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 Plan now for A VNPS RESEARCH GRANT AWARD in 2018 


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

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

Recent News

VNPS Fundraiser: Land Acquisition

Our Fundraiser is still open! Help us make it to $35,000 – we’re so close!! Our partners at the VA Natural Heritage Program need our help to be in a position to buy land when the possibility arises.  Acquisition of large parcels of land, contiguous if possible, is our BEST bet for preservation. 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!


Grant Application Period now Open!

Applications accepted through February 15th. The VNPS will be awarding up to three Research Award Grants, including at least one going to an undergraduate student. These grants are for research on native plants, not for gardens! All the information is available on our Grant Award page: 2018 Research Grant Award


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Recent Blog Posts

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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