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Sempirvirens, the VNPS Quarterly for Summer 2018 is ready to read!

 

Butterfly-weed (Asclepias tuberosa) is a great garden choice for pollinators!

 

 

The 2018 Wildflower of the Year is here!  Click for more about Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)

 

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

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

 

William & Mary awards student sponsorships for the VNPS Annual Meeting

 

The W&M Committee on Sustainability Green Fee Grant will sponsor at least 20 W&M students, allowing them to attend the VNPS conference at no cost.

The 2018 conference will offer an opportunity for W&M students who have an interest in sustainability and protecting the natural world to network with like-minded nonprofits and agencies and to highlight their sustainability work at the university.  [more…]

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It’s a classic tale of being careful what you wish for. As a high school student in Germany I went hiking with my classmates in the early spring woods. As I unpacked lunch, friends gathered knoblauchskraut at the forest edge, and we then added the native herb to our... read more

Return of the Natives

  My daughter, Chrissy, and I had been watching the 200-acre woodlands for months. First the “Land For Sale” sign went up; later the sign was marked “Sold,” then, most ominously, fluorescent orange flagging-tape marked the trees. The lovely wooded site was... read more

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