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Jul 27, '16

12:00 am

SeaRocket

NO MONTHLY MEETING

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Jul 28, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

Cancelled - FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting - online

The July GoToMeeting has been cancelled.

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Jul 30, '16

7:30 am

LongleafPine

Field Trip to Blackwater River State Park

Near Munson, FL

Meet 7:30 AM at parking lot in front of J. C. Penney by former University Mall complex (7171 N. Davis Hwy, Pensacola), or wait to join group in parking lot of McDonald’s restaurant in Milton (6485 Caroline…

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Jul 31, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Aug 01, '16

6:30 pm

Hernando

Monthly Meeting and Public Program: Pollinators

Chinsegut Hill Retreat, Brooksville

Beyond Butterflies and Honey Bees -  by Jeanette Klopchin, Pollinator Protection Specialist, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services    Come to this program to hear the…

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Aug 02, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Aug 02, '16

7:00 pm

Tarflower

Dr. Craig Huegel

Leu Gardens

Dr. Craig Huegel, botanist, author, professor, blogger,Central  Florida native plant aficionado, speaker extraordinaire (I have it on the best  authority), will present a program on Landscaping…

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Aug 03, '16

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Grasses of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Moccasin Lake Nature Park

Hear from renowned author and grass expert David Hall. Talk starts 7:30ish, but we encourage people to socialize before the announcements at 7 p.m.  David W. Hall, Ph.D., currently owns and operates…

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Aug 04, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: Meet the New Board and Their Favorite Native Plants

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

See beautiful photography and why these plants are the best!

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Aug 06, '16

8:00 am

Pinellas

Field Trip: Grasses of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

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

Join Stephanie Coutant for a tour of Boyd Hill with emphasis on native grasses. Kodiak Brothers and Arnie Rutkis will assist with grass identification. There will be a four dollar ($4) fee for the tour.

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Aug 07, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Aug 08, '16

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

Aug. Chapter Meeting

Piggotte Center South Daytona

Program - TBA Plant of the Month: Yellow Anise The Pawpaw Chapter meets the second monday of the month at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd. South Daytona, FL.  This is at the corner…

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Aug 09, '16

7:00 pm

NatureCoast

Chapter Meeting

Land o'Lakes Community Center

Meeting Day and Time           Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center Meeting Location         5401…

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Aug 13, '16

9:00 am

Coontie

Go Native Plant Sale

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

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

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Aug 13, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

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

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Aug 13, '16

9:30 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters meetings

FFA Leadership Training Center

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

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Aug 13, '16

9:30 am

Council

Board and Council of Chapters meetings

FFA Leadership Training Center, Haines City

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

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Aug 14, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Aug 17, '16

7:00 pm

Suncoast

Chapter Meeting: TBD

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

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

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Aug 20, '16

12:00 am

Pawpaw

Summer Plant Swap and EDC visit

Central Park, Ormond Beach

The chapter summer plant swap will be held in Central Park, Ormond Beach.  Afterwards, we will go take a look at the new Environmental Discovery Center and the associated native, butterfly and rain…

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Aug 21, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Aug 24, '16

12:00 am

SeaRocket

NO MONTHLY MEETING

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Aug 26, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Panel Discussion

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting At a previous meeting we asked out members to tell the topics of interest to them. This discussion will attempt to address many of the issues requested. Location: Big Cypress Recreation…

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Aug 28, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Sep 01, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

To Be Determined

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Sep 04, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Sep 06, '16

7:00 pm

Tarflower

Bill Partington, Founding FNPS member

Leu Gardens

Topic:  “People Who Saved Florida: 1965-1980”   “William, or Bill as he prefers, has done considerable freelance work over the years in the environmental sciences. He first started out with…

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Sep 07, '16

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Land Management Initiatives

Moccasin Lake Nature Park 2750 Park Trail Ln., Clearwater

FNPS members and land management reviewers Jan Allyn and Katy Roberts will talk about land management and FNPS’s role. Talk starts 7:30, but we encourage people to socialize before the announcements at…

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Sep 08, '16

6:30 am

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Please check back for program information.

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Sep 10, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

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

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Sep 11, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Sep 12, '16

6:00 pm

Sumter

Invasive Plant ID & control

2427 CR 522 Sumterville

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

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Sep 12, '16

6:00 pm

Conradina

Conradina Chapter General Meeting and Election of Officers

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

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

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Sep 12, '16

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

Sept. Pawpaw Meeting

Piggotte Center, South Daytona

Program - TBA The Pawpaw Chapter meets the second monday of the month at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd. South Daytona, FL.  This is at the corner of Big Tree Road & James Street,…

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Sep 13, '16

8:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

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

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

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Sep 13, '16

6:30 pm

Sparkleberry

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

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Sep 17, '16

10:30 am

Pinellas

Kayaking at Weedon Island Preserve

Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Island Drive NE, St. Petersburg

Join Jan Allyn on a paddle through mangrove tunnels and out into Riviera Bay. Meet at 10:30 p.m. at kayak rental area on entrance road near the visitor center. Plan to launch at 11 a.m. Ten single kayaks…

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Sep 18, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Sep 21, '16

7:00 pm

Suncoast

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

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

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

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Sep 22, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting - Budget

GoToMeeting - online

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Sep 23, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Native trees for the Urban Landscape

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Jason Smith with UF Jason Smith is a faculty member at the University of Florida. He teaches, conducts research and carries out extension programs related to tree diseases and forest health. He specializes…

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Sep 24, '16

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Public Lands Day and Plant Sale

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Sep 25, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Sep 27, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Sep 28, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Sep 30, '16

8:00 am

TheVillages

Native Plant Garden Tour

Map will be provided.

Time: 8:00am to Noon Location: Meet at Big Cypress Recreation Center 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Tour some of the yards that have gone over to the native side, Florida native plants…

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Oct 04, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Oct 05, '16

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Creating Interest in a Winter Landscape

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

This lecture will focus on ways to increase aesthetics in Florida winter landscapes by using long season plantings and adding plants with structural characteristics such as berries, branching, unique…

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Oct 06, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

To Be Determined

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Oct 08, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

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

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Oct 08, '16

9:00 am

Tarflower

Master Gardeners Plant Sale

Orange County Extension office

Come check out our very first fall plant sale of the year! Learn about native plants and enjoy cooler weather in Central Florida!  The Master Gardeners Plant Sale is unique to us as it’s a team-buliding…

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Oct 08, '16

10:00 am

Suncoast

Fall Native Plant Sale

USF Botanical Gardens

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

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Oct 09, '16

10:00 am

Suncoast

Fall Native Plant Sale

USF Botanical Gardens

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

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Oct 11, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

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

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

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Oct 13, '16

12:00 am

Suncoast

Florida Birding and Nature Festival

Hillsborough Community College Southshore Campus

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

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Oct 13, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Please check back for program information.

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Oct 15, '16

7:00 am

Tarflower

Backyard Biodiversity Day!

Mead Botanical Gardens, Winter Park

Come join us at Mead Bonatinal Gardens for the 4th Annual, Tarflower-hosted, Backyard Biodiveristy Day! Admission is free. Several workshops, nature walks, and a fall plant sale are planned complete with…

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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 22, '16

9:00 am

Pinellas

Fall Native Plant Festival

Wilcox Nursery & Landscape, 12501 Indian Rocks Rd., Largo

Join us for a fun-filled day of talks and native plants for sale. Wilcox Nursery donates a portion of the sales that day to our local chapter, so indulge your native plant addiction while supporting our…

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Oct 25, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Oct 26, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Oct 27, '16

7:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting -Online

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Oct 28, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Craig Huegel - Florida Wildflowers

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Craig N. Huegel, Ph.D. is an environmental consultant and educator who loves plants. He currently teaches in the biology program at St. Petersburg College. Classes include  plant biology, field botany,…

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Nov 01, '16

7:00 pm

Tarflower

Juliet Rynear- Conservation Grants and you

Leu Gardens

Juliet Ryner, FNPS member and Conservation Grant chair will be speaking on the importance of funding state-level grants that promote our conservation, preservation, and restoration mission. For more information…

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Nov 05, '16

12:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapter Meeting

Cedar Point Environmental Park

NOVEMBER in-person meeting, Saturday, November 5th at Cedar Point Environmental Park. Address:  2300 Placida Road, Englewood, FL Overnight accommodations are available at nearby motels/hotels. …

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Nov 05, '16

7:00 am

Tarflower

GrowVember!

Mead Botanical Gardens, Winter Park

Come join us at Mead Botanical Gardens to celebrate GrowVember. Books, merchandise, and plants will be available for sale. Expand your knowledge about native plants and speak with our members that specialize…

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Nov 05, '16

10:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters meeting

Cedar Point Environmental Park

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

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Nov 05, '16

10:00 am

Pinellas

Field Trip: Devil's Millhopper & San Felasco Hammock

Gainesville

Join field trip leader Dr. Craig Huegel as we explore Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park (120’ deep sinkhole) and San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park (mature hardwood forest). Afterwards,…

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Nov 08, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

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

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

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Nov 10, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Please check back for program information.

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Nov 12, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

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

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Nov 22, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Nov 23, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Nov 25, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Regular Monthly Meeting

Big Cypress Recreation Center

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

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Dec 03, '16

12:00 am

Pinellas

Florida Native Plant Society Mini-Conference

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs

Join us for a fun-filled day at Brooker Creek Preserve in cooperation with Suncoast, Nature Coast, Citrus and Heartland chapters. Dr. Craig Huegel will talk about roots, Bruce Turley will discuss Landscape…

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Dec 06, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Dec 06, '16

7:00 pm

Tarflower

Dick Deuerling's Boy Scout Troop

Leu Gardens

Come join us and learn about our very own Dick Deuerling (Co-author of “Florida’s Wild Edibles” book) and his legacy through some of his boy scout troops (now in their 50s and 60s). Dick Duereling is…

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Dec 13, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

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

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

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Dec 21, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Dec 23, '16

12:00 pm

TheVillages

No Meeting

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Feb 10, '17

4:00 pm

FNPS

Annual Retreat - Board and Council of Chapters

Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park

The FNPS annual retreat will be held all day Saturday, February 11th and Sunday morning February 12th. Check in will be 4:00 pm on Friday, February 10th and there will beiInformal get togethers on Friday…

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