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Join Us at our 2018 Annual Meeting and Conference in Williamsburg: September 14-16



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


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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 

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The 2018 VNPS Research Grant Award winners have been announced!



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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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

Kates Mountain Clover: Trifolium virginicum

Kates Mountain Clover, (Trifolium virginicum) is one of only three clovers that are native to Virginia. First discovered on Kate’s Mountain in West Virginia in 1892 by botanist, John Kukel Small, this plant is known to exist only in four states and in a very specific... read more

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