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The 'Next Generation' at Tri-State Native Plant Conference Field Trip 


Huntley Meadows Park: Photo by Nancy Vehrs, Cox Conserves Hero Finalist 2017. Vote!


Nursery manager mixes green thumb, love of art to create native plant posters. Click to learn more.


Fundraising in 2016 Helped to Grow The Cedars Natural Area Preserve

These plants will disappear unless we can control the deer population.      Photos by Charles Smith

Recent News

VNPS Fundraiser: Land Acquisition

Our partners at the Virginia Natural Heritage Program tell us that conserving large pieces of land is the single most important contribution we can make to preserving functioning ecosystems, biodiversity, and individual species of both flora and fauna. Please help us to help them be in a position to be able acquire land when the possibility arises. Read our President’s letter explaining the drive, and DONATE BY MAIL. Or, read the President’s letter, and then click here to DONATE ONLINE Photo by Gary Fleming.


Flora of Virginia App now available: Android and IOS  Cost is $19.99 and worth every penny!


Proposed Fee Increase for Shenandoah National Park

The National Park Service has proposed significant increases in entrance fees at the 17 most visited parks in the system, which includes Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park. We are asking our members to take the time before December 22 to make comments, whether for or against this proposal, to the National Park Service. This page gives more information and will also lead you to the NPS comment page: Fee Increase at Shenandoah NP. 

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A Summer Intern Speaks Out

The listing of the Rusty Patched Bumblebee, (Bombus affinus), on the Endangered Species Act hit me as a surprise. It made me begin to think about bee habitat and how little the public knows about how to help this species. This bumblebee, along with many other... read more

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