News Posted 02-03-2022
The Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) is seeking a visionary Executive Director to lead growth of the statewide organization’s membership, financial support and program impact. You will lead an organization of highly committed Board of Directors, staff members, community advocates and volunteers all dedicated to authentic Florida environmental preservation via research, education, policy and conservation programs.
This is an exciting time to join FNPS. If you are passionate about the environment and our unique Florida ecosystem, a dynamic public speaker who can share the compelling mission and significant impact of FNPS, a collaborative team builder, and a proven fundraiser who can generate new streams of revenue and social enterprise opportunities please browse our website to learn more about our mission and programs.Email Contact
News Posted 10-05-2021
Show your support for FNPS by buying a voucher for our license plate.
The mission of the Florida Native Plant Society is to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.
Your financial support helps fund:
- Support for conservation land acquisition
- Participation in land management that enhances habitat suitability for native plants, wildlife, and beneficial insects.
- Education about our native species and landscapes
- Public policies that protect our native flora, especially rare species
- Supporting legislation to protect our natural lands and native plants.
- Research on native plant species
- Encouragement of local landscaping practices and policies that preserve Florida's native plant heritage
- Information about native plants and native plant communities, and how we can help protect our natural resources and wildlife in urban environments.
FNPS is a member-driven non-profit organization. We rely upon our members and other generous donors.
You can pre-order your license plate voucher in one of two ways:
Contact your local tax collector’s office; or
- Buy it though FNPS.
If FNPS fails to sell the required number of vouchers, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vahicles will give you the option of switching to a different specialty plat of your choice, or will refund your money. Be sure you keep your receipt to faciitate a potential refund.Email Contact
News Posted 14-09-2020
Members of the Florida Native Plant Society are able to attend our live Lunch and Learns every Friday at noon and access our archive of 62 past Lunch and Learns.
How to Watch
The links to both past and upcoming Lunch and Learns are in your email inbox in our Monday Lunch and Learn update email and in the Sabal minor.
Not a member of FNPS? Join today and send us an email to get the link - use the email link below this news item.
Upcoming Lunch and Learns:
none scheduled - register for the conference!
Public Lunch and Learn Archive
Juliet Rynear's Companion Planting with Native Plants
Brian Bahder, PhD's Lethal Bronzing Disease of Palms
Karina Veaudry's Native Landscape Design Series
Martha Pessaro's Save the Bromeliads Conservation Program
Marjorie Shropshire's Learn About Living Shorelines
Patti Anderson, PhD's Wicked Plants
Andee Naccarato's 10 Native "Weeds" for 20 Butterflies
Edwin Bridges' The Ecological Flora of Florida
Kevan McClelland's The Bluecurls of Florida - the Genus Trichostema
Lilly Anderson-Messec and Ashlynn Smith's The TorreyaKeepers Program
Dr. Patti Anderson's Some Like It HOT —Hot spots of endangered plant species in Florida
Scott Ward's The Sedges of Florida
Jennifer Elliott's Prescribed Fire at the University of Central Florida Arboretum
Kirsten Sharp-Ortega's DIY Pollinator Garden in a Pot
Lilly Anderson-Messec's Florida’s Carnivorous Plants
Eugene Kelly's Action Lunch and Learn - It's time to free the Ocklawaha River
Pamela Adam's Yard Tour - 2021 Residential Landscape Award of Merit
Andre Naranjo, PhD's Dicerandra: The Genus, The Myth, The Legend
Deborah Green'sThe Caterpillar Connection
Valerie Anderson's How I Do the Lunch and Learns
Christine Krebs' What's the Deal with Florida's Invasives
Hernando Chapter's Wings in the Garden 2021 at Nature Coast Botanical Gardens
Tia Silvasy's Native Plants for Freshwater Shorelines
Valerie Anderson's DIY Historical Ecology Part 2: General Land Office SurveysEmail Contact
News Posted 17-06-2021
After Hours are casual conversations with native plant characters about their life and work. There are no set days and times for these programs, but we aim to make one a month. How to Watch FNPS After Hours are broadcast on our YouTube Channel and can be found on this playlist. Upcoming FNPS After…Email Contact
Leave a Legacy
By including FNPS in your estate planning, you can help protect natural Florida into the future. Click on the arrow to find out how to include FNPS in your will.Find Out More