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Chapter Meeting in Brunswick (Propagation)
November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us for the fall meeting of the Coastal Plain Chapter of the Georgia Native Plant Society
We will start with a Business meeting (attendance optional) then spend the rest of the day discussing “Native Plant Propagation” then end the day with a site tour.
Location: Altama Plantation WMA, 6844 GA Hwy 99 Brunswick GA 31525Time: 9:00 am ~ 3pm – business meeting / lecture / site tour
9:00 am – Business meeting & Welcome with update on state GNPS with Lane Conville-Canney.
9:45 am – General Propagation – Eamonn Leonard – GA DNR –
10:00 am – Greenhouse Pests & IPM – Joanna Lee – Horticulturalist Jekyll Island Club Resorts
10:30 am – Break
10:45 am – Speaker series – 15 mins each
- Amy Heidt – Personal successes & CP GNPS Plant Sales
- Gail Farley – Chapter President – Personal propagation successes & Pollinator initiatives
- Karan Rawlins – Azalea propagation
- Martha Joiner – Bog plants & Spring ephemerals
- Scott Thompson – Propagation insights from a professional grower
- Tim Estep – “Obtaining and Growing ESA Plants”
12:30 pm – Lunch
1:30 pm – Afternoon field trip – on site – 1.5 hours
Morning coffee & snacks; deli & salad platter for lunch (Provided). We are asking $15 to cover the cost of food.
Hotels & Accommodations
Closest hotels are on I-95 exit 29, & exits 36 & 38, St. Simons Is. & Jekyll Is.
Jekyll Island has RV and tent camping
For the adventurous check out Hostel in the Forest at exit 29
Things to See while in Brunswick
Historic Downtown Brunswick
Cannon’s Point Preserve, SSI
Jekyll Island State Park
Hofwyll Broadfield Plantation SP
Volunteer Opportunity – at Altama Plantation WMA
Friday Nov. 16th GA DNR will host a volunteer workday from 9-noon e-mail Eamonn at email@example.com to volunteer or if you have any questions. We will work on maintaining the Native plant pollinator / formal garden and the grounds. Moderately strenuous.