Yamato Scrub with Jimmy Lange

601 Clint Moore Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33487

One of the most diverse local scrub communities, Yamato Scrub is a great place to see some of the less often seen native plants with a man who is more likely to spot them, Jimmy Lange. Jimmy is a very…

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Feb 13, '16

9:30 am

FNPS

2016 FNPS Retreat - Moved to March 11-13

See March 11-13 Below

PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION AND DATE FOR THE 2015 ANNUAL RETREAT CHANGED TO MARCH 11-13  Please see the calendar below for March 11-13

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Feb 13, '16

10:00 am

Conradina

Merrit Island Pioneer Day

Many members of the Conradina Chapter will be attending this annual celebration of the history of Merrit Island.  Click here for more information

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Feb 13, '16

3:00 pm

Pinellas

Field Trip: Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S., St. Petersburg

Guided Nature Walk in this peaceful oasis located on the shores of Lake Maggiore in St Petersburg. Enjoy the trails and boardwalks that wind thru many unique ecosystems, home to over 60 species of amphibians…

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Feb 14, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Native Plant Sale

Koreshan State Historic Site, 3800 Corkscrew Rd., Estero, FL 33928

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Feb 14, '16

9:00 am

Conradina

Cruickshank Sanctuary Field Trip

This outing has been cancelled.

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Feb 15, '16

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - February General Meeting

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Florida’s Last Old Trees Pine savannas consisting of scattered longleaf and South Florida slash pines that were hundreds of years old, once covered Florida. Dr. Jean Huffman who has studied these old…

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Feb 16, '16

10:00 am

NatureCoast

February Field Trip

Cypress Creek Preserve, Meet in parking lot of Freedom High School

This preserve is a 2500 acre site between I275 and 175 with it’s northern boundary just south of  Pasco County line where the two Interstates split. This preserve is composed of 5 separate parcels…

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Feb 16, '16

7:00 pm

Coccoloba

Mike Barry -- Climate Reality in Southwest Florida

Wa-Ke Hatchee Rec Center, 16760 Bass Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33908

http://naplesherald.com/2015/07/19/local-environmentalist-says-sea-level-on-the-rise-in-southwest-florida/ Our meetings are moving to the THIRD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH and also to Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreational…

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Feb 17, '16

12:00 am

Suncoast

Chapter Meeting: Janet Dougherty, EPC

Hillsborough County Extension 5339 County Road 579 Seffner 33583

When appointed the third executive director of the Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Agency (EPC) in May of 2015, Janet Dougherty stated that her number one mandate is to protect…

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Feb 18, '16

9:00 am

SweetBay

2016 Annual Panhandle Wildflower Alliance Meeting

Washington County Extension Office, Chipley

“Do you want more roadside wildflowers?” If so, we invite you to attend a free meeting, open  to all who are interested in the conservation of our roadside wildflowers in the Florida Panhandle…

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Feb 18, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

2016 Annual Panhandle Wildflower Alliance Meeting

Washington County Extension Office, 1424 W. Jackson Avenue #A, Chipley, FL

“Do you want more roadside wildflowers?” If so, we invite you to attend a free meeting, open to all who are interested in the conservation of our roadside wildflowers in the Florida Panhandle area.…

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Feb 18, '16

1:00 pm

Coccoloba

DIRTy Science with Professor Hanlon and Friends

Bonita Springs City Hall, 9101 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs, FL 34135

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Feb 18, '16

6:30 pm

PineLily

Butterflies of Florida and their native plants with Buck and Linda Cooper

First United Methodist Church, Kissimmee

Buck and Linda Cooper will present Butterflies of Florida and their native plants
First United Methodist Church
101 W. Dakin Av,
Administration Building 2nd Floor
Kissimmee FL 34741

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Feb 18, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting Online

FNPS Board members Meeting. See the Forum for GoToMeeting Information.

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Feb 20, '16

12:00 am

Suncoast

Fieldtrip

TBD

Check back for details. 

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Feb 20, '16

9:00 am

Conradina

16th Annual Orlando Wetlands Festival 9AM - 3PM

Orlando Wetlands Park, Christmas FL

Members of the Conradina Chapter will be attending/volunteering at the 16th Annual Orlando Wetlands Festival.  This is a free festival and last year approximately 3500 people attended.

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Feb 20, '16

9:00 am

Tarflower

Orlando Wetlands Festival

Fort Christmas Historical Park

Orlando Wetlands Festival Saturday, February 20, 9 a.m. — 3 p.m. at Fort Christmas Historical Park, Christmas (MAP) The City of Orlando, Orange Audubon Society, Orange County Parks & Recreation…

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Feb 20, '16

9:00 am

Pawpaw

Pancake breakfast & Wild Persimmon Trail walk

DeLeon Springs State Park

Title: DeLeon Springs State Park for Pancake breakfast & Wild Persimmon Trail walk    Description:  Enjoy a cook-you-own pancake breakfast at Old Spanish Sugar Mill Restaurant, followed…

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Feb 20, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

Members Only Field Trip

Dutton Island Preserve, 793 Dutton Island Rd. West, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

Trip Leader:  Jessica Spencer with Jake Ingram “in tow”. This is a Members Only field trip due to the nature of the planned visit and the size of the trails. Dutton Island Preserve is Atlantic Beach’s…

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Feb 20, '16

9:30 am

Magnolia

Seek, Learn About & Destroy Invasive Plants in a COT Park

Timberlane Ravine Park, 3450 Timberlane School Road, Tallahassee, FL

Sat., Feb. 20th, 2016: 9:30-12:30: Seek, Learn About & Destroy Invasive Plants!  Timberlane Ravine Park, 3450 Timberlane School Road, Tallahassee, FL  You will take ~1.0 mile hike while…

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Feb 20, '16

9:30 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - February Field Trip

Big Pine Tract at Chinsegut, Hernando County

With Chinsegut Conservation Center Director Gina Philhower, we’ll walk through one of the largest stands of giant old-growth longleaf pines in Florida. She will and point out flora and fauna unique…

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Feb 23, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardes

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Feb 24, '16

10:00 am

Citrus

Chinsegut Nature Center ( Field Trip )

chinsegut nature and interpretive walk. We will carpool down to the Chinsegut Nature Center to walk some of their trails and get an interpretive walk led by their park biologist. This will be an easy…

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Feb 24, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Anne Cox, president of FNPS, will be speaking at the meeting to tell us the directions FNPS is traveling and how FNPS works to raise awareness of the importance of native plants in the Florida landscapes.…

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Feb 25, '16

10:00 am

SweetBay

Importance of Dune Lakes Area Ecology

Grayton Beach

Tri-County Horticulture Studies Program: “Importance of Dune Lakes Area Ecology.” Speaker: Laura Tiu, Sea Grant/Marine Science Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Venue: Grayton…

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Feb 26, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Celebrating the Wild Side of Florida

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Celebrating the Wild Side of Florida: Portals into Nature, Culture, and Sense of Place by Bill Belleville Environmental writer, documentary filmmaker and lecturer Location:Big Cypress Recreation Center…

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Feb 26, '16

2:00 pm

Beautyberry

FIELD TRIP

Scrub Point Preserve

detals soon

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Feb 27, '16

9:00 am

Coccoloba

Visions of the Past with Native Plants for Sale

Mantanzas Pass Preserve, 199 Bay Rd., Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

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Feb 27, '16

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Workshop, Proper Pruning

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket is offering a hands on workshop with Sally Scalera. Just in time to trim off the Winter damage and prepare for Sping growth.

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Mar 01, '16

6:30 pm

Cocoplum

Chapter Meeting-Dianne Hughes on Improving Water Quality with Native Plants

Environmental Studies Center, 2900 NE Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach

Will there be enough clean water in our future? Native plants play a role in Florida’s natural water cycle. Learn from Dianne Hughs, Senior Ecosystem Specialist in Martin County’s Ecosystem Restoration…

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Mar 01, '16

7:00 pm

Citrus

Landscaping with Natives ( Monthly Meeting )

Crystal River Preserve State Park Visitor’s Center located at 3266 N. Sailboat Ave., Crystal River, FL

Troy Springer. A Landscaper from Hillsborough County will present a program on landscaping with native plants. In addition to our monthly meetings which start at 7 PM, we will have our resident landscaper…

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Mar 02, '16

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Florida Friendly™ Landscaping with Native Plants

Moccasin Lake Nature Park

Doris Heitzmann, the Community Outreach Coordinator at Pinellas County Extension, will present the nine principles of Florida Friendly™ Landscaping (FFL) in the context of native plants. This approach…

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Mar 03, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: Edible Bugs

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Presented by Judith Scott

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Mar 03, '16

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Sex in the Sitta: The Intriguing Life of the Brown Headed Nuthatch

Room 1024 in the King Life Sciences Building on the FSU Campus

The Brown-headed Nuthatch is one of a number of declining bird species found only in southern pinelands. The treetop antics and rubber ducky squeaks of these inquisitive birds make them a favorite of…

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Mar 05, '16

12:00 am

Cocoplum

Field Trip-Tropical Farms Stormwater Treatment Area

Join Dianne Hughes on site at this County project.
Details on time and location at March 1 meeting.

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Mar 05, '16

8:00 am

Conradina

FIT 10th Annual Botanical Fest and Plant Sale

Crawford Green, FIT Campus, 150 W. University Boulevard, Melbourne FL

Event will be from 8:00 to 4:00.  Free admission. More info here. We are looking for volunteers to staff the Conradina Chapter booth.  Please email Suzanne Valencia at suzmvalencia@gmail.com to…

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Mar 05, '16

9:30 am

Pinellas

Tour of Florida Friendly™ Demonstration Garden

St Petersburg Water Resources, 1650 3rd Ave N , St Petersburg, FL 33713

Join St. Petersburg Water Conservation Coordinator Chris Claus at the Water Resources Department facility for a tour and discussion on Florida native and Florida-Friendly landscaping. This site is a good…

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Mar 06, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Gholson Workday

Gholson Nature Park on Park Street, Cattahoochee

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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Mar 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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Mar 08, '16

1:00 pm

Coccoloba

WET PLAN Neighborhood Ponds Management Class

Bonita Springs City Hall, 9101 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs, FL 34135

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Mar 08, '16

6:30 pm

Sparkleberry

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

“Do You Know Your Wildflowers?”,  Edwin McCook, Land Management Specialist, Suwannee River Water Management District Would you like to test your ability to identify some really beautiful Florida…

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Mar 08, '16

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Program

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood, FL

“Native Milkweeds and Monarchs Workshop,” by Jane Wallace

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Mar 09, '16

10:00 am

Citrus

Withlacochee Gulf Preserve ( Field Trip )

Withlacochee Gulf Preserve

Withlacochee Gulf Preserve in Yankeetown. Join us for a nature and interpretive walk led by Susan Steinhorst. You can go to their website for directions. You will also find a plant list to print by clicking…

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Mar 09, '16

7:00 pm

Coontie

Jimmy Lang about Broward Native Plants

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

Jimmy Lange has seen the changes in Broward over the years. Since he is so knowledgeable about the native species, we’ve asked him to talk about plants of Broward, what he sees and thinks about as he…

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Mar 10, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

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Mar 11, '16

9:00 am

FNPS

2016 FNPS Retreat and Board/Council Meetings- NEW VENU

Kamp Kulaqua near High Springs

The 2016 Retreat  the weekend of March 11-13, 2016 at Camp Kulaqua near High Springs. RESERVATION FORMS for lodging (Friday and Saturday)  and meals are posted on the Forum at the link below. …

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Mar 11, '16

9:00 pm

Council

2016 FNPS Retreat and Board/Council Meetings- NEW VENU

Kamp Kulaqua near High Springs

2-Day Board & Council Retreat at Kamp Kulaqua The 2016 Retreat will be held the weekend of March 11-13, 2016 at Camp Kulaqua near High Springs. More information has been sent out to Board, Council,…

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Mar 12, '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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Mar 12, '16

9:00 am

Mangrove

Special Event

Cedar Point Park, 2300 Placida Rd, Englewood, FL

Annual “Plant Native Day”- There will be lectures, nature walks, and native plants for sale.  The theme this year is"Real Florida—Choose ‘Alter-natives’”

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Mar 12, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip - Jim Cox - Brown-headed Nuthatches

Tall Timbers

Leader: Jim Cox
Location: Tall Timbers

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Mar 12, '16

9:00 am

Coontie

Spring Into Gardening Native Plant Sale

Fern Forest, 201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Spring Into Gardening Native Plant Sale, Fern Forest
 

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Mar 12, '16

9:30 am

Coontie

To be determined

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Mar 14, '16

6:00 pm

Conradina

Dendrochronology

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

Jean Hoffman will give a talk on Dendrochronology, which is the science dealing with the study of the annual rings of trees in determining the dates and chronological order of past events. Come early…

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Mar 14, '16

6:00 pm

Sumter

Monthly Meeting

Sumterville Community Building

Join us for our monthly meeting, refreshments and raffle items.
For more information, call 352-568-8277.

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Mar 14, '16

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

March Chapter Meeting

Piggotte Comm. Center, South Daytona

Trey Hannah, Volusia County Environmental Education Coordinator will be the speaker in March. The Pawpaw Chapter meets the Second Monday of each month at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd…

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Mar 15, '16

7:00 pm

Coccoloba

Jonathan Meyer--Gopher Tortoises and the Native Plants that Sustain them

Wa-Ke Hatchee Rec Center, 16760 Bass Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33908

Our meeting are moving to the THIRD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH and to Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreational Center ...

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Mar 16, '16

12:00 am

Suncoast

Chapter Meeting

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

Check back for details. 

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Mar 19, '16

12:00 am

Suncoast

Fieldtrip: Lake Blue Scrub

Lake Blue Scrub, NW corner of Hobbs Road and Holton Road in Auburndale

Lake Blue Scrub is part of the Lakes Wales Ridge National Wildlife Refuge, which is managed by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission (FWC). While relatively small in size, it houses a number of  rare…

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Mar 19, '16

12:00 am

Ixia

Members Only Field Trip

Cary State Forest Nature Trail

Please check back for more information.

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Mar 19, '16

7:00 am

SweetBay

Old Timey Plant Sale at Birdsong Nature Center

Thomasville, Georgia

This is a great chance to buy not only heritage plants but hundreds of native plants also.  You should try to get there early.    This is a great place to bring the family and kids to roam…

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Mar 19, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Seek & Destroy Invasive Plants in a COT Park

Sally and Barnette Allen Preserve (near mid-town)

9:00am-12:30pm. Get great exercise with hands-on education during these monthly events co-organized by City of Tallahassee together with local chapters of the Florida Native Plant Association, Florida…

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Mar 19, '16

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - March Field Trip

T. Mabry, Jr. Carlton Reserve, Sarasota County

With Jean Evoy and Laurel Rhodes we’ll look for monarchs and other butterflies (and pollinators) in two recently burned tracts of this magnificent park. We’ll get to compare plant growth after one,…

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Mar 19, '16

9:00 am

Dade

21st Native Plant Day

Bill Sadowski Park

21st NATIVE PLANT DAY
Saturday, March 19, 2016
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
at Bill Sadowski Park (Palmetto Bay)

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Mar 19, '16

10:00 am

Conradina

7th Annual Viera Wetlands Festival

Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands at Viera

Festival is from 10:00 to 4:00.  This is a free event, more info here.  Volunteers will be needed to staff the Conradina Chapter booth. Please email Suzanne Valencia at suzmvalencia@gmail.com to…

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Mar 19, '16

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Nature Center Spring Festival

Great Outdoors in Titusville

Sea Rocket has been invited to set up a booth and offer native plants for sale at this event. The great Outdoors is off of RT 50 in titusville the festivities are from 10:00am till 2:00pm.

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Mar 21, '16

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - March General Meeting

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Uncovering the Mysteries of Milkweed Chris Parisi (aka “Mr. Milkweed”) of Restless Natives Nursery will talk about native milkweed in southwestern Florida. Chris grows his own plants—all Florida…

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Mar 22, '16

10:00 am

Citrus

McKethan Lake, Withlacochee State Forest ( Field Trip )

15003 Broad Street, Brooksville

The Pasco, Hernando and Citrus chapter members of FNPS will meet for a field trip with Sid Taylor to McKethan Lake, Withlacoochee State Forest, Brooksville. We will meet at the pavilions at 10 AM and…

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Mar 22, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Mar 23, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Lisa Roberts - TBD

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Mar 24, '16

10:00 am

SweetBay

Alas Beach Nature Preserve

Alys Beach

“Alys Beach Nature Preserve.” Speaker and Tour Leader: Kendall Horn, Landscape Director for Alys Beach, Master Naturalist. Venue: Alys Beach (9581 E. Co. HWY 30A, Panama City Beach, 850-213-5500)…

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Mar 24, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board Meeting

GoToMeeting cancelled

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting cancelled.

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Mar 25, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Southwest Florida Water Management District

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Ross Morton with Southwest Florida Water Management District will be our featured speaker for March 25th. He will educate our FNPS chapter about SWFWMD governance of protected / remediation areas inside…

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Mar 26, '16

12:00 am

Pawpaw

Landscape-Yard Tour

East Volusia County

Elizabeth Flynn will organize a Chapter Landscape tour field trip on Sat, March 26.  Details to follow.

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Mar 26, '16

7:30 am

LongleafPine

Field Trip to Edward Ball Nature Trail

Pensacola

Meet 7:30 AM at parking lot in front of Target at University Town Center shopping plaza (1749 E. Nine Mile Rd), or go to north end of Parking Lot G on University of West Florida’s main campus (near Building…

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Apr 02, '16

9:00 am

Serenoa

SERENOA CHAPTER - SPRING PLANT SALE

Sweet Bay Nursery, 10824 Erie Road, Parrish, FL 34219

9 am - 3 pm. FNPS members receive 20% discount. Volunteers Needed. Please contact Nancy West, ncywest@mac.com

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Apr 02, '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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Apr 05, '16

6:30 pm

Cocoplum

Chapter Meeting-Sandra Koi on Butterflies and Native Plants

Environmental Studies Center, 2900 NE Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach

Some butterflies and plants are bound together for survival. Learn from entomologist and science instructor Sandy Koi about these relationships and her research on the once nearly extinct Atala butterfly…

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Apr 05, '16

7:00 pm

Citrus

All About Shrubs ( Monthly Meeting )

Crystal River Preserve State Park Visitor’s Center located at 3266 N. Sailboat Ave., Crystal River, FL

David Hall author and last year’s April program on Forensic Botany will present a program on native Florida shrubs. David’s program will start with a native plant walk earlier in the afternoon at…

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Apr 07, '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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Apr 07, '16

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Program - Annie Schmidt - Exploring Secrets of ABRP

Room 1024 in the King Life Sciences Building on the FSU Campus

Speaker: Annie Schmidt
Topic: Exploring the Secrets of the Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve

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Apr 09, '16

8:00 am

SweetBay

Field Trip to Apalachicola National Forest

SR 65 in Apalachicola National Forest

Detaila and times TBD

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Apr 09, '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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Apr 09, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip with Annie Schmidt & Wilson Baker

Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve

Leaders: Annie Schmidt and Wilson Baker
Location: Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve

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Apr 09, '16

1:00 pm

Coccoloba

WET PLAN Neighborhood Ponds Management Class

Lakes Regional Library

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Apr 11, '16

6:00 pm

Sumter

Monthly Meeting

Sumterville Community Building

Join us for our monthly meeting, refreshments and raffle items. Paul Mitola, Pesticide Inspector and trainer in sustainable pest management with the Florida Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services, will…

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Apr 12, '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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Apr 12, '16

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Program

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood, FL

“Preserve, Conserve, Restore—A Visit With Our State FNPS President”, by Anne Cox

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Apr 13, '16

7:00 pm

Coontie

100 Years of Broward Orchids

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

Chuck McCartney is our most experienced native orchid botanist. Here is a little background to whet your orchid appetite: Chuck McCartney is a fourth-generation South Floridian who has been a life-long…

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Apr 14, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

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Apr 16, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Seek & Destroy Invasive Plants in a COT Park

A. J. Henry Park

9:00am-12:30pm. Get great exercise with hands-on education during these monthly events co-organized by City of Tallahassee together with local chapters of the Florida Native Plant Association, Florida…

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Apr 16, '16

9:00 am

Coontie

Secret Woods 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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Apr 16, '16

10:00 am

Ixia

2nd Annual Ixia Native Plant Sale

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

Calling all native gardeners, anyone with an interest in adding natives to their yards, and everyone who wants to support Jacksonville’s beautiful Native Park: please plan to join us at the 2nd annual…

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Apr 17, '16

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Earth Day

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Earth Day is a festive time at the enchanted forest with Sea Rocket selling native plants, and many other vendors offering insight to our natural word. This is always a huge success and is fun for children…

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Apr 17, '16

6:00 pm

Council

Council Meeting Online

Online: GoToMeeting

Online Council meetings are for Chapter Representatives due to limited GoToMeeting seating capacity. If you would like to attend but are not on the Society Contacts list as a Chapter Representative, contact…

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Apr 18, '16

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - April General Meeting

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Restoration at Oscar Scherer State Park.
Park Manager Tony Clements will tell us about on-going habitat restoration at this “jewel” of a park on our coast. 

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Apr 19, '16

7:00 pm

Coccoloba

The Plight of the Red Cockaded Woodpecker with Dr. Dexter Sowell

Wa-Ke Hatchee Rec Center, 16760 Bass Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33908

The Plight of the Red Cockaded Woodpecker  Dr. Dexter Sowell of the Florida Forest Services discusses the near extinction of the red cockaded woodpecker and the efforts to restore and recreate their…

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Apr 20, '16

12:00 am

Suncoast

Chapter Meeting: Conservation Landscaping, Rob Northrop

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

In many areas of our region there is little to no place left for native plants and wildlife except in our gardens, backyards and open space. Garden and backyard habitat restoration projects are now vital…

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Apr 21, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

April Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting - online

Meeting moved from April 28 to April 21

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Apr 22, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Regular Monthly Meeting

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: April 22, 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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Apr 22, '16

4:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Spring Native Plant Sale, 4:30-6:30pm

Moriningside Nature Center, 3540 E University Ave Gainesville, FL 32641

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Apr 23, '16

8:00 am

SweetBay

Earth Day

McKenzie Park, Panama City

More details to follow

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Apr 23, '16

8:30 am

PaynesPrairie

Sprint Native Plant Sale, 8:30am-12:30pm

Moriningside Nature Center, 3540 E University Ave Gainesville, FL 32641

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Apr 23, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

Ixia Field Trip

University of North Florida, Sawmill Slough Preserve

The Sawmill Slough Preserve is a 382 acre natural area on the campus of the University of North Florida (UNF). The preserve includes a wetland habitat in addition to small areas of drier habitat of longleaf…

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Apr 23, '16

9:00 am

Coontie

To be announced

Tentative date and time.

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Apr 23, '16

10:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - Earth Day

Oscar Scherer State Park, Sarasota County

Exhibits, plant sale, music, food, and guided walks in the park to some restored areas Park Manager Tony Clements talked about at the general meeting

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Apr 26, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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May 03, '16

7:00 pm

Citrus

Member's Picnic

Church House Hammock Park

Our Annual “May” member’s picnic at Church House Hammock park in Crystal River will start with a look at the Gary Maidhof Memorial Butterfly Garden and the over 150 native plants planted in fall…

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May 05, '16

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Program - Gail Fishman - Dr. Alvan Wentworth Chapman

Room 1024 in the King Life Sciences Building on the FSU Campus

Speaker: Gail Fishman
Topic: Dr. Alvan Wentworth Chapman

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May 06, '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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May 07, '16

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Plant Propigation workshop

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket is planning a plant propigation workshop with Linda Gombert and Lois Harris. This is a hands on workshop.

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May 10, '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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May 10, '16

6:00 pm

Mangrove

Program

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood, FL

Annual Election of Officers, Potluck, and Silent Auction.  Please bring your own place setting and utensils, and anything you would like to contribute to the auction.

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May 11, '16

7:00 pm

Coontie

Dr. George Rogers in Native Plants

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

We haven’t settled on a specific topic yet, but Dr. Rogers is experienced regarding native plants in the wild and landscape plants. In fact, he knows endless interesting facts about native plants. See…

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May 12, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

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May 14, '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…

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May 14, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip

TBD

Leader: Gail Fishman and Scott Davis
Location: TBD

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May 14, '16

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - Annual Garden Tour

Sarasota and Manatee Counties

We’ll visit several gardens that feature native plants —each unique in its own way—to get design and planting ideas for our own efforts. Details to be announced.

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May 14, '16

9:30 am

Coontie

The Don't-Do-What-I-Did Landscape Tour

To Be Announced

This spoof of a Better Homes and Gardens tour is a visit to several member homes to see their native plants and get the REAL scoop on native landscaping, including a few what-NOT-to-do’s. We hope everyone…

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May 16, '16

7:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - May General Meeting

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Planting for Climate Change
Libby Carnahan, a Florida Sea Grant Agent, UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension Service, will tell us how sea level rise will change scenarios for coastal plants.  

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May 19, '16

5:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board Meeting at the Conference

Daytona Beach Resort

2016 FNPS Annual Conference at Daytona Beach
May 19-21, 2016.  Daytona Beach Resort.  Sponsored by the Paw Paw Chapter.
Note that the 5:00 pm time is tentative for the Board Meeting,

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May 19, '16

7:00 pm

Council

Council Meeting In-person

FNPS Conference at Daytona Beach Resort

Daytona Beach Resort Council Meeting time not yet confirmed. 2016 FNPS Annual Conference at Daytona Beach  May 19-21, 2016.  Daytona Beach Resort.  Sponsored by the Paw Paw Chapter.…

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May 21, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

Field Trip

Jennings Forest, Dunns Farm Area

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May 21, '16

4:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Annual Members Meeting - time tentative

Daytona Beach Resort

2016 Annual Conference at Daytona Beach May 19-21, 2016.  Daytona Beach Resort.  Sponsored by the Paw Paw Chapter. the FNPS Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, May 21 at the Conference.…

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May 24, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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May 27, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Regular Monthly Meeting

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 Get Google directions to Big Cypress Recreation…

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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

9:00 am

Heartland

Native Plant Sale, Workshop, and Hike

Circle B Bar Reserve

We will be hosting a plant sale at Circle B. This is your chance to purchase some native plants for your yard. Bill Bissett will be conducting a workshop on native plant landscaping and Nancy Bissett…

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Jun 08, '16

7:00 pm

Coontie

Annual Pot Luck

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

A new twist on an old tradition of pot luck dinner. Look here for future details.

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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 12, '16

12:01 pm

Conradina

Potluck Lunch at Erna Nixon Park

Erna Nixon Park, 1200 Evans Road, Melbourne, FL

Everyone is invited to bring a food item to share and socialize.  It is followed by a guided tour of the boardwalk.

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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 18, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

Field Trip

Down to Earth Farm

Please check back for more information.

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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

Regular Monthly Meeting

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 Get Google directions to Big Cypress Recreation…

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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 22, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Regular Monthly Meeting

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 Get Google directions to Big Cypress Recreation…

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Jul 28, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting - online

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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

9:30 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters meetings

FFA Leadership Training Center

AUGUST MEETING Saturday, August 13, 2016 Tentative Location - not Confirmed - Florida FFA Leadership Training Center (Future Farmers of America) 5000 Firetower Road, Haines City, FL 33844 (863) 439-7332…

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Aug 26, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Regular Monthly Meeting

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 Get Google directions to Big Cypress Recreation…

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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 22, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

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 27, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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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 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 27, '16

7:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting -Online

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Oct 28, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Regular Meeting

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 Get Google directions to Big Cypress Recreation…

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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 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 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 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 23, '16

12:00 pm

TheVillages

No Meeting

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