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Jul 03, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Jul 06, '16

12:00 am

Pinellas

Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserve Program

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Ln., Clearwater

Randy Runnels will speak on the topic of lost habitat and ecosystems in our county. Randy Runnels, Aquatic Preserve Manager for Florida DEP’s Coastal Office, will also speak about Pinellas County’s “lost…

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Jul 07, '16

12:00 am

SweetBay

No Meeting in July

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Jul 08, '16

6:30 pm

TheVillages

Social

Big Cypress Recreational Center

The Villages Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will host an open Social at Big Cypress Recreational Center on July 8th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  There will be light refreshments, mixer…

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Jul 09, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

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

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Jul 09, '16

10:00 am

Pinellas

Rock Painting Workshop

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

Join us at Boyd Hill to make paperweights by painting native plants on river rock, as in the example shown. There is a five dollar ($5) fee to cover materials.

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Jul 10, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

Barbara working 7-1

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Jul 11, '16

6:30 pm

Hernando

Garden Party! Celebrating Native Plants at Home

Chinsegut Hill, Brooksville

Hernando Chapter Members will share their success and challenges in native plant landscaping. Join us for the slideshow and picnic supper. Wear your favorite garden hat and print some photos of your native…

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Jul 11, '16

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

Chapter Meeting - Tree Care for homeowners

Piggotte Center South Daytona

The July program will be Tree Care for Homeowners by Don Spence, Ph.D., longtime Pawpaw chapter member and pst president, science teacher at Spruce Creek High School and owner of Native Florida Landscapes.…

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Jul 16, '16

9:00 am

Pinellas

Field Trip: Pinellas County's Lost Preserve

John Chesnut Sr. County Park

Visit Pinellas County’s “lost preserve” — an undeveloped and little-known parcel of conservation land on Lake Tarpon. This is a wetland. Please bring shoes suitable for wading, bug spray, water, snack,…

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Jul 16, '16

9:30 am

Pawpaw

Rock Springs Run Paddle Trip

Kings Landing, APopka

The July chapter field trip will be a paddle down Rock Springs Run to the Weikva River. You must be at Kings Landing by 9:30 am.  You can rent a boat, or use your own for a $10 launch fee + $10 shuttle…

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Jul 17, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

Martha working 10-2

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Jul 22, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Sabal Palms

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: July 22, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center, 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Lisa Dougherty from Boggy Creek Trees Boggy…

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Jul 24, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Jul 27, '16

12:00 am

SeaRocket

NO MONTHLY MEETING

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Jul 28, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting - online

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Jul 31, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Aug 02, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Aug 03, '16

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Grasses of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Moccasin Lake Nature Park

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

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Aug 04, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

To Be Determined

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Aug 06, '16

8:00 am

Pinellas

Field Trip: Grasses of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

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

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

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Aug 07, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Aug 13, '16

9:00 am

Coontie

Go Native Plant Sale

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

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

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Aug 13, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

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

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Aug 13, '16

9:30 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters meetings

FFA Leadership Training Center

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

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Aug 13, '16

9:30 am

Council

Board and Council of Chapters meetings

FFA Leadership Training Center, Haines City

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

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Aug 14, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Aug 17, '16

7:00 pm

Suncoast

Chapter Meeting: TBD

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

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

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Aug 20, '16

12:00 am

Pawpaw

Summer Plant Swap and EDC visit

Central Park, Ormond Beach

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

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Aug 21, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Aug 24, '16

12:00 am

SeaRocket

NO MONTHLY MEETING

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Aug 26, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Panel Discussion

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 At a previous meeting we asked out members…

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Aug 28, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Sep 01, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

To Be Determined

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Sep 04, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Sep 07, '16

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Land Management Initiatives

Moccasin Lake Nature Park 2750 Park Trail Ln., Clearwater

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

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Sep 08, '16

6:30 am

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

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Sep 10, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

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

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Sep 11, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Sep 12, '16

6:00 pm

Sumter

Invasive Plant ID & control

2427 CR 522 Sumterville

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

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Sep 12, '16

6:00 pm

Conradina

Conradina Chapter General Meeting and Election of Officers

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

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

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Sep 13, '16

8:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

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

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

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Sep 13, '16

6:30 pm

Sparkleberry

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

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Sep 17, '16

10:30 am

Pinellas

Kayaking at Weedon Island Preserve

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

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

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Sep 18, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Sep 21, '16

7:00 pm

Suncoast

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

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

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

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Sep 22, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting - Budget

GoToMeeting - online

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Sep 23, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Regular Monthly Meeting

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: September 23, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center, 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Get Google directions to Big Cypress…

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Sep 24, '16

10:00 am

SeaRocket

Public Lands Day and Plant Sale

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Sep 25, '16

8:00 am

Coccoloba

Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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

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Sep 27, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Sep 28, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Oct 04, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Oct 05, '16

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Creating Interest in a Winter Landscape

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

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

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Oct 06, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Meeting and Presentation

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

To Be Determined

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Oct 08, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

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

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Oct 08, '16

10:00 am

Suncoast

Fall Native Plant Sale

USF Botanical Gardens

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

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Oct 09, '16

10:00 am

Suncoast

Fall Native Plant Sale

USF Botanical Gardens

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

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Oct 11, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

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

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

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Oct 13, '16

12:00 am

Suncoast

Florida Birding and Nature Festival

Hillsborough Community College Southshore Campus

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

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Oct 13, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Please check back for program information.

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Oct 15, '16

8:00 am

SweetBay

Explore the Outdoors Festival

Defuniak Springs

More details to follow

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Oct 22, '16

9:00 am

Pinellas

Fall Native Plant Festival

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

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

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Oct 25, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Oct 26, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Oct 27, '16

7:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting -Online

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Oct 28, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Craig Huegel - Florida Wildflowers

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Regular Monthly Meeting Day: Octorber 28, 2016 Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Craig Huegel is an environmental consultant…

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Nov 05, '16

12:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapter Meeting

Cedar Point Environmental Park

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

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Nov 05, '16

10:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters meeting

Cedar Point Environmental Park

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

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Nov 05, '16

10:00 am

Pinellas

Field Trip: Devil's Millhopper & San Felasco Hammock

Gainesville

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

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Nov 08, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

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

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

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Nov 10, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Please check back for program information.

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Nov 12, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

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

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Nov 22, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156

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Nov 23, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Nov 25, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Regular Monthly Meeting

Big Cypress Recreation Center

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

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Dec 03, '16

12:00 am

Pinellas

Florida Native Plant Society Mini-Conference

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs

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

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Dec 06, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Dec 13, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

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

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

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Dec 21, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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

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Dec 23, '16

12:00 pm

TheVillages

No Meeting

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