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Sep 01, '15

7:00 pm

Tarflower

Monthly Program

Harry P. Leu Gardens

TBD

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Sep 01, '15

7:00 pm

PaynesPrairie

September Chapter Meeting, 7pm

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32605

Attn: This meeting is on the first Tuesday of the month. Topic: The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape Speaker: Ginny Stibolt Our speaker Ginny Stibolt will provide ideas and tools to help…

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Sep 02, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Monthly Program: Trees Are Cool!

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

This program will be given by Art Finn, arborist for the City of Safety Harbor. Learn about the environmental benefits of trees, best tree species for residential landscapes, and tips for caring for your…

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Sep 03, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: How to Attract More Birds to Your Yard

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Presented by Ron Houser, local bird and native plant enthusiast

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Sep 03, '15

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Program - Grasses and Grasslands - 4 Speakers

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

Local native plant experts will present how to understand, appreciate and conserve important native grasses and their grassland habitats. Competing in the natural landscape against towering trees, massive…

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Sep 05, '15

7:00 am

Pinellas

Field Trip: Environmental Projects at Fort DeSoto

Fort DeSoto County Park, Tierra Verde

See firsthand a few of the projects that have been done at Fort DeSoto County Park in south Pinellas County to improve water quality, biodiversity, recreation opportunities, and aesthetic appeal. Debbie…

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Sep 08, '15

8:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Work Day

Wolf Creek Rd., Whigham, GA

Come enjoy a morning activity removing exotic invasive plants or otherwise enhancing the property, with an invitation to bring-your-own-lunch and an afternoon stroll.  To join the volunteer list,…

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Sep 08, '15

7:00 pm

Coccoloba

The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape (And our Chapter meeting)

Page Field Base Operations

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Sep 08, '15

7:00 pm

Lyonia

Lyonia Chapter Meeting

Rinker Env. Center, Stetson University, DeLand

Lyonia chapter meetings will now be held on the Stetson Campus at the Rinker Environmental Center, 230 E. Michigan Ave. in DeLand. The Lyonia Chapter will meet September through May to coincide with the…

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Sep 08, '15

7:00 pm

NatureCoast

Landscaping & Gardening with Florida Native Plants

Land O Lakes Community Center

This PowerPoint presentation was created through a partnership of the St. Petersburg Audubon Society and the Pinellas Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society.  The goal is to provide general…

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Sep 09, '15

1:00 pm

Coccoloba

The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape WORKSHOP

Bonita Springs City Hall, 9101 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

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Sep 09, '15

7:00 pm

Coontie

Dr. Ellen Lake on Bio Controls

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

Details coming soon.

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Sep 12, '15

8:30 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

2015 marks the 5th anniversary of Ixia’s adoption of Native Park. Please join us for TLC Saturday at Native Park on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30-11:30 (you are welcome to come for all or…

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Sep 12, '15

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This is the time volunteers spend identifing weeds, and exstacting them, trimming spent growth, and seasonally collecting seed for later propigation.…

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Sep 12, '15

9:00 am

Coontie

Go Native Plant Sale

Fern Forest NC, 201 Lyons Rd S, Coconut Creek, FL

A variety of native plant nurseries and vendors will be displaying and selling plants native to south Florida. Other plants said to be beneficial to butterflies and wildlife will also be sold there. Sale…

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Sep 12, '15

9:00 am

Coccoloba

A Beach Walk with Dr. Tonya Clayton

Lovers Key Beach

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Sep 12, '15

9:00 am

Tarflower

Monthly Field Trip

Seminole State Forest Warea Tract

We are going to the Warea Tract, located just across the Orange County line in Lake County to see the rare Warea amplexifolia and many other wildflowers. Our leader will be Mike Martin of the…

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Sep 12, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip

TNC's Phipps Preserve on Alligator Point

Field trip to The Nature Conservancy’s Phipps Preserve on Alligator Point

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Sep 12, '15

9:00 am

Coontie

Private Tour of Bug Research Lab & Garden

3225 College Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

Dr. Ellen Lake and Eileen Pokorny take us for a private tour of the USDA-ARS Invasive Plant Research Laboratory, a mass rearing facility for entomology research, and the KIND (Keep…

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Sep 12, '15

10:00 am

NatureCoast

a quiet walk through Cypress Lakes Preserve

Cypress Lakes Preserve, 32375 Cortez Blvd. Ridge Manor, FL 34602

Join us for a quiet walk through Cypress Lakes Preserve, led by Jim King, Conservation Lands Specialist for Hernando County. The walk will be shaded and since we are starting early, we should avoid most…

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Sep 14, '15

6:00 pm

Sumter

Reducing Water Usage with Native Plants

Sumterville Communtiy Building, 2427 County Road 522, Sumterville, FL

Loyd Singleton, Florida Friendly Landscaping and Urban Horticulture Agent with the University of Florida’s Extension Service will present: “Reducing Water Usage with Native Plants”. Lloyd has been with…

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Sep 14, '15

6:00 pm

Conradina

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

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

Carol Hebert will give a short presentation on her completing a Master Naturalist class in Coastal Habitats.
Tim Kozusco will speak about Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park.
 

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Sep 14, '15

6:30 pm

Hernando

Ecosystems of Hernando County

Chinsegut Hill - Brooksville

Please note that our public program is the 2nd Monday due to the Labor Day Holiday. Then join us to explore the diverse natural systems that make up the landscapes of Hernando County. We will describe…

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Sep 14, '15

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

Sept. Chapter Meeting

Piggotte Center, South Daytona

Program TBA The Pawpaw Chapter meets the Second Monday of each month at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd (enter from St. James St.), South Daytona. Doors open 6:30 pm, Program at 7pm, followed…

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Sep 15, '15

6:30 pm

Heartland

Presentation-Heartland Chapter

Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland, FL

Speaker: TBD
Topic: TBD

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Sep 15, '15

6:30 pm

Coontie

Broward Butterfly (NABA) Hydroponic gardening

Tree Top Park, Oak Ridge Rm, 3900 SW 100th Avenue, Davie

This event is hosted by the Broward Butterfly Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association. They recently moved to this Tree Top Park location and we wanted you to know. September’s speaker is…

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Sep 15, '15

7:00 pm

SeaOats

St Johns County Naturalist

St Augustine Beach City Hall, 2200 A1A S, 32080

He’s an instructor for the Florida Master Naturalist Program and leads numerous walks and kayak trips throughout the area.  We’re excited to host the St Johns County Naturalist, AyoLane Halusky,…

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Sep 16, '15

6:30 pm

Ixia

General Meeting

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

Anne Cox, President of the Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) will speak at the September 16th meeting of the Ixia Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society. She will discuss the many activities and…

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Sep 16, '15

7:00 pm

Suncoast

Champion Trees and State Forest Services

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

The Champion Tree Program was created by the American Forests organization in 1940, to recognize the largest known tree of each species in the United States. American Forests publishes their National…

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Sep 18, '15

6:30 pm

PineLily

Native Plant Design with Karina Veaudry, RLA

First United Methodist Church, Kissimmee

Karina Veaudry, RLA of NFC Landscape Architects, Inc. will give a presentation on Native Plant Design. Karina is the former Executive Director of the Florida Native Plant Society. Program is free and…

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Sep 19, '15

8:15 am

Suncoast

September Fieldtrip

Blackwater Creek Nature Preserve, 2469 Patrinostro Rd, Plant City, FL 33565

The Blackwater Creek Nature Preserve in Plant City promises to have a great display of fall wildflowers. Two SNPS members visited the preserve in July and the goldenrod, narrow-leaf sunflowers…

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Sep 19, '15

8:15 am

PaynesPrairie

September Field Trip, 8:15am - 1pm

Thelma Boltin Center, 516. NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville, FL

Field Trip: Florida Friendly Landscape and Garden Tour The event starts at the Thelma Boltin Center for registration, exhibits, handouts, maps and a presentation. Following this introduction, participants…

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Sep 19, '15

9:00 am

Hernando

Fall Native Plant Sale at Chinsegut Hill

Chinsegut Hill, Brooksville

The Hernando Chapter will host the 2015 fall plant sale at Chinsegut Hill. Local native plant growers will be on hand to supply species for your west central Florida landscape. Come early for the best…

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Sep 19, '15

9:00 am

Ixia

Field Trip

Down to Earth Farm

IXIA CHAPTER OF THE FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY FIELD TRIP September 19, 2015 Field Trip Location: DOWN TO EARTH FARM Meet-up time at the Farm is 9:00 am 9355 Old Plank Road, Maxville Down to Earth Farm…

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Sep 20, '15

6:00 pm

Council

Monthly Council Meeting

Online: GoToMeeting

Monthly online Council meetings are for Chapter Representatives due to limited GoToMeeting seating capacity. Representatives will receive an email invitation with a connection link (or alternative call-in…

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Sep 21, '15

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - September General Meeting

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Salt Barrens on the Gulf Coast  Don’t let the name fool you! These rare and threatened habitats host many forms of life—from the familiar to the enigmatic. Author Tonya Clayton, will share the…

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Sep 22, '15

12:00 am

TheVillages

Early Morning Guided Walk

Early morning guided hike through FNPS member and Master Gardener Pat Leach’s property where 80 acres are managed as a natural area. Field trips and  Workshops are sponsored by The Villages…

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Sep 23, '15

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

General Membership Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

General Membership Meeting - every 4th Wednesday of the Month. Dr. Jay Barnhart, retired forensic pathologist and avid amateur mycologist will be giving a visual presentation entitled “WHAT IS…

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Sep 24, '15

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting on line

GoToMeeting - on line

FNPS Board Teleconference meeting
This GoToMeeting will include Budget meeting.

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Sep 24, '15

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

Pinecrest Gardens
11000 SW 57 Avenue (Red Road)
Free and open to the public

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Sep 25, '15

1:30 am

TheVillages

The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape – Ginny Stibolt

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Ms. Stibolt is the author of the soon to be published, The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape, and two other books: Sustainable Gardening for Florida and Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening…

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Sep 25, '15

9:00 am

Cocoplum

Volunteer Work Opportunity: Seagrass Survey

Florida Oceanographic Society

Roll up your sleeves and get wet! Help the scientists count the seagrass. Contact FOS for details and RSVP.
 FOS seagrass survey 

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Sep 26, '15

12:00 am

Pawpaw

Field Trip - Trail walks in Ocala National Forest

Clearwater Lake Recreation Area, Paisley

Trail walks with Dr. Susan Carr at Cleawater Lake Recreation Area in the south end of Ocala National Forest, off state road 42 near Paisley.
Details TBA
 

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Sep 26, '15

7:30 am

LongleafPine

Field Trip to Oak Tree Nature Park

Mary Esther

Meet 7:30 AM at Wayside Park near north end of Pensacola Bay Bridge in parking lot by visitor information center, or go directly to the Nature Park (south of Hollywood Blvd just west of intersection with…

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Sep 26, '15

9:00 am

SeaRocket

National Public Lands Day and Plant Sale

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

This is National Public Lands Day. Sea Rocket is invested in the Enchanted Forest which is celebrating NPLD with Pizza for all volunteers, either helping Sea Rocket mulch and care for the butterfly Gardens…

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Sep 26, '15

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL

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Sep 26, '15

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Field Trip Announcement

Helen and Allan Cruickshank Sanctruary

Hosted by Dr. Paul Schmalzer Saturday September 26, 2015  from 0900-1200 This sanctuary is a joint acquisition of the Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands Program and the State of Florida,…

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Sep 26, '15

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - September Field Trip

Robinson Preserve, Manatee County

A wagon ride with Tonya Clayton and Damon Moore to look at salt barrens in this 600-acre coastal preserve transformed back to coastal and wetland habitats from farmland. Robinson boasts some of the best…

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Sep 26, '15

2:00 pm

SweetBay

Park Appreciation Day

St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

Beach cleanup in the mornig.
Food, live music and activities for the whole family beginning at 2:00 PM EST
More information to follow

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Sep 27, '15

8:30 am

Coontie

Hike Hole-In-The-Donut with Steve Woodmansee

Meet: Coe Visitor Center, Everglades Park

This is a joint field trip hosted by the Dade Chapter (Broward folks are welcome). Hole-In-The-Donut is a Restoration Area within Everglades National Park.   ? Meet at Coe Visitor Center. Arrive…

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Sep 28, '15

5:30 pm

Cocoplum

City of Stuart Proclamation: October is Florida Native Plant Month

Commission Chambers 121 SW Flagler Ave Stuart

Stand proudly with us as Stuart City Commissioners honor Florida Native Plants!

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Oct 01, '15

6:00 am

Coontie

Florida Native Plant Month

Broward County

Click to expand; email link for a free poster to display publicly.

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Oct 01, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: How to Create a Herbarium

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Presented by Travis and Karen MacClendon

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Oct 01, '15

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Program - Dr. Loran Anderson - Seed Dispersal

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

Speaker: Dr. Loran Anderson
Topic: Seed Dispersal

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Oct 02, '15

8:00 am

Beautyberry

Wings & Wildflowers -- Oct 2, 3 & 4

Join lake Beautyberry at the 4th Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival—speakers, exhibits, vendors, Field Trips…details to follow. We are once again co-sponsoring this wonderful celebration of…

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Oct 02, '15

9:45 pm

Cocoplum

Volunteer Work Opportunity: Savannas Mint Population Introduction

Savannas Preserve State Park in Port St. Lucie

Work with fellow volunteers to plant Savannas Mint raised at Bok Tower and now ready for reintroduction in spectacular Savannas Preserve State Park. Wear long pants, heavy shoes and RSVP to Cheryl Peterson…

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Oct 03, '15

8:00 am

SweetBay

Bay Day

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve

More information to follow

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Oct 03, '15

9:00 am

Serenoa

SERENOA CHAPTER - FALL PLANT SALE

Sweet Bay Nursery Manatee County 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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Oct 05, '15

6:30 pm

Hernando

Monthly Program: Are we over-selling native plants?

Chinsegut Hill, Brooksville FL

Ginny Stibolt will answer this question, and tell us what to do about it. When native plant enthusiasts talk to people who are familiar with high maintenance lawns, instant landscapes, seasonally planted…

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Oct 06, '15

6:30 pm

Cocoplum

Chapter Meeting - Native Bees : Key Pollinators for Native Plants

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

Michelle Peterson on Native Bees  Florida is home to over 300 species of native bees including “stingless” varieties that perform important work in our ecosystems. Michelle Peterson is President…

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Oct 07, '15

12:00 am

TheVillages

Morning Wildflower Walk

Half Moon Wildlife Management Area

Morning Wildflower walk with Nancy Dwyer at Half Moon Wildlife Management Area.  Two dates are available (Oct 7 and 28), but maximum of 15 people per outing.  Sign-up at the regular meeting.…

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Oct 07, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Environmental Restorations Projects In Pinellas County

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

Debbie Chayet will give us a virtual tour of various restoration sites around Pinellas County, places where habitat has been improved, flood/stormwater is better treated, biodiversity has been increased,…

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Oct 09, '15

1:00 pm

TheVillages

How to Create a Florida-Friendly Landscape with Native Plants

Big Cypress Recreation Center

This workshop will take participants through each of the steps in creating a native plant landscape plan that is attractive, can be approved by the Architectural Review Committee, reduces water and chemical…

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Oct 09, '15

4:00 pm

PaynesPrairie

Fall Native Plant Sale, 10/09-10/10

Morningside Nature Park

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Oct 10, '15

12:00 am

SweetBay

Explore the Outdoors Festival

Freeport

The event wll be held from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM along beautiful Black Creek at Live Oak Landing at 229 Pitts Avenue in Freeport. This fun-filled day is geared towards introducing children to the wonders…

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Oct 10, '15

8:00 am

SweetBay

Field Trip on SR 65

Apalachicola National Forest

Enjoy the beauty of native wildflowers on SR 65 from Hosford to Sumatra in Liberty County.  Follow Jody Wood-Putnam and ron Houser as they identify and describe what is blooming. …

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Oct 10, '15

8:30 am

PaynesPrairie

Fall Native Plant Sale

Morningside Nature Park

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Oct 10, '15

8:30 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

2015 marks the 5th 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 10, '15

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This is the time volunteers spend identifing weeds, and exstacting them, trimming spent growth, and seasonally collecting seed for later propigation.…

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Oct 10, '15

9:00 am

Tarflower

Master Gardeners Plant Sale

TBD

Details to come.

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Oct 10, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip - Dr. Loran Anderson & Scott Davis

TBD

Leader: Dr. Loran Anderson and Scott Davis
Location: To be determined

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Oct 10, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Seek & Destroy Invasive Plants in a COT Park

Optimist Park (Indian Head Acres 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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Oct 10, '15

10:00 am

Conradina

Landscaping with Florida Natives Tour

The Conradina Chapter hosts the 5th Annual Landscaping with Florida Natives Tour. Six homes will be open for visitation from 10:00 to 4:00 by 200 guests who will be educated on the importance of native…

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Oct 10, '15

10:00 am

Suncoast

Fall Native Plant Sale

USF Botanical Gardens

USF BOTANICAL GARDENS 2015 FALL PLANT FESTIVAL, October 10 & 11  SNPS will be selling native plants at the USF  Fall Plant Sale. We will have an assortment of native wildflowers, trees and…

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Oct 10, '15

10:00 am

Pawpaw

Chapter Field Trip - Mala Greenway Trail

Bing's Landing, Flagler Co.

October 2015 Pawpaw Chapter Field Trip: Oct. 10 (Sat): Plant ID Walk at Flagler County’s Mala Compra Greenway Trail, Picnic Lunch at Bing’s Landing with follow-up visit to Mala Compra Plantation Archeological…

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Oct 10, '15

10:30 am

Cocoplum

Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape, Free Workshop with Ginny Stibolt

Robert Morgade Library, 5851 SE Community Drive, Stuart

The Public is invited to hear author Ginny Stibolt share insights on what she has learned about The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape. Find out more about native plants and meet the people…

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Oct 12, '15

6:00 pm

Sumter

The Green Swamp Watershed: Future water supply of central Florida

Sumterville Community Building, 2427 County Road 522, Sumterville, FL

Chester Bradshaw, a grassroots environmentalist, will speak to us about: “The Green Swamp: Future water supply for central Florida”. Chester’s interest in water/wetlands began as a young boy growing up…

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Oct 12, '15

6:00 pm

Conradina

Go Native 500 Brevard Project

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

This evenings speaker will be an Eagle Scout who will talk about The Go Native Brevard 500 Project, which is an eco-art Eagle Scout project to educate and inspire the protection of pollinators and pollinator…

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Oct 12, '15

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

Oct. Chapter Meeting - Art of Maintaining a Native FL Landscape

Piggotte Center, South Daytona

Ginny Stibolt will be speaking to the Pawpaw Chapter on the subject of her latest book - The Art of Maintaining a Native Florida Landscape. The standard dream home garden—the kind splashed across magazine…

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Oct 13, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Nature Preserve

Wolf Creek Rd., Whigham, GA

Come enjoy a morning activity removing exotic invasive plants or otherwise enhancing the property, with an invitation to bring-your-own-lunch and an afternoon stroll.  To join the volunteer list,…

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Oct 13, '15

1:30 pm

Suncoast

Florida Native Plant Month Proclamation

County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd, 2nd Floor Boardroo

The Hillsborough County Commission will be issuing a proclamation on October 13, 2015, declaring October Florida Native Plant Month. The proclamation will…

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Oct 13, '15

5:30 pm

Naples

Annual Potluck and First Meeting of the Season

Naples Botanical Gardens

Join us at the first event of the season! Please bring a dish to share. Mingling to begin at 5:30pm, dinner at 6pm. Speaker will begin at 7pm. We will announce the speaker and more details soon.

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Oct 13, '15

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Program

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

“Identification of Various Species of Goldenrod,” by Al Squires and Denny Girard

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Oct 13, '15

7:00 pm

Coccoloba

Kara Tyler-Julian discusses the Use of the Native Plant Bidens Alba

Page Field Base Operations, 5200 Captain Channing Page Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907

Kara Tyler-Julian discusses ...
The Use of the Native Plant Bidens Alba in a Push-Pull Method of Pest and Disease Management for Tomatoes in Florida

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Oct 13, '15

7:00 pm

NatureCoast

Plant Nomenclature: Who Needs All Those Strange Names Anyways?

Land O Lakes Community Center

Those Latin names don’t always roll off our tongues nor are they always so easy to remember, but they do serve a real purpose in our gardening lives.  Discover their purpose and method to the seeming…

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Oct 14, '15

7:00 pm

Coontie

Green Cay & Wakodahatchee Wetlands

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

Mike Rawls, landscape architect for Palm Beach County Water Utilities designed and  manages the Green Cay and Wakodahatchee Wetlands. He will speak about the development and management of these…

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Oct 17, '15

9:00 am

Pinellas

Fall Native Plant Festival

Wilcox Nursery & Landscape, 12501 Indian Rocks Road, Largo

October is Florida Native Plant Month… Come celebrate it with the Pinellas Chapter! Our fall native plant festival celebrates the beauty of wildflowers and showy bunchgrasses. Chapter members will be…

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Oct 17, '15

9:00 am

Coontie

Tour of Green Cay by designer, Mike Rawls

12800 Hagen Ranch Road Boynton Beach, FL 33437

Mike Rawls, the landscape architect who designed and maintains Green Cay and Wakodahatchee Wetlands for Palm Beach County will give a 30 summary of the Cay and then a tour to see the native plants…

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Oct 17, '15

10:00 am

NatureCoast

Fall Plant Sale & Free Workshop

Land O' Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd./US 41, Land O'Lakes 34639

The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society is having a Florida Native Plant Sale on Saturday, October 17, from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’Lakes…

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Oct 18, '15

6:00 pm

Council

Monthly Council Meeting

Online: GoToMeeting

Monthly online Council meetings are for Chapter Representatives due to limited GoToMeeting seating capacity. Representatives will receive an email invitation with a connection link (or alternative call-in…

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Oct 19, '15

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - October General Meeting

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Bringing Back Scrub at Highlands Hammock   Elizabeth Gandy, Curatorial Assistant at Selby Gardens and former biologist with the state park system, will tell us how this globally endangered natural…

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Oct 20, '15

9:00 am

Cocoplum

Martin County Proclamation: October is Florida Native Plant Month

Martin County Administrative Center, Commission Chambers, 2401 SE Monterey Road, Stuart

Martin County Board of County Commissioners will proclaim that October 2015 is Florida Native Plant Month. Be there for this notable occasion and share your passion for our native plants.
 

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Oct 20, '15

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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Oct 20, '15

7:00 pm

SeaOats

Ginny Stibolt / The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape

St Augustine Beach city hall, 2200 A1A S, 32080

Renowned NE Florida author and blogger Ginny Stibolt will discuss her new book,  The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape.
Plant raffle and refreshments.  Doors open 6:30.

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Oct 21, '15

7:00 pm

Suncoast

Basic Plant Identification

Hillsborough County Extension, 5339 County Rd 579, Seffner

Robert Hattaway,  Ph. D. Botany, will talk on basic plant ID using the HIDAD method: Habitat, Illustration, Distribution, Abundance and Description. Dr Hattaway earned his doctorate in botany from…

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Oct 22, '15

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board Meeting on line

GoTo Meeting On-line

FNPS Board Teleconference meeting

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Oct 22, '15

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

Pinecrest Gardens
11000 SW 57 Avenue (Red Road)
Free and open to the public

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Oct 23, '15

1:30 am

TheVillages

Nature in Your Backyard

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Discover the wonder of nature with noted naturalist Don Kendzior. Don is executive director of Noah’s Notes, a nonprofit environmental organization whose mission is to save nature in your backyard.…

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Oct 23, '15

12:00 pm

Suncoast

Semi-annual Camping Trip

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve

Hitch up your camper or dust off your tent and join us for a weekend of botanizing and socialiazing at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park. You will enjoy hikes in the colorful fall prairie, a swamp…

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Oct 24, '15

8:00 am

Tarflower

Backyard Biodiversity Day

Mead Botanical Garden, Winter Park

Planning is underway! To volunteer, contact Catherine Bowman via email or at 407-761-7109.
Details and schedule to come.

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Oct 24, '15

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This is the time volunteers spend identifing weeds, and exstacting them, trimming spent growth, and seasonally collecting seed for later propigation.…

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Oct 24, '15

9:30 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - October Field Trip

Highlands Hammock State Park, Highlands County

Guided by Elizabeth Gandy and Rosalind Rowe we’ll walk scrub and scrubby flatwoods resplendent with a dozen Federally and state listed species including rarest of the rare “scrub blazing star.”…

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Oct 25, '15

10:00 am

NatureCoast

Bicycle Ride at Withlacoochee State Trail

Withlacoochee State Trail

We will ride about 12 miles round trip from the main trail head at Ridge Manor and bike north to a rest area where Croom-Rital Rd. crosses the trail. You can recognize this stop because there is also…

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Oct 28, '15

12:00 am

TheVillages

Wildflower Walk with Nancy Dwyer

Half Moon Wildlife Management Area

Morning Wildflower walk with Nancy Dwyer at Half Moon Wildlife Management Area.  Two dates are available (Oct 7 and 28), but maximum of 15 people per outing.  Sign-up at the regular meeting.…

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Oct 28, '15

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Sea Rocket Monthly Meeting

Enchanted Forest

Sea Rocket is proud to have Peggy Lantz, a Florida Master Naturalist, musician, horseman, leather crafter, outdoors woman, and editor and author. Her publications reflect her many interests speaking…

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Oct 31, '15

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Old Miakka Preserve, 251 Myakka Rd, Sarasota, FL

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Nov 04, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Annual Membership Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner - Forensic Botany

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

David Hall

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Nov 05, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: Seed Dormancy and Germination

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Presented by Gail Baker

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Nov 05, '15

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Program - Mike Jenkins - Florida Forests & Invasive Species

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

Speaker: Mike Jenkins
Topic: Florida Forests & Invasive Species

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Nov 07, '15

9:30 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council Of Chapters Meetings

Florida Division of Forestry Training Center

PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE  - November 7, 2015 as FNPS Cuba trip is Nov 15-22.  This is a one day meeting with an option for overnight in the Training Center facilities. Sunday field trips…

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Nov 07, '15

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Forest Festival and Plant Sale

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

The Forest Festival and Native Palnt sale is an event not to miss. Enchanted Forest puts on a wonderful festival with activities for all ages. Sea Rocket will be selling native plants to enhance your…

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Nov 07, '15

6:00 pm

Council

Live Council Meeting

Forestry Withlacoochee Training Center, Brooksville

Florida Division of Forestry Training Center Council meeting time not yet confirmed. This is a one day meeting with an option for overnight in the Training Center facilities. Sunday field trips are optional.…

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Nov 09, '15

6:00 pm

Conradina

The Turpentine Trees at St. Sebastion River Preserve State Park

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

Tracey Wright will be our speaker for the evenings program titled: The Turpentine Trees at St. Sebastion River Preserve State Park.

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Nov 10, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Work Day

Wolf Creek Rd., Whigham, GA

Come enjoy a morning activity removing exotic invasive plants or otherwise enhancing the property, with an invitation to bring-your-own-lunch and an afternoon stroll.  To join the volunteer list,…

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Nov 10, '15

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Program

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood, Fl

“What a Master Gardener Learns About Native Plants,” By Vickie Lowe

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Nov 10, '15

7:00 pm

Coccoloba

Paul Julian II on Carbon Cycle Dynamics

Page Field Base Operations, 5200 Captain Channing Page Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907

Paul Julian II discusses ...
From Above Ground to Below Ground:  Carbon Cycle Dynamics in South Florida Ecosystems.

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Nov 11, '15

7:00 pm

Coontie

The Dances between Insects and Native Plants

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

Dr. Bill Kern, an experienced entomologist with the University of Florida , Entomology and Nematology Department, will introduce us to the world of insect interactions with native plants. There is so…

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Nov 13, '15

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Plant Sale at the Native Rhythms Festival.

Wickham Park, Melbourne

Sea Rocket is having a plant sale at the Native Rhythms Festivasl at Wickham Park in Melbourne. This event is 3 days long, November 13, 14 15. Volunteers are always welcome to help.

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Nov 14, '15

12:00 am

Pawpaw

Field Trip - Longleaf Pine Preserve

Longleaf Pine Preserve, Volusia County

The November field trip will be a walk on the shortest of the trails at teh west entrance to Lonleaf Pine Preserve.  This is about a one mile loop. Details TBA Trip Leader: Paul Rebmann wildflpaul@earthlink.net…

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Nov 14, '15

8:30 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

This year we celebration the 5th anniversary of Ixia’s adoption of Native Park. Please join us in maintaining this beautiful park.   Volunteering is a great way to learn about native plants that…

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Nov 14, '15

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This is the time volunteers spend identifing weeds, and exstacting them, trimming spent growth, and seasonally collecting seed for later propigation.…

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Nov 14, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip with Mike Jenkins

TBD

Leader: Mike Jenkins
Location: To be determined

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Nov 14, '15

10:00 am

Coontie

Go Native Plant Sale

Quiet Waters Park, 401 S Powerline Rd, Deerfield Beach, FL

A variety of native plant nurseries and vendors will be displaying and selling plants native to south Florida. Other plants said to be beneficial to butterflies and wildlife will also be sold there. Park…

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Nov 15, '15

2:30 pm

Beautyberry

Program Meeting: What is this Fungus Among Us

Trout Lake Nature Center, Eustis

Dr. Jay Barnhart, mycologist extrordinaire will introduce us to many local fungi, both common and rare,  help us learn to identify them and lead us through the private life of a mushroom! Come early…

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Nov 16, '15

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - November General Meeting

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Keeping Sanibel Safe For years this beautiful island (and Captiva) was up for grabs but citizens, governments and organizations including the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation conserved a major…

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Nov 17, '15

6:30 pm

Heartland

Presentation-Heartland Chapter

Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland, FL

Speaker: TBD
Topic: TBD

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Nov 19, '15

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Sea Rocket and Friends Monthly Meeting

Enchanted Forest

Both Sea Rocket and “The Friends of the Enchanted Forest” will be meeting together this month. Howard E. Ferris will be talking about the natural Florida from the perspective of an active participant…

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Nov 21, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Seek & Destroy Invasive Plants in a COT Park

Elinor Klapp-Phipps 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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Nov 21, '15

9:30 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - November Field Trip

Sanibel/Captiva Conservation Foundation and Ding Darling Preserve, Lee County

Led by Chris Lechowicz we’ll walk SCCF’s restorations along the Sanibel River, then visit the native plant nursery, picnic in the park and in the afternoon take a driving tour (with stops) through…

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Nov 26, '15

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

Pinecrest Gardens
11000 SW 57 Avenue (Red Road)
Free and open to the public

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Nov 27, '15

1:30 pm

TheVillages

November Meeting

Big Cypress Recreation Center

We welcome guests to come and see what our local society chapter is doing. FNPS membership forms and dues are accepted at the meeting or you can join online at www.fnps.org Regular Monthly Meeting Day:…

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Nov 28, '15

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Casperson Beach, 4100 Harbor Dr, Venice, FL

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Nov 28, '15

9:00 am

Serenoa

Thanksgiving Weekend Field Trip

Myakka River State Park

A walk on the prairie through Martin’s Gate. Details to follow.

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Dec 02, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Annual Holiday Conservation Celebration

Brooker Creek Preserve Education Center, Tarpon Springs

Craig Huegel speak about The Importance of Native Plants. It’s not just gardening or landscaping… It’s preservation, conservation and restoration!

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Dec 03, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Holiday Party

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Join us for our annual Holiday Party with plant exchange and slide show

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Dec 03, '15

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Susan Cerulean - Coming to Pass, her new book

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

Speaker: Susan Cerulean
Topic: Talking about her new book, Coming to Pass

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Dec 05, '15

10:00 am

Beautyberry

Clermont Program Meeting -- Flora, Fauna & Fire

Cooper Memorial Library, Clermont

You probably know that seeds of certain plants need fire to sprout, but did you know that there species of birds that will abandon a section of forest if it goes too long without fire?   Learn …

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Dec 08, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Work Day

Wolf Creek Rd., Whigham, GA

Come enjoy a morning activity removing exotic invasive plants or otherwise enhancing the property, with an invitation to bring-your-own-lunch and an afternoon stroll.  To join the volunteer list,…

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Dec 08, '15

6:00 pm

Mangrove

Program

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

Annual Holiday Potluck and Silent Auction

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Dec 08, '15

6:30 pm

Coccoloba

Coccoloba Holiday Party

Page Field Base Operations

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season and the close of 2015.  Page Field Base Operations 5100 Captain Channing Page Field Fort Myers, FL  33907 For more information, visit www.FNPSCoccoloba.org…

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Dec 12, '15

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This is the time volunteers spend identifing weeds, and exstacting them, trimming spent growth, and seasonally collecting seed for later propigation.

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Dec 12, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip

TBD

Leader: TBD
Location: TBD

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Dec 14, '15

6:00 pm

Conradina

Holiday Native Wreaths

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

Conradina provides a wreath for each person to create and decorate with native plant cuttings, fruits and seeds. Martha Steuart graciously gathers and provides these cuttings.  Everyone can bring…

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Dec 15, '15

6:30 pm

Heartland

Board Meeting-Heartland Chapter

Hosted at a Board Member's Home

Arrive by 6:30pm with a covered dish.

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Dec 19, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Seek & Destroy Invasive Plants in a COT Park

Lafayette 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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Dec 20, '15

6:00 pm

Council

Monthly Council Meeting

Online: GoToMeeting

Monthly online Council meetings are for Chapter Representatives due to limited GoToMeeting seating capacity. Representatives will receive an email invitation with a connection link (or alternative call-in…

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Dec 21, '15

6:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - Annual potluck dinner and gift exchange

St Andrew United Church of Christ, Beneva Road, Sarasota

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Dec 25, '15

12:00 am

TheVillages

No Meeting

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Jan 07, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: Native Plants for Shade Gardens

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Presented by Jody Wood-Putnam, local garden enthusiast

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Jan 07, '16

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Program meeting

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

Speaker: TBD
Topic: TBD

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Jan 09, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip

TBD

Leader: TBD
Location: TBD

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Jan 11, '16

6:00 pm

Conradina

Appalachian Wildflowers

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

Bill Hadden will give a presentation on “Appalachian Wildflowers” from the Blue Ridge of Tennessee.

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Jan 12, '16

1:00 pm

Coccoloba

Kirsten Hines, Co-author of Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens

Bonita Springs City Hall, 9101 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

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Jan 12, '16

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Program

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood

“Managing Wetland Areas in Our Communities,” by Russ Hoffman

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Jan 12, '16

7:00 pm

Coccoloba

Kirsten Hines, Co-author of Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens

Page Field Base Operations, 5200 Captain Channing Page Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907

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Jan 16, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Seek & Destroy Invasive Plants in a COT Park

Tom Brown 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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Jan 17, '16

6:00 pm

Council

Monthly Council Meeting

Online: GoToMeeting

Monthly online Council meetings are for Chapter Representatives due to limited GoToMeeting seating capacity. Representatives will receive an email invitation with a connection link (or alternative call-in…

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Jan 18, '16

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - January General Meeting

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Getting Kids into Native Plants Karen Fraley Willey of Around the Bend Nature Tours will talk about her organization’s programs, which get kids outdoors to learn about Florida habitats and the pros…

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Jan 21, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors meeting teleconference

GoToMeeting - online

FNPS Board Teleconference meeting

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Jan 23, '16

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Chapter - January Field Trip

The Celery Fields, Sarasota County

Come be a kid again at the Celery Fields with Karen Willey, in this 360-acre restored wetland planted with 200,000 aquatic plants and trees. The park has a large diverse population of resident and snowbirds…

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Jan 30, '16

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Lake Manatee State Park, 20007 SR64E, Bradenton, FL

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Feb 04, '16

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Program - Kevin Robertson - Fire Ecology

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

Speaker: Kevin Robertson, Tall Timbers
Topic: Fire Ecology

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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 13, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip - Kevin Robertson

Pebble Hill

Leader: Kevin Robertson
Location: Pebble Hill

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Feb 13, '16

9:30 am

FNPS

February 2016 FNPS Board and Council 2-day Retreat

Camp Weed & Cerveny Conference Center

Camp Weed & Cerveny Conference Center 11057 Camp Weed Pl, Live Oak, FL 32060 (386) 364-5250 More details will be available several months before meeting for overnight lodging and meals Cabin rooms…

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Feb 13, '16

6:00 pm

Council

Live Council Meeting

Camp Weed & Cerveny Conference Center

Camp Weed & Cerveny Conference Center Council Meeting time not yet confirmed. Camp Weed & Cerveny Conference Center 11057 Camp Weed Pl, Live Oak, FL 32060 (386) 364-5250 More details will be available…

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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 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 20, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Seek & Destroy Invasive Plants in a COT Park

Timberlane 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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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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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

Program - Jim Cox - Brown-headed Nuthatch

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

Speaker: Jim Cox
Topic: Brown-headed Nuthatch

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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 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 14, '16

6:00 pm

Conradina

Florida's Last Old Trees

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

Jean Huffman will present “Florida’s Last Old Trees”

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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 20, '16

6:00 pm

Council

Monthly Council Meeting

Online: GoToMeeting

Monthly online Council meetings are for Chapter Representatives due to limited GoToMeeting seating capacity. Representatives will receive an email invitation with a connection link (or alternative call-in…

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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 24, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board Meeting

GoToMeeting - online

FNPS Board of Directors Meetin

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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 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

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 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 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 17, '16

6:00 pm

Council

Monthly Council Meeting

Online: GoToMeeting

Monthly online Council meetings are for Chapter Representatives due to limited GoToMeeting seating capacity. Representatives will receive an email invitation with a connection link (or alternative call-in…

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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 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 28, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

April Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting - online

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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 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 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 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

Live Council Meeting

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

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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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 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 23, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting - online

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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

9:30 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters meetings

FFA Leadership Training Center

AUGUST MEETING Saturday, August 13, 2016
Florida FFA Leadership Training Center (Future Farmers of America)
5000 Firetower Road, Haines City, FL 33844
(863) 439-7332
 

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Sep 22, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting - online

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Oct 27, '16

7:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting -Online

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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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