Over the years, GNPS members have enjoyed participating in field trips led by local enthusiasts, other GNPS members, and like-minded groups willing to share their knowledge and provide insight into locations and the plants that grow there.
Watch our calendar to learn more about the Georgia Native Plant Society field trips scheduled for our members across Georgia. Please contact us if you have identified a location that others would enjoy visiting. A local gem that you are highly familiar with will likely be appreciated as well by our members who would enjoy a field trip to your neck of the woods!
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A group of lucky GNPS members enjoyed a few hours together viewing native azaleas and native hybrid azaleas on the 700 private acres. The area is located in Lumpkin County, GA. To view most of the azaleas, you must have either 4x4 or AWD vehicles, that can be...read more
Only eight slots left. Please sign up today if you'd like to join us on this members only, unique field trip to Hurricane Creek in Lumpkin County, to see Georgia native azaleas species or natural hypbrids including triploids. The species present are R. canescens,...read more
Join us for workshops on January 16th and a casual woody plant identification stroll on January 30th. The workshop will be at Northeast/Spruill Oaks Library and will cover basic pruning as well as tips on rescuing plants with GNPS.read more
We've had some great field trips and workshops recently, with more to come. Two workshops, the Tree and Shrub ID at Stone Mountain State Park on May 2, and the Plant ID at Jarrell Plantation State Historic Site on June 6, were loaded with helpful information. The...read more
On February 7th, 2015, several dozen GNPS members gathered at Big Trees Forest Preserve in Sandy Springs for a "winter woody walk." The purpose of the walk was to learn about identifying plants, particularly...read more