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Mar 05, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: Seepage Slopes and Wet Prairies in NW Florida by John Bente

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Join us for our monthly meeting and presentation by John Bente who will tell us about  restoration of seepage slopes and wet prairies on NW Florida State Park managed lands.

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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

7:00 am

Pinellas

Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail

Field Trip

See below for carpool information and directions… Science, art, and the natural world come together in the Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail, a walking trail that explores pristine scrubland. Developed…

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Mar 07, '15

8:00 am

Tarflower

Plant Salvage at Kerina Parkside

Kerina Parkside

Salvages at Kerina Parkside to continue on the following dates. If you can participate, please contact Jackie Rolly at j.y.rolly@att.net, or 407-620-6963 for more information and a map to the salvage…

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Mar 07, '15

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip

Gholson Nature Preserve, Chattahoochee, FL

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Mar 07, '15

9:00 am

Cocoplum

Propagation Workshop

Master Gardener Shadehouse @ Martin County Fairgrounds

Brenda Blines will conduct the workshop on Saturday morning. Details to follow.

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Mar 08, '15

9:00 am

Tarflower

Monthly Volunteer Workday

Mead Botanical Garden, Winter Park

Come out to Mead Botanical Garden in Winter Park on Sunday, March 8, 9–11 a.m. and help us weed and maintain the native gardens and plantings.  Contact Catherine Bowman at garberia08@gmail.com…

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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. Location: 2427 CR 522, Sumterville 33585 (stone building 1/2 mile south of 470 on Hwy. 301) For more information…

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Mar 09, '15

6:00 pm

Conradina

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Melbourne Library 540 E Fee Ave. Melbourne FL, 32901

Jackie Rolly and Marjorie Holt from the Tarflower Chapter FNPS are Presenting “Plant Salvage”.   This topic includes the correct ways to salvage native plants from land sites that are going…

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Mar 09, '15

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

Chapter meeting - Wild Florida Orchids

Piggotte Center South Daytona

Mike Parson will present Wild Florida Orchids. NOTE: Refreshments are no longer being served at the chapter meetings. The Pawpaw Chapter meets the Second Monday of each month at the Piggotte Community…

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Mar 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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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

6:30 pm

Coccoloba

Coccoloba Chapter Meeting

Page Field Base Operations

March 10, 2015, at 7 pm at Page Field Base Operations ... Coyotes are Florida’s newest predator. As they are sighted in urban and suburban area, the FWC often gets questions about coyote behavior and…

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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 11, '15

6:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

March Plant ID Workshop, 6:30pm

Matheson Museum, 513 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

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Mar 11, '15

7:00 pm

Coontie

Jennifer Possley on South Florida Ferns

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

Jennifer Possley is Field Biologist at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens. She graduted from the University of Florida, M.S., Agronomy and Kalamazoo College, B.A., Biology. She…

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Mar 11, '15

7:00 pm

PaynesPrairie

March Chapter Meeting, 7pm Wednesday

Matheson Museum, 513 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

Attention: This month’s meeting is on Wednesday, not Thursday. Topic: The SWAP Program (Save Water Add Plants) Speaker: Stacie Greco, Alachua County Environmental Protection Department   Note: Anne…

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Mar 14, '15

8:30 am

Pinellas

Collecting Plant Voucher Specimens in the Field Herbarium Workshop

Terra Ceia Preserve State Park

14 March 2015 Saturday 8:30 am to noon Collecting Plant Voucher Specimens in the Field Herbarium Workshop Rosalind Rowe This field workshop will take place at Terra Ceia State Park. The workshop will…

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Mar 14, '15

8:30 am

Ixia

Native Park 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…

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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

9:00 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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Mar 14, '15

9:00 am

Tarflower

Leu Gardens Plant Sale

Harry P. Leu Gardens

Shop the largest quality of plants in Central Florida with experts on hand to help you choose the right plants for your landscape or garden. Fore more information, visit www.leugardens.org/plant-sale-weekend-march-14th-15th.…

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Mar 14, '15

9:00 am

PaynesPrairie

March Field Trip, 9am

Barr Hammock

Site: Barr Hammock
Trip Leader: Paul Lyrene

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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 14, '15

10:00 am

Coccoloba

"Summerizing" your Florida Landscape

Lowe's Garden Center, 14960 S Tamiami Tr., Fort Myers, FL 33912

“Summerizing” your Florida Landscape—Pruning, Fertilizing, and Mulching
Lowe’s Garden
Center
10:00 to 2:00
South Fort Myers
14960 S Tamiami Trail
Fort Myers, Florida 33912

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Mar 14, '15

10:30 am

Coontie

A Fern Walk with Jennifer Possley

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

With great anticipation we look forward to walking in one of our great Broward parks with one of our most knowledgeable native fern experts, Jennifer Possley. This is a followup to Ms. Possley’s Wednesday…

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Mar 15, '15

12:00 am

Council

Opens Self-Nominations, Council Chair

Email to Chapter Representatives

Council Elections for Chair will be anounced including elections procedures and instructions. Self-nominations are open for ONE WEEK only and will close at midnight, March 22, 2015. This procedure is…

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Mar 15, '15

9:00 am

Tarflower

Leu Gardens Plant Sale

Harry P. Leu Gardens

Shop the largest quality of plants in Central Florida with experts on hand to help you choose the right plants for your landscape or garden. Fore more information, visit www.leugardens.org/plant-sale-weekend-march-14th-15th.…

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Mar 15, '15

6:00 pm

Council

Council Meeting (3rd Sunday eves)

GoToMeeting Online

Reports, information, Agenda items are due at least 5 days before Council meetings. A GoToMeeting link will be sent to Chapter Representatives by email prior to this meeting. First-time users may log…

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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 17, '15

7:00 pm

Heartland

Board Meeting-Heartland Chapter

Denny's Restaurant in Lake Wales

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

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

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Mar 18, '15

7:00 pm

Suncoast

Forgotten Grasslands of the South by Reed Noss

Hillsborough County Extension Office, 5339 County Road 579, Seffner, FL, 33584

Dr. Reed Noss, a highly acclaimed conservation scientist and author, will be discussing his book, Forgotten Grasslands of the South: Natural History and Conservation (Island Press, 2013). at…

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Mar 21, '15

8:45 am

Coontie

Slog Cypress Dome or Gator Holes in Everglades NP

Coe Visitor Center, Everglades Nat'l Park

Everglades National Park, 8:45 to 12:30 —Hike or “slog” to a cypress dome or gator holes. Our leader will be Alan Scott, Chief of Resource Education and Interpretation for Everglades and Dry Tortugas…

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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 21, '15

10:00 am

Tarflower

Monthly Field Trip: Fern workshop

Seminole Environmental Center

Meet at Spring Hammock, located at 298 Osprey Trail, Longwood, FL 32750, just off S.R. 419 (map) at 10:00 a.m. Bring hand lens and fern field guide if you have them.…

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Mar 21, '15

10:00 am

Coccoloba

Traipsing OK Slough with Jean McCollom

OK Slough

For FNPS members only, please join us for a “walk down memory lane” with Jean McCollom.  Jean retired from OK Slough but can’t wait to lead us on a plant expedition. To register or for more information,…

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Mar 22, '15

12:00 pm

Council

Close self-nominations, Council Chair

Mar 15 Email to Chapter Representatives

Council Elections for Chair will be announced including elections procedures and instructions. Self-nominations are open for ONE WEEK only and will close at midnight, March 22, 2015. This procedure is…

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Mar 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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Mar 25, '15

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

General Membership Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

General Membership Meeting - every 4th Wednesday of the Month. This month it is Plant ID Quiz and Plant Exchange. Put on your thinking caps, and sharpen your pencils. A series of Natives plants will be…

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Mar 26, '15

1:00 am

Coccoloba

WetPlan Neighborhood Lakes and Ponds Workshop

Lakes Regional Library, Fort Myers, FL

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wetplan-neighborhood-lakes-and-ponds-management-workshop-lakes-library-march-26-2015-tickets-13755823037 For more information, email RodakMA@msn.com or call (239) 273-8945.

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Mar 26, '15

12:00 pm

Suncoast

CAMPING TRIP

SUWANNEE RIVER STATE PARK

This spring the Suncoast chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will be heading north to Suwannee River State Park for a weekend of camping on the river and exploring this historic park.  Vestiges…

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Mar 26, '15

6:30 pm

Ixia

General Meeting

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

Program: BELONGING TO THE UNIVERSE In this short TEDxJacksonville video, Warren Anderson invites you to go back to your childhood, to think about those special places in the great outdoors that first…

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Mar 26, '15

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board Meeting

Teleconference

FNPS Board Teleconference Meeting

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Mar 28, '15

12:00 am

Coccoloba

Coccoloba Chapter Workday

Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium

Grab your gloves and shovel, we’re working at Calusa Nature Center from 10-2.  For more information, please e-mail rodakma@msn.com or call (239) 273-8945.

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Mar 28, '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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Mar 28, '15

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Scherer Thaxton Preserve, 13125 Honore Ave, Nokomis

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Mar 28, '15

9:00 am

Dade

20th Annual Native Plant Day

AD Barnes Park

Please join the Dade Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society for their 20th Native Plant Day, an annual tradition.  This year’s event will be held at AD Barnes Park in the natural area at the…

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Mar 28, '15

9:30 am

Naples

Field Trip - Pepper Ranch Preserve

Pepper Ranch Preserve

Meeting place: Pepper Ranch Preserve is located at 6315 Pepper Road, Immokalee, FL, 34142. Please call (239) 597-7222 for directions to specific meeting place. Alex Sulecki, Environmental Specialist for…

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Apr 01, '15

7:00 am

Pinellas

Adopt-A-Pond

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

The Pinellas County Adopt-A-Pond program partners with citizens in unincorporated areas of the County to increase the functionality of their stormwater ponds to achieve benefits such as: improved water…

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Apr 02, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Florida Panhandle by Scott Davis

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Join us as Scott Davis discusses “Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Florida Panhandle”.
A short business meeting will follow.

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Apr 02, '15

7:00 pm

Magnolia

TBA

Room 1024, King Bldg., FSU campus

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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 07, '15

7:00 pm

Cocoplum

Annual Meeting + Chapter Election of Officers

Environmental Studies Center, Jensen Beach, FL

WEEDS!  Get help identifying the “weeds,” both native and exotic, in your home gardens, yards, landscapes. Bring samples to learn whether you have a treasure or a potential problem.

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Apr 07, '15

7:00 pm

Tarflower

Monthly Program: Transportation Planning for Habitat presented by Dr. Dan Smith

Harry P. Leu Gardens

Details to come.

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Apr 08, '15

7:00 pm

Coontie

Flower Dude Does Digital: A Wildflower Bouquet

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

Chuck McCartney recounts his journey to digital photography with a wildflower slideshow, a bouquet, and his alway-illuminating plant commentary.

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Apr 09, '15

12:00 am

SweetBay

FANN Tradeshow

Kissimmee

3rd annual Native Plant Plant Show for Landscape and Restoration.  Hosted by the Florida Association of Native Nurseries.
For more information www.nativeplantshow.com

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Apr 10, '15

4:00 pm

PineLily

Central Florida Native Plant Sale

1901 Chief Osceola Trl Kissimmee, Florida

Create Real Florida Gardens More than 1000 native plants will be available.  2 Big Days, Friday 4-7p Saturday 8a-1p. Osceola Heritage Park Popular plants sell out quickly.  Don’t be disappointed.…

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Apr 10, '15

4:00 pm

Tarflower

Central Florida Native Plant Sale

Osceola Heritage Park, Kissimmee

Where: Osceola Heritage Park, Kissimmee When: Friday, April 10, 4–7 p.m.           Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Visit www.facebook.com/CentralFloridaNativePlantSale for…

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Apr 11, '15

8:00 am

PineLily

3rd Annual Central Florida Native Plant Sale

1901 Chief Osceola Trl Kissimmee, Florida

More than 1000 native plants will be available.  2 Big Days, Friday 4-7p Saturday 8a-1p. Osceola Heritage Park Popular plants sell out quickly.  Don’t be disappointed. For best selection, come…

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Apr 11, '15

8:30 am

Ixia

Native Park 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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Apr 11, '15

9:00 am

Serenoa

Plant Sale - NOTE DATE CHANGE (prev. listed for 4/4)

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

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Apr 11, '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 11, '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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Apr 11, '15

9:00 am

Tarflower

Central Florida Native Plant Sale

Osceola Heritage Park, Kissimmee

Where: Osceola Heritage Park, Kissimmee When: Friday, April 10, 4–7 p.m.           Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Visit www.facebook.com/CentralFloridaNativePlantSale…

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Apr 11, '15

9:00 am

Tarflower

Garden Tour with Orange Audubon Society

Central Florida

In lieu of our monthly field trip, we are co-sponsoring a Garden Tour with Orange Audubon Society. Details to come.

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Apr 11, '15

9:00 am

Coontie

Chapter & Friends Plant Sale

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

We will make a special trip to the nurseries south of Miami to bring you the best Broward native plants we can find. Seed of Broward species, newspaper pot-makers, and wildflower guides will also be for…

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Apr 11, '15

10:00 am

Cocoplum

Earthday @ ESC and Native Plant Sale

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES CENTER, near rear chickee

Our chapter partners with the Environmental Studies Council for this pre-earthday event. Hours will be 10 am to 1 pm. Visit the Center’s new turtle exhibit (Scuttle is almost ready for release!), as well…

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Apr 12, '15

10:00 am

Coontie

To Spoil Island via 5-minute Boat Trip

Offshore from Coconut Grove Sailing Club

Clarington Island, is a spoil island in Biscayne Bay, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.   This island, just offshore from the Coconut Grove Sailing Club, is vegetated with native plants (and, of course, some…

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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. Location:…

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Apr 13, '15

6:00 pm

Conradina

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Melbourne Library 540 E Fee Ave. Melbourne FL, 32901

Laurilee Thompson, Founder of the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival.   Laurilee is a great advocate of the Indian River Lagoon and an owner of the Dixie Crossroads Seafood Restaurant…

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Apr 13, '15

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

April Meeting - Program: On This Day, A Year in Photos

Piggottee Center, South Daytona

Pawpaw member, past chapter President and part-time nature photographer Paul Rebmann will present “On This Day, A Year in Photos” This visual presentation will be a chronological trip through a virtual…

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Apr 14, '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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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 15, '15

12:00 am

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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Apr 15, '15

12:00 am

Council

Opens Online Vote, Council Chair

Forum, Council of Chapters

A second email to Chapter Represenatative will announce Council Elections for Chair including elections procedures and instructions. Forum voting will remain open for two weeks, until midnight April 29th.…

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Apr 16, '15

6:30 pm

Ixia

General Meeting

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

Guest Speaker: Jonathan Brainard, Education Chair, Suwannee - St. Johns Sierra Club. Board Member, Rainbow River Conservation, Inc. Volunteer, Rainbow Springs State Park, Dunnellon, FL   Jon Brainard…

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Apr 18, '15

8:30 am

Suncoast

FIELDTRIP

DUETTE PRESERVE

Most likely we will meet at the Duette Preserve Ranger’s Statuib, 2649 Rawls Road, Myakka City, FL   At over 21,000 acres, the Duette Preserve is the largest Preserve in the County system. It is…

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Apr 18, '15

9:30 am

Hernando

Boat Springs Field Trip

Aripeka

The property has a mosaic of unusual physical features including springs, a spring run, a natural sand ridge, freshwater swamps, and the saltwater estuary of Hammock Creek. The Hernando Chapter will join…

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Apr 18, '15

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Native Plant sale in conjunction with Earth Day Festival

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

Sea Rocket is having a Native Plant sale in conjunction with Earth Day Festival at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary in Titusville. 

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Apr 18, '15

10:00 am

SweetBay

Bay County Earth Day

McKenzie Park

Celebrate Earth Day with Bay County
Sweetbay will have a booth and sell plants.  Volunteer opportunities available.

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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 19, '15

6:00 pm

Council

Council Meeting (3rd Sunday eves)

GoToMeeting Online

Reports, information, Agenda items are due at least 5 days before Council meetings. A GoToMeeting link will be sent to Chapter Representatives by email prior to this meeting. First-time users may log…

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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 21, '15

6:30 pm

Heartland

Presentation-Heartland Chapter

Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland, FL

Speaker: TBD
Topic: TBD

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Apr 22, '15

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Sea Rocket's Monthly Meeting.

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

General Membership Meeting - every 4th Wednesday of the Month.This month our meeting is on Earth Day. We are Proud to host Ross Hinkle to speak on how Earth Day has changed our awareness of our environment.…

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Apr 23, '15

12:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board Meeting

Teleconference

FNPS Teleconference Meeting.

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Apr 23, '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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Apr 25, '15

12:00 am

Magnolia

North Florida Wildflower Festival

Downtown Blountstown, Florida

Produced by the Calhoun County Chamber of Com/merce.
Flowers * Plants * Kids Activities * Music * Lectures * Tours * Crafts
www.facebook.com/NFLWildflowerFest

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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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Apr 25, '15

9:00 am

SeaRocket

Enchanted Forest Garden Workday

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary in 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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Apr 25, '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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Apr 25, '15

9:00 am

Hernando

Native Plant Sale

Chinsegut Hill, Brooksville

Sponsored by the Hernando Chapter, this spring plant sale celebrates Earth Day with native plants from several vendors, information on invasive exotic plant removal, gardening tips from the master Gardeners…

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Apr 29, '15

12:00 pm

Council

Closes Online Vote, Council Chair

Forum, Council of Chapters

Forum voting for Council Chair was open for two weeks, online voting closes at midnight April 29th. Only Chapter Represenatives are allowed to vote for Council leadership. Please read the Council Standard…

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May 02, '15

8:00 am

SweetBay

Field Trip to the Hinson Loop Trail with the Panhandle Chapter of the Florida Trail Association

Hinson Loop Trail

Join s us as we meet up with the Panhandle Chapter of the Florida Trail Association and ID the plants along the Hinson Loop Trail in Washington county. Meet at the Winn Dixie in Lynn Haven at 8:00 am…

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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 05, '15

7:00 pm

Cocoplum

Environmental Studies Center, Jensen Beach, FL

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May 06, '15

12:00 am

Council

Election Results, Council Chair

Email to Chapter Representatives, etc.

The results of Council elections for the office of Chair will be announced by email to Chapter Represenatives and Chapter Presidents and Board. A public announcement of the new Council leader will be…

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May 06, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

How One Person Got Rid Of His Grass The Path to a Yard Full of Native and Food Producing Plants

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

Andrew Karpinski will describe the process he used to transform his landscape from a typical suburban yard dominated by turfgrass to a vibrant garden that is not only environmentally friendly; it also…

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May 07, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Annual Meeting

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 09, '15

12:00 am

SweetBay

Field Trip with Tom Greene

Pine Log State Park

Jon FNPS Sweetbay memes on a field trip wit Tom Greene, a Tallahassee bologists who studies wetlands, upland habitats, and endangered species.
Time and meeting location to be determined.  

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May 09, '15

7:00 am

Pinellas

A Permaculture Tour of Andy’s Yard –

Field Trip

 

To RSVP and get directions.

Andy Karpinski - ak@stonemarmot.com.

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May 09, '15

9:00 am

Cocoplum

TBD

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May 09, '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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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. Location: 2427 CR 522, Sumterville…

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May 11, '15

6:00 pm

Conradina

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Melbourne Library 540 E Fee Ave. Melbourne FL, 32901

Roger Hammer, an award-winning professional naturalist, author, botanist and photographer. Roger will hghlight his just released 2nd edition of Everglades Wildflowers. He has expanded this edition to…

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May 12, '15

8:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Work Day

Wolf Creek Road, Whigham, Georgia

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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May 12, '15

6:00 pm

Mangrove

Meeting, Potluck, and Election of Officers

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

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May 13, '15

7:00 pm

Coontie

Panel: The Future of Plant Conservation

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

The Broward Chapter is hosting four very knowledgeable people regarding the native plants of South Florida to discuss what the public needs to know to save them. This discussion is important, not only…

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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 17, '15

6:00 pm

Council

Council Meeting (3rd Sunday eves)

GoToMeeting Online

Reports, information, Agenda items are due at least 5 days before Council meetings. A GoToMeeting link will be sent to Chapter Representatives by email prior to this meeting. First-time users may log…

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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 19, '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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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

12:00 am

Council

Council Meeting (live)

Challenge Learning Center, Tallahassee

We assume there will be a live Council meeting of some sort on May 28, 29, or 30 during the Conference. Ask the Council leadership for details, or make a sugestion.

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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 28, '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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May 30, '15

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Sleeping Turtles-North, 3462 Border Rd, Venice

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Jun 03, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

The Villas of Clearwater Beach Native Landscaping A Condominium

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

Kodiak Brothers

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Jun 04, '15

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Election of Officers and Plant Auction

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

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Jun 06, '15

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Native Plant Sale

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

Sea Rocket is having a Native Plant sale iat the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary in Titusville n conjunction with the Pond Tour sponsored by ACE Hardware. 

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Jun 09, '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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Jun 13, '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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Jun 16, '15

6:30 pm

Heartland

Presentation-Heartland Chapter

Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland, FL

Speaker: TBD
Topic: TBD

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Jun 24, '15

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

General Membership Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

General Membership Meeting - every 4th Wednesday of the Month.

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Jun 25, '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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Jun 27, '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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Jul 01, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

Claudia Lewis

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Jul 11, '15

7:00 am

Pinellas

The Florida House Institute

Field Trip

 

Candy Arnold - caarnold78@gmail.com

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Jul 14, '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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Jul 18, '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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Jul 22, '15

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

No General Membership Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

Sea Rocket takes a break over July and August. There are no schedules meeting during these months. We’ll be back in September.

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Aug 05, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Planting Native Plants To Attract Native Birds

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

 Marie Hughes

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Aug 15, '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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Aug 15, '15

9:00 am

Coontie

Chapter & Friends Plant Sale

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

We will make a special trip to the nurseries south of Miami to bring you the best Broward native plants we can find. Seed of Broward species, newspaper pot-makers, and wildflower guides will also be for…

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Aug 18, '15

7:00 pm

Heartland

Board Meeting-Heartland Chapter

Denny's Restaurant in Lake Wales

7:00 pm (Arrive by 6:30pm if you wish to have dinner prior to the meeting)
Denny’s is located in Lake Wales: 4541 Macey Lane, Lake Wales, FL 33859

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Aug 26, '15

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

No General Membership Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Titusville

Sea Rocket takes a break over July and August. There are no schedules meeting during these months. We’ll be back in September.

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Sep 02, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

9th Annual Native Plant Landscape Tour Preview

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

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Sep 05, '15

7:00 am

Pinellas

Tour Environmental Restorations in Pinellas County

Field Trip

 

Debbie Chayet - dchayet@verizon.net

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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 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 15, '15

6:30 pm

Heartland

Presentation-Heartland Chapter

Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland, FL

Speaker: TBD
Topic: TBD

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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.

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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 26, '15

7:00 am

Pinellas

9th Annual Landscape Tour

Field Trip

 

Jan Allyn - jallyn@tampabay.rr.com

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Sep 26, '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 07, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Environmental Restorations Projects In Pinellas County

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

Debbie Chayet

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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 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 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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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 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 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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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 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 13, '15

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Plant Sale

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

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

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 17, '15

6:30 pm

Heartland

Presentation-Heartland Chapter

Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland, FL

Speaker: TBD
Topic: TBD

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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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Dec 02, '15

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Annual Holiday Conservation Celebration - Shade Gardening

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

Craig Huegel

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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 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 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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