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Oct 23, '14

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board meeting

Teleconference

Final Budget Review before Final Budget Approval at Nov 15 Board Meeting, Contracts.
Committee Reports with Motions due Oct 20. Full Committee Reports will be posted for November 15 meeting.

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Oct 24, '14

9:00 am

Pinellas

Camping Fieldtrip Fri. & Sat. Oct. 24 - 25, 2014

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

Saturday’s guided tour will be led by biologist Dr. Paul Gray and will begin at 9 a.m. We will be taking the “buggy tour”. Reservations are strongly suggested. Cost is $17.00 (plus tax) for adults,…

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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 from 9am-3pm to showcase some of the Ormond Beach landscapes that utilize native plants. Seaside Gardens 9-12pm (Ormond by the Sea)…

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Oct 25, '14

7:30 am

LongleafPine

Field trip to Bryan Park

Pensacola

Meet 7:30 AM in east parking lot of Lucia Tryon Branch Library (1200 Langley Avenue).  Bryan Park is located adjacent to library premises.  The purpose of this outing is to conduct a detailed…

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Oct 25, '14

8:00 am

Naples

Field Trip - Swamp Walk & Orchid Tour

Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge

Meeting place: FPNWR is located on the west side of State Road 29, just north of exit 80 off of Interstate 75. Please call (239) 597-7222 for directions to specific meeting place. Two Refuge biologists,…

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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 25, '14

9:00 am

Naples

Southwest Florida Yard and Garden Show

UF/IFAS Collier County Extension Office

Interested in community outreach? The Naples Chapter is looking for volunteers to communicate our mission to visitors at the 2014 Southwest Florida Yard and Garden Show. At our educational booth, we plan…

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Oct 25, '14

9:00 am

Heartland

Garden Extravaganza

Munn Park, Lakeland, FL

The Florida Native Plant Society will be selling books and native plants. About the Garden Extravaganza Enjoy a free family day of activities while exploring the many plants and flowers for sale at the…

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Oct 25, '14

10:00 am

PalmBeach

Field Trip: MacArthur Beach State Park Butterfly Garden

MacArthur Beach State Park

Cathy Beals will lead a tour of the MacArthur Beach State Park butterfly garden and dune trail.  The State Park entrance fee is waived for field trip attendees. Wear comfortable clothing and bring…

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Oct 26, '14

10:00 am

Naples

Southwest Florida Yard and Garden Show

UF/IFAS Collier County Extension Office

Interested in community outreach? The Naples Chapter is looking for volunteers to communicate our mission to visitors at the 2014 Southwest Florida Yard and Garden Show. At our educational booth, we plan…

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Oct 28, '14

6:00 pm

NatureCoast

Executive Committee Meeting

Upper Pithlachascotee River Preserve, 17135 Minneola Dr. Spring Hill, FL 34610

Members only but all members are welcome

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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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Oct 31, '14

9:00 am

Magnolia

2014 Tree ID Lab

UF/IFAS - Leon County Extension

The 17th annual “indoor field trip” on local tree ID will be held from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and instructed by Stan Rosenthal, Will Sheftall, and Jeff Barringer.

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Nov 01, '14

9:00 am

Pinellas

Florida Goldenaster Monitoring 2014

Weedon Island Preserve, St. Petersburg

Pam Leasure, of Pinellas County Parks and Conservation Resources, needs volunteers to help perform biometric monitoring of two populations of the endangered plant Florida goldenaster,Chrysopsis floridana.…

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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 04, '14

9:00 am

Pinellas

Florida Goldenaster Monitoring 2014

Weedon Island Preserve, St. Petersburg

Pam Leasure, of Pinellas County Parks and Conservation Resources, needs volunteers to help perform biometric monitoring of two populations of the endangered plant Florida goldenaster,Chrysopsis floridana.…

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Nov 04, '14

6:30 pm

Naples

Presentation - Rare Keys Plants and Their Conservation

Naples Botanical Garden (4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL, 34112)

Meeting place: Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center, Buehler Auditorium Please join us at our November meeting to learn all about conservation of rare plants of the Florida Keys from Janice Duquesnel,…

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Nov 04, '14

7:00 pm

Cocoplum

Creating Habitat for Birds and Wildlife in Your Treasure Coast Backyard

Environmental Studies Center, Jensen Beach, FL

Greg Braun, ecologist, has long experience with the birds of our area and will help us determine which shrubs, trees or ground covers would be good landscaping material for attracting birds and other…

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Nov 04, '14

7:00 pm

NatureCoast

November Chapter Meeting / Florida Bugs: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd (US 41), Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639

Speaker:  James Moll Program: Florida Bugs: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly             Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and the old…

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Nov 05, '14

6:30 pm

Pinellas

How Big is Your Carbon Footprint?
Nov. Member Meeting & Potluck

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater, FL

How big is your carbon footprint? How big is your carbon footprint? Christopher McVoy, Ph.D., a world-renowned Ecohydrologist, Everglades expert, author, official will be the featured speaker at our Annual…

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Nov 06, '14

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Join Tom Greene, a regional botanist, as he discusses the native plants he studies in Point Washington State Forest in Walton County

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Nov 06, '14

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Jim Stevenson - Wakulla Springs

Room 1024, King Bldg., FSU campus

Jim Stevenson will be making a presentation about Wakulla Springs and will also bring copies of his recently published book for purchase and autographs.

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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 open-house 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 08, '14

9:00 am

Pinellas

Florida Goldenaster Monitoring 2014

McKay Creek Greenway, Largo

Pam Leasure, of Pinellas County Parks and Conservation Resources, needs volunteers to help perform biometric monitoring of two populations of the endangered plant Florida goldenaster,Chrysopsis floridana.…

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Nov 08, '14

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip led by Jim Stevenson

Wakulla Springs

Jim Stevenson will lead a field trip to Wakulla Springs

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Nov 08, '14

9:00 am

Cocoplum

Treasure Coast Yard's Wildlife Attractors

TBD

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Nov 08, '14

10:00 am

Heartland

29th Annual Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Festival

Highlands Hammock State Park

The Heartland Chapter will be selling native plants and books at this event.
Highlands Hammock State Park
5931 Hammock Road
Sebring FL 33872
Phone (863) 471-5324

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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

9:00 am

Magnolia

Invasive Plant Removal

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, Grady County, GA

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve is a 140 acre property in Grady County, GA that contains tens of millions of early spring wildflowers.  It was saved from residential development by members of the…

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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 12, '14

7:00 pm

Coontie

Log Key, A Natural Area Park

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

Kelly Whitney, Park Naturalist at Long Key Nature Center, will tell us about the park history and what it holds. She will lead us on a visit to the park on the following Saturday (see below).

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Nov 13, '14

9:00 am

Pinellas

Florida Goldenaster Monitoring 2014

McKay Creek Greenway, Largo

Pam Leasure, of Pinellas County Parks and Conservation Resources, needs volunteers to help perform biometric monitoring of two populations of the endangered plant Florida goldenaster,Chrysopsis floridana.…

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Nov 15, '14

9:00 am

Magnolia

Seek and Destroy Invasive Plants

TBA

Contact Karen Berkley, kberkley@gmail.com

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Nov 15, '14

9:00 am

Coontie

Discovering the Native Plants of Long Key

Long Key Nature Center, 3501 SW 130th Ave, Davie, FL 33330

Kelly Whitney, Park Naturalist, will lead us to see some areas of the Long Key park that are not normally visited by the public so we can explore what is growing there natively. It’s always…

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Nov 15, '14

10:00 am

FNPS

Board and Council meetings 10 am-5:00 pm

Disney Wilderness Preserve

Disney Wilderness Preserve, 2700 Scrub Jay Trail, Kissimmee, FL Saturday Nov 15: 10 am to 5 pm - Meetings and workshops for FNPS Board and Council of Chapters SCHEDULE Tentative (10 am Morning Presentation…

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Nov 15, '14

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Native Plant Sale

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL 32780

Sea Rocket will open it’s nursery for the annual Forest Festival at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary.

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Nov 15, '14

10:00 am

Naples

Delnor-Wiggins Pass Nature Festival

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Interested in community outreach? The Naples Chapter is looking for volunteers to communicate our mission to visitors at the 2014 Delnor-Wiggins Pass Nature Festival. At our educational booth, we plan…

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Nov 16, '14

9:30 am

NatureCoast

November Field Trip / Tillis Hill, Withlacoochee State Forest

Tillis HIll, see text for directions

Tillis Hill is part of the Withlacoochee State Forest north of Brooksville, off Stagecoach Trail (CR480). Sid Taylor, Ranger with the Florida Forest Service and Park Naturalist, will be our guide. Sid…

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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 19, '14

7:00 pm

Suncoast

November Meeting

Hillsborough County Extension Office

Waters: The Amazing World of Fish Sex (rated PG 13) Craig A. Watson, Director of the Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory (TAL), will present Steamy Waters: The Amazing World of Fish Sex (rated PG 13), at…

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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

9:00 am

Coontie

12 Native Ecosystems w/ Steve Woodmansee

Juno Dunes Natural Area, Palm Beach Co.

Juno Dunes Natural Area, Palm Beach County, led by Steve Woodmansee. There are 12 native ecosystems to explore, so save the date for an interesting trip. Meet up time and details TBA.

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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 23, '14

9:00 am

Ixia

Field Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Area of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve

Field Trip Sunday, November 23 ,2014 Time:  9:00 AM to approximately 12:00 PM Field Trip Location: Theodore Roosevelt Area of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve Field Trip Meeting Location:…

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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 02, '14

6:00 pm

Cocoplum

Holiday "Potluck" and Camaraderie

Environmental Studies Center, Jensen Beach, FL

Members bring a dish to share. 

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Dec 03, '14

6:30 pm

Pinellas

Wild orchids of Florida

Pinellas County Extension, Magnolia Room, 12520 Ulmerton Rd, Largo

Mark your calendar for this special event! Roger Hammer will present Wild Orchids of Florida at our December 3rd program. Roger Hammer has photographed 92 of Florida’s 108 native orchids and, along the…

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Dec 04, '14

6:30 pm

SweetBay

Holiday Party

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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Dec 04, '14

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Jim Cox - Burning and Birds

Room 1024, King Bldg., FSU campus

Jim Cox will be making a presentation on prescribed burning and birds.

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Dec 06, '14

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip led by Pierson Hill

Sumatra area of the ANF

Pierson Hill will lead a field trip to the Sumatra area of the ANF.

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Dec 06, '14

10:00 am

Naples

Great Outdoor Adventure Day

Lovers Key State Park

Interested in community outreach? The Naples Chapter is looking for volunteers to communicate our mission to visitors at the 2014 Great Outdoor Adventure Day. At our educational booth, we plan to offer…

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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 08, '14

6:00 pm

Sumter

Monthly Meeting

Sumterville Community Building

Susan & Steve Turnipseed are world travellers who have been installing a fantastic & successful native plant landscape around their new home in The Villages. Steve will present “Reforestation…

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Dec 09, '14

9:00 am

Magnolia

Invasive Plant Removal

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, Grady County, GA

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve is a 140 acre property in Grady County, GA that contains tens of millions of early spring wildflowers.  It was saved from residential development by members of the…

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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 10, '14

7:00 pm

Coontie

Green Cay

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

Details to be announced.

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Dec 13, '14

9:00 am

Magnolia

Invasive Plant Removal

Gholson Nature Preserve, Chattahooche

Where:  Meet in shelter on Park Street, Chattahoochee Please bring:  work gloves, weeding tool, bug spray & WATER!!! Attire:  Protective shoes/boots, hat, layers of clothes Children: …

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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

12:00 am

Magnolia

Seek and Destroy Invasive Plants

TBA

Contact Karen Berkely, kjberkley@gmail.com

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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 01, '15

12:00 am

Magnolia

No Meeting due to New Year's Day holiday

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Jan 03, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Invasive plant removal workday

Gholson Nature Preserve, Chattahoochee

Where:  Meet in shelter on Park Street, Chattahoochee Please bring:  work gloves, weeding tool, bug spray & WATER!!! Attire:  Protective shoes/boots, hat, layers of clothes Children: …

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Jan 06, '15

7:00 pm

Cocoplum

Choosing the Right Natives for Your Landscape

Environmental Studies Center, Jensen Beach, FL

Rick  of Palm City Natives 

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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 10, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip

TBA

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Jan 12, '15

6:00 pm

Sumter

Monthly Meeting

Sumterville Community Building

Jim Davis, Extension Specialist and Master Gardener Coordinator, will present the best native plants to use in your landscape. Join us for refreshments and plants for raffle. Location: 2427 CR 522, Sumterville…

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Jan 13, '15

6:30 pm

Naples

Presentation - The Biology of Roots

Naples Botanical Garden (4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL, 34112)

Meeting place: Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center, Buehler Auditorium Please join us at our January meeting to learn all about the form and function of plant roots from Dr. George Wilder, Curator…

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Jan 13, '15

7:00 pm

Mangrove

"Why People Don't 'Get it', the Psychology of Embracing Native Plants"

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

Speaker:  Russ Hoffman

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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 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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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 24, '15

10:00 am

Naples

Festival in the Woods

Picayune Strand State Forest

Interested in community outreach? The Naples Chapter is looking for volunteers to communicate our mission to visitors at the 2015 Festival in the Woods. At our educational booth, we plan to offer a native…

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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 02, '15

6:30 am

Naples

Presentation - A Botanical Journey to the Arctic

Naples Botanical Garden (4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL, 34112)

Meeting place: Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center, Buehler Auditorium Please join us at our February meeting to hear about plants of the Arctic region from Dr. George Newman. Arrive at 6:30pm…

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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 05, '15

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Billy Boothe: Pollinator Strategies

Room 1024, King Bldg., FSU campus

Billy Boothe will be making a presentation on Pollinator Strategies.

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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

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip - TBA

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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 privileged to have the FNPS Annual Retreat at Archbold Biological Station (ABS), 123 Main Dr, Venus,…

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Feb 09, '15

12:00 am

Sumter

Monthly Meeting

Sumterville Community Building

Ginny Stibolt, author of several books on edible and native landscaping specific to Florida, will present “Preserving Our Environment.” Location: 2427 CR 522, Sumterville 33585 (stone building 1/2 mile…

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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 14, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Invasive Plant Removal Workday

Gholson Nature Preserve, Chattahooche

Where:  Meet in shelter on Park Street, Chattahoochee Please bring:  work gloves, weeding tool, bug spray & WATER!!! Attire:  Protective shoes/boots, hat, layers of clothes Children: …

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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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Feb 27, '15

5:30 pm

Naples

Annual Banquet

Naples Botanical Garden (4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL, 34112)

Meeting place: Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center’s Buehler Auditorium Save the date for our next Annual Banquet on Friday, February 27, 2015! All guests will be sure to enjoy a lovely evening,…

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Feb 28, '15

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Sleeping Turtles-South, 2800 N River Rd, Venice, FL

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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 05, '15

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Amy Jenkins - Harperocallis

Room 1024, King Bldg., FSU campus

Amy Jenkins will speak about Harperocallis and other endangered plants of the ANF.

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Mar 07, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip

Apalachicola National Forest

Amy Jenkins will lead a field trip to the Apalachicola National Forest.

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Mar 09, '15

6:00 pm

Sumter

Monthly Meeting

Sumterville Community Building

The Marion County Beekeepers Club will tell us about our most important non-native pollinator.

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Mar 10, '15

6:30 pm

Naples

Presentation - History and Management of Picayune Strand State Forest

Naples Botanical Garden (4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL, 34112)

Meeting place: Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center, Buehler Auditorium Please join us at our March meeting to learn all about Picayune Strand, south Florida’s largest state forest, from Heather…

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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

9:00 am

Magnolia

Invasive Plant Removal Workday

Gholson Nature Preserve, Chattahoochee

Where:  Meet in shelter on Park Street, Chattahoochee Please bring:  work gloves, weeding tool, bug spray & WATER!!! Attire:  Protective shoes/boots, hat, layers of clothes Children: …

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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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Mar 26, '15

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board Meeting

Teleconference

FNPS Board Teleconference Meeting

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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 02, '15

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Scott Davis: Edible Plants

Room 1024, King Bldg., FSU campus

Scott Davis will be making a presentation on edible plants.

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Apr 04, '15

12:00 am

Magnolia

Foraging Walk led by Scott Davis

Location TBA

Scott Davis will lead a foraging walk for edible plants.

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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 08, '15

7:00 pm

Coontie

Flower Dude Does Digital

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

Chuck MacCartney recounts his journey to digital photography with a wildflower slideshow and his alway-illuninating plant commentary.

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Apr 10, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Invasive Plant Removal Workday

Gholson Nature Preserve, Chattahooche

Where:  Meet in shelter on Park Street, Chattahoochee Please bring:  work gloves, weeding tool, bug spray & WATER!!! Attire:  Protective shoes/boots, hat, layers of clothes Children: …

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Apr 13, '15

6:00 pm

Sumter

Monthly Meeting

Sumterville Community Building

Teresa Watkins, Water Star Specialist with the St. John’s River Water Management Distric, will present “Florida Natives in Landscapes.” Please join us for refreshments and plants for raffle.

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Apr 14, '15

6:30 pm

Naples

Presentation - Creating Bird Gardens with Native Plants

Naples Botanical Garden (4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL, 34112)

Meeting place: Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center, Buehler Auditorium Please join us at our April meeting to learn all about using native plants to attract birds from Monica Higgins, Naples…

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Apr 14, '15

7:00 pm

Mangrove

"bumping into Birds--How to Attract Them to Your Yard"

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

Speaker: Kathleen Rohrer

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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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Apr 23, '15

12:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board Meeting

Teleconference

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Apr 25, '15

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Babcock-Webb Wildlife Management Area, Tucker's Grade Rd., Punta Gorda, FL

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May 02, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Invasive Plant Removal Workday

Gholson Nature Preserve, Chattahoochee

Where:  Meet in shelter on Park Street, Chattahoochee Please bring:  work gloves, weeding tool, bug spray & WATER!!! Attire:  Protective shoes/boots, hat, layers of clothes Children: …

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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 07, '15

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Bruce Means: Botany of the Tepuis

Room 1024, King Bldg., FSU campus

Bruce Means will be making a presentation of the Botany of the Tepuis.

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May 11, '15

6:00 pm

Sumter

Monthly Meeting

Sumterville Community Building

Dr. Jason Smith, Professor of Forest Pathology, will present “The Biology & Management of Laurel Wilt.”  Please join us for refreshments and plants for raffle.

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May 16, '15

9:00 am

Naples

Field Trip - Royal Palm Hammock Hike

Collier-Seminole State Park

Meeting place: Collier-Seminole State Park is located off of US 41, approximately 9 miles southeast of its intersection with Collier Blvd. Please call (239) 597-7222 for directions to specific meeting…

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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 19, '15

6:30 pm

Naples

Presentation - Lifecycle of a Leaf Lichen

Naples Botanical Garden (4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL, 34112)

Meeting place: Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center, Buehler Auditorium Please join us at our last meeting of the 2014-2015 season to learn all about the life of a leaf lichen from Dr. William…

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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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May 28, '15

8:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Annual Conference

Tallahassee, Florida

 2015 Conference in Downtown Tallahassee, May 28-31, 2015    Meeting Venues: The conference will use the IMAX and Digital Dome Theatres at the Challenger Learning Center for keynote-type…

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May 30, '15

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Sleeping Turtles-North, 3462 Border Rd, Venice

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Jun 04, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Election of Officers

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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Oct 15, '15

9:00 am

NatureCoast

End of Season Plant Sale

Cypress Acres Wildflower Nursery, 8632 Ehren Cut-Off Land O' Lakes, FL 34639

Cypress Acres Wildflower Nursery ‘‘End of the Season’’ Sale November 15th  and 16th 9am-2pm All 1 gallon pots will be $3.   8632 Ehren Cut-Off Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639 813-388-3111 ·  dbarnard5@tampabay.rr.com

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