A very special presentation from Catherine Zimmerman and exclusive viewing of GNPS-sponsored documentary

Join us as we hear from Award winning director, Catherine Zimmerman, as she tells us about her journey across the country to visit Hometown Habitat Heroes, people – young and old of various races and creeds – who are reversing detrimental impacts on the... read more

Annual GNPS Business Meeting, Year-end celebration

The annual business meeting falls on Tuesday, November 8th, election day! In lieu of having a speaker present a program, we are going to ask several of our members to share their projects and progress they have made to protect and celebrate native plants in Georgia.... read more

Come hear Claudia West on May 10th

Join us at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens as we explore how native plants fit into the built landscape and learn how plant community-based design strategies can help you meet aesthetic and ecological goals during your next planting project. Our speaker Claudia West is co-author of Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes.

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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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GNPS November Meeting

Our speaker for our November meeting will be Tim Spira and the topic is: Exploring Waterfalls and Wildflowers of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Tim Spira is professor emeritus at Clemson University with a passion for native plants and natural habitats. He’s... read more
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