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Jul 30, '14

6:00 pm

Serenoa

Sunsets @ Selby

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Enjoy the Gardens after hours (for a limited time)
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Members: $10; Non-members: $12; Children 11 and under: free

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Aug 03, '14

9:00 am

Tarflower

Monthly Workday

Mead Botanical Garden

Come help us weed the native sandhill planting and Discovery Barn native garden. We may even have some plants to install. Bring gloves, a hat, closed-toe shoes (recommended), water, sunscreen, and a snack. All…

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Aug 05, '14

7:00 am

Tarflower

Monthly Meeting: Flora, Fauna and Fire Ecology in Florida

Leu Gardens

Presented by Todd Angel. Details to come. 

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Aug 06, '14

6:00 pm

Serenoa

Sunsets @ Selby

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Enjoy the Gardens after hours (for a limited time)
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Members: $10; Non-members: $12; Children 11 and under: free

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Aug 06, '14

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Introduction to Mycology

Moccasin Lake Nature Park

Dustin Purcell, Mycologist and PlantPathologist, will discuss mycology, the study of fungi, mushrooms, molds, yeasts and mildews. Fungi are among the most diverse organisms on earth. Discover the beneficial…

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Aug 07, '14

5:15 pm

Magnolia

Big Bend Environmental Forum

Tallahassee City Commission Chambers, City Hall, 2nd Floor

The Big Bend Environmental Forum and the League of Women Voters of Tallahassee are hosting a candidates’ forum for local candidates: Tallahasssee City Commission Seat 2, Seat 3, and Mayor Florida House…

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Aug 07, '14

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Speaker Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City, FL

Vic Keisker will speak about “The Flora and Fauna along State Road 65 in the Apalachicola National Forest”
 

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Aug 08, '14

6:00 pm

SweetBay

Elam Stoltzfus's film, “The Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: Everglades to Okefenokee”

The Martin Theater, Panama City

Elam Stoltzfus ia coming to The Martin Theatre at 6:00 pm Central Time on Friday, August 8, 2014, to present his documentary film, “The Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: Everglades…

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Aug 09, '14

8:30 am

Ixia

Native Park Workday

Native Park

Native Park was established in 1923 by the Avondale Garden Circle for “plant life study” and was adopted by our Ixia Chapter In January, 2010 under the City’s Friends of the Park program. That designation…

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Aug 09, '14

9:00 am

Pinellas

Demonstration Garden

Florida Botanical Garden - Pinellas Extension, Largo, FL

9:00AM - 12:00 Noon Tour the Native Plant DemonstrationGarden at the Florida BotanicalGarden. This demonstration gardenhas over 125 native species, and manywere planted about 24 years ago. Thisis the…

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Aug 09, '14

9:30 am

Tarflower

August Field Trip

Withlacoochee State Forest, Croom Tract

We will travel into the Sandhills of the Croom Tract to look at varied fire regimes and the response of the sandhill community to growing season and dormant season fires. Large areas have been recently…

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Aug 09, '14

10:00 am

SweetBay

Wonderful World of Fungi

Wildcat Creek Educational Center

Wildcat Creek Educational Center is honored to have Mycol Stevens hold our hand and lead us into the wonderful world of Fungi August 2nd 10AM central time  Wildcat Creek Educational Center is located…

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Aug 11, '14

7:00 pm

CupletFern

Chapter Meeting - Florida’s Black Bears

200 Fairmont Ave., Sanford.

What’s going on with bears in Florida?  How do they fit it into our lives and impact us?  Florida Wildlife Conservation Commissioners approved the removal of the black bear from the list of…

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Aug 16, '14

9:00 am

CupletFern

Longleaf Pine Preserve Eco-buggy Ride

East-4551 Pioneer Trail, New Smyrna Beach.

Join Cuplet Fern Native Plant Chapter and Volusia County Staff to explore this Conservation property on an eco-buggy tour through pine flatwoods, cypress domes, and swamps.  We will hopefully see…

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Aug 16, '14

10:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters

Ocala- Horseshoe Lake Park and Retreat 10780 E Hwy 318, Fort McCoy, FL 32134.

This will be a combined meeting and will include: MEETINGS (AM), WORKSHOPS and PROGRAM SESSIONS (PM)   The Meeting will be held at Horseshoe Lake Park and Retreat, 10780 East Highway 318, …

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Aug 16, '14

10:00 am

Council

Board & Council Meetings

Orlando

Please visit the Society Calendar (Filter: FNPS Society Events) for the latest meeting details.

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Aug 19, '14

7:00 pm

PalmBeach

Chapter Meeting: Plant Swap

Mounts Botanical Garden

Members will bring plants to swap.
Visit our chapter calendar at http://palmbeach.fnpschapters.org/calendar/ for updates
 
 

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Aug 19, '14

7:00 pm

Heartland

Board Meeting-Heartland Chapter

Denny's Restaurant in Bartow

Denny’s Restaurant in Bartow
7:00 pm (Arrive by 6:30pm if you wish to have dinner prior to the meeting)

Denny’s is located in Bartow: 1035 North Broadway , Bartow, FL  33830

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Aug 20, '14

7:00 pm

Suncoast

August Meeting

Hillsborough County Extension Office

Conservation Project Update
Presented by Juliet Rynear

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Aug 23, '14

12:00 am

Suncoast

August Field Trip

TBA

Possible night hike?

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Aug 23, '14

9:00 am

PalmBeach

Volunteer Event: Native Plant Demo Garden Maintenance

Clayton Hutchenson Building at Mounts

Location: Clayton Hutchenson Building at Mounts Come and learn from experts as you help us maintain our Native Plant Demonstration Garden. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions, identify plants…

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Aug 23, '14

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Butterfly Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL 32780

Butterfly Garden Workday - from 10AM till 2PM. Volunteers are working in the various butterfly gardens around the kiosk at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary. Weeding, trimming, planting, and whatever else…

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Aug 27, '14

12:00 am

SeaRocket

Sea Rocket Monthly Meeting - CANCELLED

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

The August meeting has been cancelled due to a schedualed Summer break. There is no Meeting planned for August.

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Aug 29, '14

8:30 pm

Magnolia

Radical Mycology

FSU, King Building, Rm 1024

The 2014 Radical Mycology Tour is coming to Tallahassee to promote the upcoming book, Radical Mycology, the third Radical Mycology Convergence, and to hold presentations and workshops on the skills and…

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Aug 30, '14

7:30 am

LongleafPine

Field Trip to Historic Blakeley State Park

N of Spanish Fort, AL

Meet 7:30 AM in parking lot of Pensacola Publix at West Nine Mile Rd and Pine Forest Rd, or go to park located west of Hwy 225 about 4.5 miles north of Spanish Fort, AL.  Modest fee at entrance gate.…

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Aug 30, '14

8:00 am

Coontie

Native Plant Sale

Secret Woods Nature Center

With Friends of the Secret Woods and local nurseries, the Broward Chapter sells native plants to the public. Please come either to volunteer or to buy plants. It is your best chance of finding many species…

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Aug 30, '14

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Lemon Bay Park

570 Bay Park Blvd., Englewood, FL 34223

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Aug 31, '14

12:00 am

SweetBay

Gulf Lupine Plant Survey

Point Washington State Forest

Assist Tallahassee botanist with survey of Gulf Lupines in Pt.Washington State Forest.  Contact Deb Fable for more information.  dcfable@gmail.com 

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Sep 02, '14

12:00 pm

Conradina

Surfrider Foundation Ocean Friendly Gardens Initiative

Lagoon House. 3275 Dixie Hwy NE, Palm Bay, FL 32901

Sebastian Inlet Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation.
Bill Deluccia will speak on their Ocean Friendly Gardens Initative

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Sep 02, '14

7:00 pm

Tarflower

Monthly Meeting: What's That Fungus Among Us?

Leu Gardens

presented by Jay Barnhart. details to come.

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Sep 03, '14

6:00 pm

Serenoa

Sunsets @ Selby

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Enjoy the Gardens after hours (for a limited time)
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Members: $10; Non-members: $12; Children 11 and under: free

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Sep 03, '14

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Sneak Preview: 8th Annual Native Plant Landscape Tour

Moccasin Lake Nature Park

Come preview the landscapes included in this year’s landscape tour through slide show and discussion. See what is possible when conventionally landscaped yards are transformed into native plant habitats…

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Sep 04, '14

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation: Native People, Native Plants

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

  Barbara Hines presents Native People, Native Plants: This presentation discusses how plants have been used as medicine and food in Florida by prehistoric people and early settlers in Florida. …

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Sep 06, '14

9:00 am

Tarflower

Monthly Workday

Mead Botanical Garden

Come help us weed the native sandhill planting and Discovery Barn native garden. We may even have some plants to install. Bring gloves, a hat, closed-toe shoes (recommended), water, sunscreen, and a snack. All…

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Sep 08, '14

6:00 pm

Conradina

Monthy Chapter Meeting

Melbourne Library. 540 E Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL 32901

The presentation is “The Role of Fire in Maintaining Floristic Diversity in Upland and Wetland Vegatation of Florida” Dr. Paul Schmalzer,a plant ecologist with the InoMedic Health Applications…

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Sep 08, '14

7:00 pm

CupletFern

Chapter Meeting - Interesting Insects

200 Fairmont Ave., Sanford.

Derek Woller, Ph.D. student at UCF will speak about insect and plant relationships. Interactions between plants and insects are a given and often taken for granted. Some of the most well-known ones revolve…

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Sep 11, '14

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board Meeting

Teleconference

Wiki Documents completed, Budget Review, Contracts for renewal

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Sep 13, '14

8:00 am

Magnolia

Digital Imaging Blitz for FSU's Herbarium!

FSU's Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium

Digital Imaging Blitz for FSU’s Herbarium!  FSU’s Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium is seeking volunteers to participate in a digital imaging blitz on Saturday, September 13.  We have a little over…

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Sep 13, '14

8:30 am

Ixia

Native Park Workday

Native Park

Native Park was established in 1923 by the Avondale Garden Circle for “plant life study” and was adopted by our Ixia Chapter In January, 2010 under the City’s Friends of the Park program. That designation…

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Sep 13, '14

9:00 am

Tarflower

September Field Trip

Enchanted Forest, Titusville

To follow September 2’s “What’s That Fungus Among Us?” presentation, Jay Barnhart will lead us on a mushroom hike at Titusville’s Enchanted Forest. More details to come. (Start time tentative and subject…

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Sep 13, '14

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Butterfly Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL 32780

Butterfly Garden Workday - from 10AM till 2PM. Volunteers are working in the various butterfly gardens around the kiosk at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary. Weeding, trimming, planting, and whatever else…

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Sep 13, '14

9:00 am

CupletFern

Hike Econ Wilderness Area

3795 Old Lockwood Rd, Oviedo

Sherry Williams, Seminole County Biologist and Cuplet Fern Native Plant Chapter Vice President, will lead us on a hike.  This conservation land is approximately 240 acres located on the Seminole/Orange…

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Sep 15, '14

7:00 pm

Serenoa

General Meeting - A Sea Change

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Dr. Tonya Clayton, author of How to Read a Florida Gulf Coast Beach, and currently a contributor to an upcoming book by USF researchers on climate change and sea level rise, will talk about challenges…

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Sep 16, '14

6:30 pm

Heartland

Topic: Edible Florida Native Plants, Presenter to be announced

Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland, FL

Topic: Edible Florida Native Plants

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Sep 16, '14

7:00 pm

PalmBeach

Chapter Meeting: Native Plant Propagation

Mounts Botanical Building

 

A native plant propagation workshop conducted by Dr. George Rogers, Chairman, Palm Beach State College Horticulture Program.

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Sep 17, '14

6:00 pm

Serenoa

Sunsets @ Selby

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Enjoy the Gardens after hours (for a limited time)
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Members: $10; Non-members: $12; Children 11 and under: free

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Sep 17, '14

7:00 pm

Suncoast

September Meeting

Hillsborough County Extension Office

TBD

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Sep 18, '14

6:30 pm

Ixia

General Meeting Thursday, September 18, 2014

Regency Square Library, 9900 Regency Square Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32225

Agenda:  Guest speaker presentation followed by business meeting Program: Warren K Anderson and Andrew Miller of The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida, Inc., “Jacksonville’s…

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Sep 20, '14

12:00 am

Suncoast

September Field Trip

Balm Scrub Preserve, Balm

Scrub and flatwoods and scrubby flatwoods, great place to see fall wild flowers.

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Sep 20, '14

9:00 am

PalmBeach

Volunteer Event: Native Plant Demo Garden Maintenance

Clayton Hutchenson Building

Location: Clayton Hutchenson Building at Mounts Come and learn from experts as you help us maintain our Native Plant Demonstration Garden. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions, identify plants…

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Sep 20, '14

9:00 am

Serenoa

Field Trip

North Lido Beach

We’ll look at both the Gulf and Bay sides of this Sarasota County park with Dr. Tonya Clayton and Karen Fraley of “Around the Bend Nature Tours”

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Sep 23, '14

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

Pinecrest Gardens
11000 SW 57 Ave. (Red Road)
Miami FL 33156

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Sep 24, '14

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Sea Rocket Monthly Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL 32780

“Landscaping with Florida Native Plants” Presented by Lois Harris. If you’ve ever wondered “what can I do with this plant?” or, “how do I show this plant off?” This presentation is for you Lois is experienced…

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Sep 27, '14

7:30 am

LongleafPine

Field trip to Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park

SW of Pensacola

Meet 7:30 AM at parking lot in front of Warrington Big Lots (400 N. Navy Blvd) or go to park located west of Bauer Rd about 1.3 miles south of Hwy 98 junction.  Moderate hiking.  $3.00 entrance…

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Sep 27, '14

9:00 am

Coontie

Nat'l Public Lands Day

2701 Florida (W. State Rd.) 84, Dania Beach, FL 33312

The Broward Chapter pitches in on Nat’l Public Lands Day to improve the Secret Woods. This is in support of the park that is our Chapter home and also a thank you to the staff of the Secret Woods for…

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Sep 27, '14

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Manasota Scrub Preserve, West

2695 Bridge St, Englewood, FL 34223

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Sep 27, '14

9:00 am

Pinellas

8th Annual Native Plant Landscape Tour

9:00AM - 3:00PM The Pinellas Chapter of the FloridaNative Plant Society will host its 8th Annual Native Plant Landscape Tour on Saturday, September 27. The tour provides an opportunity to visit private…

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Sep 27, '14

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Butterfly Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL 32780

Butterfly Garden Workday - from 10AM till 2PM. Volunteers are working in the various butterfly gardens around the kiosk at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary. Weeding, trimming, planting, and whatever else…

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Sep 27, '14

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Native Plant Sale

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL 32780

Today is National Public Lands Day. where the motto is “Private Hands for Public Lands”. The Encahted Forest Sancuary is having a volunteer work day and Fun day celebration. Sea Rocket Is also involved…

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Oct 01, '14

6:00 pm

Serenoa

Sunsets @ Selby

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Enjoy the Gardens after hours (for a limited time)
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Members: $10; Non-members: $12; Children 11 and under: free

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Oct 02, '14

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation by Ed Lewis

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Join Ed Lewis, a local forester, identify local native trees and discuss their medicinal, historical and other facinating uses.

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Oct 04, '14

12:00 am

SweetBay

Bay Day

St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve

Sign up for field trips on beautiful St. Joe Bay. Presented by Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves, Inc. and the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve. For more information see website: http://www.stjosephbaypreserves.org/

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Oct 04, '14

9:00 am

Serenoa

Plant Sale

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

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Volunteers Needed
http://www.sweetbaynursery.com

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Oct 05, '14

9:00 am

Tarflower

Monthly Workday

Mead Botanical Garden

Come help us weed the native sandhill planting and Discovery Barn native garden. We may even have some plants to install. Bring gloves, a hat, closed-toe shoes (recommended), water, sunscreen, and a snack. All…

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Oct 05, '14

10:00 am

PalmBeach

Fall Yard Tour

Palm Beach County

It’s time for our Chapter’s annual native plant yard tour.  Come and get inspired by looking at some of our member’s amazing native plant landscapes.   More information about the yard tour can…

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Oct 07, '14

7:00 pm

Tarflower

Monthly Meeting: Healthy Lakeshores

Leu Gardens

Jim Thomas will give us an update on Lake Apopka. More details to come.

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Oct 09, '14

7:00 pm

FNPS

Board meeting

Teleconference

Budget for next year completed / Review commences; Review Contracts up for renewal; Annual Fund Letter and Email;  Send Reminder that Annual Report Info due Dec 30th

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Oct 11, '14

8:30 am

Ixia

Native Park Workday

Native Park

Native Park was established in 1923 by the Avondale Garden Circle for “plant life study” and was adopted by our Ixia Chapter In January, 2010 under the City’s Friends of the Park program. That designation…

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Oct 11, '14

9:00 am

Tarflower

October Field Trip

Oakland Nature Preserve

Jackie Rolly will lead us on a tour of Oakland Nature Preserve’s restoration areas. We will also hike down to Lake Apopka. More details to come. Start time is tentative and subject to change.

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Oct 11, '14

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Butterfly Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL 32780

Butterfly Garden Workday - from 10AM till 2PM. Volunteers are working in the various butterfly gardens around the kiosk at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary. Weeding, trimming, planting, and whatever else…

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Oct 11, '14

10:00 am

SweetBay

Explore the Outdoors Festival

DeFuniak Springs, FL

Engaing Children in the outdoor experience from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm along the lake on Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs.  Hands on activities will include fishing, boating, kayaking, wildlife encounters,…

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Oct 11, '14

10:00 am

Conradina

Landscaping with Florida Natives Tour

Various

Landscaping with Florida Natives Tour Saturday  Oct 11th.  10-4pm   $5 per person At your leisure visit 6 homes that are 75% natives.  Talk with the owners and Forida Natve Plant…

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Oct 13, '14

6:00 pm

Conradina

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Melbourne Library. 540 E Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL 32901

Speaker :  Dr. John Windsor, Florida Institute of Florida.  Topic :   Does the Indian River Lagoon need Weight Watchers? He will address the facts and options about the pollution causes…

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Oct 13, '14

7:00 pm

CupletFern

Chapter Meeting - Wekiwa Springs Park

200 Fairmont Ave., Sanford.

Wekiwa Springs State Park is 7000 acres.  In 1941, the Apopka Sportsmen’s Club purchased the property from the Wilson Cypress Company, which had maintained a small turpentine camp in what is now…

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Oct 14, '14

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

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

“Identification of Five Species of Ground Cherry” by Al Squires and Denny Girard

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Oct 15, '14

6:00 pm

Serenoa

Sunsets @ Selby

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Enjoy the Gardens after hours (for a limited time)
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Members: $10; Non-members: $12; Children 11 and under: free

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Oct 15, '14

7:00 pm

Suncoast

October Meeting

Hillsborough County Extension Office

TBD

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Oct 16, '14

6:30 pm

Ixia

General Meeting Thursday, October 16, 2014

Regency Square Library, 9900 Regency Square Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32225

Agenda:  Guest speaker presentation followed by business meeting Program: Dr. Charles Covell, Florida Museum of Natural History, “An Introduction of Moths From Near and Far.” The presentation…

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Oct 18, '14

12:00 am

Suncoast

October Field Trip

Ridge Manor Cypress Lakes

A Hernando County environmental lands site—Mark Hutchinson led a 2012 conference field trip there.

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Oct 18, '14

9:00 am

CupletFern

Hike Wekiwa Springs State Park

1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka

Located at the headwaters of the Wekiva River, the beautiful vistas within this park offer a glimpse of what Central Florida looked like when Timucuan Indians fished and hunted these lands. A park ranger…

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Oct 20, '14

7:00 pm

Serenoa

General Meeting - Restoring Perico Preserve

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Damon Moore, Environmental Program Manager for Manatee County, will talk about the county project to remove all non-native plants and restore a rich diversity of native species to wetland and…

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Oct 21, '14

5:15 pm

PalmBeach

Chapter Board of Directors Meeting

Mounts Botanical Garden

All members are invited to attend our Chapter’s Board of Directors meeting before our regular 7:00 chapter meeting.

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Oct 21, '14

7:00 pm

PalmBeach

Chapter Meeting: Butterflies and the MacArthur Beach State Park Butterfly Garden

Mounts Botanical Garden

Butterflies and the MacArthur Beach State Park Butterfly Garden, presented by Cathy Beals

 

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Oct 21, '14

7:00 pm

Heartland

Board Meeting-Heartland Chapter

Denny's Restaurant in Lake Wales

Denny’s Restaurant in Lake Wales
7:00 pm (Arrive by 6:30pm if you wish to have dinner prior to the meeting)

Denny’s is located in Lake Wales: 4541 Macey Lane, Lake Wales, FL  33859
 

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Oct 25, '14

12:00 am

PalmBeach

Field Trip: MacArthur Beach State Park Butterfly Garden

MacArthur Beach State Park

A field trip led by Cathy Beals to view MacArthur Beach State Park’s butterfly garden.   Field trip time and addition information to be announced later at our chapter website calendar at http://palmbeach.fnpschapters.org/calendar/…

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Oct 25, '14

12:00 am

Pawpaw

Fall Landscape Tour

Volusia County

The Pawpaw Chapter will have a fall landscape tour on Saturday, Oct. 25 to showcase some of the local landscapes that utilize native plants.

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Oct 25, '14

7:30 am

LongleafPine

Field trip

To be announced

Details of field trip to be announced.

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Oct 25, '14

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Bill Coy Preserve at Buck Creek

5350 Placida Rd, Englewood, FL 34224

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Oct 25, '14

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Butterfly Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL 32780

Butterfly Garden Workday - from 10AM till 2PM. Volunteers are working in the various butterfly gardens around the kiosk at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary. Weeding, trimming, planting, and whatever else…

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Oct 25, '14

9:00 am

Serenoa

Field Trip

Perico Preserve, Manatee County

With Damon Moore we’ll tour areas of this 176-acre preserve which have been restored to natural habitat from farmland. Expect lots of native wildflowers in bloom in the wetlands and uplands,…

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Oct 28, '14

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

Pinecrest Gardens
11000 SW 57 Ave. (Red Road)
Miami FL 33156

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Nov 01, '14

9:30 am

CupletFern

2014 Seminole County Gardening EXPO

Seminole County Extension Service Office on County Home Road in Sanford.

The 2014 Seminole County Gardening EXPO is sponsored by the Master Gardeners of Seminole County. They are particularly excited about this year’s event as it marks the fifth anniversary of EXPO. This year…

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Nov 06, '14

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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Nov 07, '14

8:30 am

LongleafPine

Special commemorative event at UWFP

Pensacola, University of West Florida main campus

The Michael I. Cousens Herbarium (UWFP) of the University of West Florida is observing the 40th anniversary of its establishment (Oct 30, 1974) with a daylong openhouse celebration at the herbarium (Building…

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Nov 08, '14

8:30 am

Ixia

Native Park Workday

Native Park

Native Park was established in 1923 by the Avondale Garden Circle for “plant life study” and was adopted by our Ixia Chapter In January, 2010 under the City’s Friends of the Park program. That designation…

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Nov 08, '14

9:00 am

Tarflower

Mead Garden's Fall Plant Sale

Mead Botanical Garden

Volunteers are needed to help set up, tear down and sell plants! Contact Catherine Bowman (garberia08@gmail.com) if you would like to help. 

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Nov 09, '14

12:00 am

Suncoast

November Field Trip

Rhodine Scrub Preserve , Riverview

The scrub here is a little fire suppressed but it is habitat for the endemic Florida golden aster (thousands of them) which should be in flower. Earlier in November is usually best time to see maximum…

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Nov 10, '14

6:00 pm

Conradina

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Melbourne Library. 540 E Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL 32901

  Speaker :  Glen Bupp, Rare Plant Curator.  M.S. Ecology Florida Institute of Technology, B.S. Ecology Florida Institute of Technology.   Presentation Title : Conservation of Florida’s…

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Nov 10, '14

7:00 pm

CupletFern

Chapter Meeting - Florida Panther: Following the Road to Recovery

200 Fairmont Ave., Sanford.

Join Erin Myers, private land’s biologist and veterinarian for the USFWS, for an up-close look at this highly endangered species. Challenges are great for survival of the Florida Panther, whose habitat…

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Nov 11, '14

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

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

“Wild Mushrooms and Their Flroida Habitats” by Bruce Kuechman

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Nov 15, '14

10:00 am

FNPS

Board and Council meetings 10 am-3:00 pm

Disney Wilderness Preserve

Disney Wilderness Preserve, 2700 Scrub Jay Trail, Kissimmee, FL Saturday:     10:00A to 5:00 PM BOARD 10am-noon:  Council of Chapters 1:00- 3:00 pm Board: Budget Approval, Society…

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Nov 17, '14

7:00 pm

Serenoa

General Meeting - The Night Life of Plants

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Ever wonder what plants do at night? Are they sleeping while Arachne weaves her filmy webs? Dr. Craig Huegel author of Native Plant Landscaping for Florida Wildlife will shine some light on…

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Nov 18, '14

6:30 pm

Heartland

Presenter Gaye Sharpe

Circle B Bar Reserve

Topic: Gaye Sharpe, director of the Polk County Environmental Lands Program will discuss this program and possibly talk about the hydrological restoration at Circle B Bar Reserve.

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Nov 18, '14

7:00 pm

PalmBeach

Chapter Meeting: Pondhawk and Yamato Scrub Natural Areas

Mounts Botanical Garden

A presentation on the restoration of Palm Beach County’s Pondhawk and Yamato Scrub Natural Areas.  Presented by Lee Lietzke, Palm Beach County ERM, Site Manager   Pondhawk Natural Area: http://www.pbcgov.com/erm/natural/natural-areas/pondhawk/…

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Nov 18, '14

7:00 pm

Heartland

Board Meeting-Heartland Chapter

Denny's Restaurant in Bartow

7:00 pm (Arrive by 6:30pm if you wish to have dinner prior to the meeting)

Denny’s is located in Bartow: 1035 North Broadway , Bartow, FL  33830

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Nov 19, '14

7:00 pm

Suncoast

November Meeting

Hillsborough County Extension Office

TBD

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Nov 20, '14

6:30 pm

Ixia

General Meeting Thursday, November 20, 2014

Regency Square Library, 9900 Regency Square Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32225

Agenda:  Guest speaker presentation followed by business meeting Program:  “Using native plants to protect our water: Rain Gardens and remediation.”  This presentation will cover the…

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Nov 22, '14

12:00 am

PalmBeach

Field Trip: Pondhawk Natural Area

Pondhawk Natural Area

A field trip led by Lee Lietzke, Palm Beach County ERM, Site Manager, to Pondhawk Natural Area.

 

Field trip time and addition information to be announced later.

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Nov 22, '14

9:00 am

Magnolia

Lake Seminole ACOE Exotics Workday

Undisclosed location in Jackson County

9:00 am - 12:00 pm,  Members Only, Led by Leigh Brooks. Several rare plant species in a slope forest are threatened by invasive non-native plants. Last year’s workday made a big difference,…

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Nov 22, '14

9:00 am

PalmBeach

Volunteer Event: Native Plant Demo Garden Maintenance

Clayton Hutchenson Building

Location: Clayton Hutchenson Building at Mounts Come and learn from experts as you help us maintain our Native Plant Demonstration Garden. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions, identify plants…

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Nov 22, '14

6:00 pm

Serenoa

Field Trip

Red Bug Slough Preserve, Sarasota County

Land Manager Jeff Weber will take us on an evening exploration of this in-town park to find out what plants and animals do in the dark hours.

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Nov 25, '14

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

Pinecrest Gardens
11000 SW 57 Ave. (Red Road)
Miami FL 33156

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Nov 29, '14

12:00 am

Serenoa

Thanksgiving Weekend Field Trip

DeSoto County

A visit to the 5500+ acre Myakka/Peace Connector lands which run along the DeSoto/Sarasota county lines.

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Nov 29, '14

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

South Venice Lemon Bay Preserve (Ocelot)

Walk through is at the corner of Ocelot and Phorus Roads. Venice, FL

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Dec 04, '14

6:30 pm

SweetBay

Holiday Party

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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Dec 08, '14

6:00 pm

Conradina

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Melbourne Library. 540 E Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL 32901

Holiday Wreath Making -  We supply wreaths and native plant cutting for you to decorate.
 

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Dec 09, '14

6:00 pm

Mangrove

Annual Christmas Potluck and Silent Auction

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

Members and guests share food and participate in a silent auction of items donated by fellow menbers.
 

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Dec 15, '14

6:00 pm

Serenoa

ANNUAL HOLIDAY POTLUCK DINNER AND GIFT EXCHANGE

St. Andrew United Church of Christ, Sarasota

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Dec 16, '14

6:30 pm

PalmBeach

Holiday Potluck Dinner Party

Mounts Botanical Garden

Our annual holiday party.  Starts at 6:30 pm.  Bring a favorite dish and a friend.

 

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Dec 20, '14

9:00 am

PalmBeach

Volunteer Event: Native Plant Demo Garden Maintenance

Clayton Hutchenson Building

Location: Clayton Hutchenson Building at Mounts Come and learn from experts as you help us maintain our Native Plant Demonstration Garden. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions, identify plants…

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Dec 31, '14

12:00 am

Ixia

No December Meeting - Enjoy your Holidays

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Jan 07, '15

5:30 am

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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Jan 15, '15

7:00 pm

FNPS

Board meeting

Teleconference

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Jan 19, '15

7:00 pm

Serenoa

General Meeting - Conserving Florida’s Trees

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Dr. Michael Andreu of the School of Forestry and Conservation at the University of Florida will talk about tree succession in Florida habitats including hammocks and the importance of trees…

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Jan 24, '15

9:00 am

Serenoa

Field Trip

Rohlwing Parcel, Sleeping Turtles Preserve, Sarasota County

With Nancy Edmondson, Environmental Specialist Sarasota County, we’ll walk through an oak and sabal palm hammock. Expect to see resident and “snow” birds and wildflowers in the swamp along…

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Jan 31, '15

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Prairie/Shell Creek Preserve

3081 Duncan Rd.(US 17), Punta Gorda, FL 33982

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Feb 05, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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Feb 07, '15

12:00 am

Council

Annual Board Retreat

Archbold Biological Station, Venus, Fl

Annual Board Retreat, Saturday & Sunday, Feb 7-8.
Please visit the Society Calendar (Filter: FNPS Society Events) for the latest meeting details. 

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Feb 07, '15

10:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Annual Retreat

Archbold Biological Station

The FNPS Annual Retreat is a two-day event from Saturday and Sunday, February 7 & 8, 2015. We are priviledged to have the FNPS Annual Retreat at Archbold Biological Station (ABS), 123 Main Dr, Venus,…

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Feb 09, '15

6:00 pm

Conradina

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Melbourne Library. 540 E Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL 32901

Oli Johhnson,  Naturalist at Turkey Creek Sanctuary in Palm Bay.   His presentation will give you wonderful general information about what you will see when you visit Turkey Creek Santuary. …

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Feb 10, '15

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

Lermon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood, FL

“Local Edible and Medicinal Plants” by Bill Dunson, PhD

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Feb 16, '15

7:00 pm

Serenoa

General Meeting - The Impact of Mining on Florida

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Rosalind Rowe, Florida State Parks Biologist, will tell us about the restoration at Alafia State Park, a former phosphate mining site. From Serenoans Brooks and Nancy Armstrong we’ll hear…

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Feb 21, '15

9:00 am

Serenoa

Field Trip

Alafia River State Park, Hillsborough County

Rosalind Rowe will show us the park’s extensive restoration of the mixed hardwood forest and pine flatwoods in old mining areas.

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Mar 05, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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Mar 10, '15

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

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

“Update, What’s Happening in Sarasota County Parks” By Chris Meyer

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Mar 14, '15

9:30 am

Mangrove

Plant Native Day

Cedar Point Park, 2300 Placida Rd, Englewood, FL

Theme of day-TBA. Annual event from 9:30AM-1:00PM.  There will be a native plant sale, several related lectures, and nature walks. 

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Mar 16, '15

7:00 pm

Serenoa

General Meeting - The Amazon of North America

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

The Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, a rich repository of native epiphytes and orchids is still giving up some of its secrets. Longtime Park Biologist Mike Owen will fill us in on new…

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Mar 21, '15

9:00 am

Serenoa

Field Trip

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Collier County

You’ll have a choice of an unforgettable swamp walk for the hardy or alternatively a landlubber’s ramble along some of the old tram roads through the strand.

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Apr 02, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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Apr 04, '15

9:00 am

Serenoa

Plant Sale

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

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Apr 19, '15

10:00 am

Serenoa

Earth Day Celebration

Oscar Scherer State Park, Sarasota County

10 AM – 4 PM
Exhibits, plant sale, music, food, guided walks.

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Apr 20, '15

7:00 pm

Serenoa

General Meeting - Planting a Refuge for Wildlife

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Retired Broward County Environmental Administrator Gil MacAdam who created three National Wildlife Federation yards will tell us how he did it.

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May 07, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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May 18, '15

7:00 pm

Serenoa

General Meeting - Native Plant Gardens/ Three Approaches

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Mary Foster will tell us how she landscaped her sunny yard which overlooks a canal; Nancy West will talk about gardening in drier uplands near the Manatee River, close to downtown. We’ll also…

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May 23, '15

9:00 am

Serenoa

Field Trip

A Visit to the Foster/West Yards + a Stop at the Manatee County Courthouse

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May 28, '15

12:00 am

SweetBay

Florida Native Plant Society Annual Conference

Tallahassee

Plans are in the works for a fantastic conference in Tallahassee.  The conference team is planning with a focus on the opportunities for exploring nature in north Florida.  Sponsored by the…

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May 28, '15

12:00 am

Serenoa

Florida Native Plant Society Annual Conference

Tallahassee Community College

May 28-31

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Jun 04, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Election of Officers

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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