The City of Roswell unanimously passed a resolution to use native plants in city landscaping on June 14th, 2021. This resolution was the product of a grassroots effort of a few residents who shared a passion for native plants and preserving the local ecosystem.... read more
GNPS is partnering with Trees Atlanta to present the October Speaker Series in Trees Atlanta. Title: “The Importance of Native Plants in Urban Landscapes” Description: Plants are essential in our urban landscapes: they help reduce water run-off, absorb... read more
This talk will be about the impacts of non-native pest plants in the Georgia Piedmont, including identification tips as well as management and control strategies. Non-native invasive plants disrupt ecological functions and threaten the viability and diversity of our... read more
Yaupon fanatic and Asi Tea Founder, Lou Thomann can make anyone enthusiastic about the rediscovery of this national treasure. Lou believes there’s a whole magical world to unlock through the cultivation and consumption of Yaupon tea and nothing excites him more than... read more
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!