John Clayton Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) - Photo by Felice Bond

John Clayton Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) – Photo by Felice Bond

Become a Member

VNPS members support statewide conservation efforts and enjoy the regularly published newsletter, the Bulletin, with its informative articles and news of activities and native plant related events. The Society’s Annual Meeting, hosted by different chapters around the state, offers opportunities to hear exemplary speakers and see native plants.


  • Chapter newsletter published 6 times a year;
  • Special programs, slides and speakers;
  • Hands-on experience in many interests such as landscaping, propagation, conservation and plant identification;
  • Opportunity to participate in plant rescues and relocation efforts;
  • Fieldtrips; and
  • Association with others sharing a common concern for Virginia’s natural heritage.

John Clayton Chapter membership includes statewide membership in the VNPS. The membership term is for one year from the month that the application is received by the VNPS Membership Chair. Membership dues are tax deductible in the amount they exceed $5.00. Contributions are tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.




  1. Daniel Keener on July 18, 2019 at 11:02 am

    I would like to join because I appreciate your organization, and I am dedicated to bringing back natural habitat. In the past, I volunteered to help, and I helped with one of your plant sales. I have also attended some of your plant walks. I am also a member of the Historic Rivers Master Naturalists, and the Williamsburg Bird Club.

    • Catherine on August 20, 2019 at 12:08 pm

      Daniel –
      Hi – I’m so sorry I overlooked your request! That would be wonderful if you joined. The easiest way is to do it online.

      Here’s how: Go to, and click “Join” from the top menu and follow the instructions. You will need to create an account first. If you need help, you can email me at OR If you want to join by mail, you could send me your mailing address and I can mail you information and a registration form.