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Tue 09

GNPS Board of Directors meeting

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 09

Chapter Meeting: Learn Native Grasses

February 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed 10

Feb 10 Paulding County, Dallas, Seven Hills, 10:00 am

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

GNPS News & Announcements

West Georgia Chapter Meeting Feb 16 Dragonflies & Damselflies

The West Georgia Chapter will host Giff Beaton at their February meeting in Carrollton. Giff Beaton is the author of  Dragonflies & Damselflies of Georgia and the Southeast and will be speaking on that very topic. The meeting will be Tuesday, February 16th with meet and greet at 6:30 and program at 7:00 pm. Meeting location: Carroll County Ag Center 900 Newnan Rd Carrollton GA 30117 All chapter meetings are free and open to the public. Bring a friend! Come early and enjoy a walk on the adjacent Buffalo Creek Trail, an active Chapter restoration project. The entrance is visible from the Ag Center parking area. Native plants will be available for purchase at the meeting. Visit the chapter’s website at: WGAWildflowers.org Visit the chapter on Facebook at Georgia Native Plant Society – West Georgia Chapter  ... read more

GNPS Annual Symposium

The 21st annual GNPS Plant Symposium will be held this year at Georgia Perimeter College, Decatur Campus in Decatur, GA on Feb 20th, 2016. The symposium will touch on broad themes of interest, including new and unusual native plants of the southeast, storm water gardens, and how to engage the public in the importance and joys of native plants. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Larry Mellichamp, recently retired Professor of Botany and Horticulture at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and former director of the University’s Botanical Gardens. We will also offer hands-on workshops including digital photography and botanical illustration. Register now to get the early bird prices!

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Coastal Plain Chapter Meeting March 23, 2016

The next meeting of the Coastal Plain Chapter of the Georgia Native Plant Society will be held in conjunction with the South Georgia Native Plant and Wildflower Symposium held annually in Tifton Georgia.  This year the meeting will be held on March 23, 2016.  This year’s symposium promises to be better than ever.  Space is limited so you should register early.  The Coastal Plain Chapter meeting will be held immediately following the symposium on site.  For information on the symposium and registration go to www.sgnpws.org .... read more