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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!

 

Research to Help Native Plants!

The VNPS will be awarding funds for research grants in 2018; all the information is now available here: RESEARCH GRANT AWARDS 2018. The application period runs from January 1st to February 15th, and  awards will be made public in March. We anticipate awarding two or three grants this year, including at least one to an undergraduate student. The Grants page above also describes the research projects that have been completed using funds from this award.

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Recent Blog Posts

Evergreen and Creepy: It’s Winter Creeper!

Winter Creeper, (Euonymus fortunei), with its glossy evergreen leaves, is easy to spot in the woods right now. This member of the Bittersweet family, (Celastraceae), is native to China, Japan and Korea. Introduced here as an ornamental plant, Winter Creeper, also... read more

Old-Age Forest at Chapman State Park

The old-age forest section of Chapman State Park is a fascinating and regionally unique meeting ground for plants with a primary range in the inner Piedmont and mountains and those of the Coastal Plain. This section extends from the low river terrace and extensive... read more

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