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What we're about

The mission of the Maryland Native Plant Society (http://www.mdflora.org) (MNPS) is to promote awareness, appreciation, and conservation of Maryland's native plants and their habitats. We pursue our mission through education, research, advocacy, and service activities.

On this meetup page, we post our monthly programs as well as some of our field trips. Both are open to non-MNPS members but we invite you to become a member of MNPS (http://mdflora.org/membership.html) for $25 ($15 students/seniors). As a member, not only are you supporting our mission but you will also be notified about all of our field trips, not just the ones posted to meetup.

The purpose of our walks is to identify plants. We tend to stop frequently, looking closely at plants and don't cover lot of ground (we're not a hiking group). No botany expertise is required. Walks are generally led by someone who has at least basic experience identifying plants and many are led by botanists with many years of field experience. Our monthly program is held on the last Tuesday of each month and features a presentation on a topic related to native plants.

Check us out on facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Maryland-Native-Plant-Society/232641092294?ref=ts)too.

Upcoming events (1)

MNPS PROGRAM: NATIVE GRASSES, SEDGES AND RUSHES FOR GARDENS AND LANDSCAPES

YOU MUST REGISTER IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE ZOOM LINK

https://mdflora.org/event-4364969

We can accommodate 500 viewers on Zoom. First come first served. A recording will be available about 3 weeks after the program.

Speaker: Suzanne Hill

This presentation will focus on useful and beautiful native graminoids for home gardens. Our speaker will cover the growing requirements, benefits and suggested landscape uses for some of the more commonly available Maryland native grasses, sedges, and rushes.

Our speaker, Suzanne Hill of Frederick, Maryland, has studied, grown and promoted native plants for their beauty and ecological benefits for over twenty years. She has given presentations for the Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society and for numerous gardening clubs and organizations.

The program will be presented online through Zoom, in webinar format. You will not be able to share your own audio or video with other participants, but you will be able to submit questions in writing during the program.

Registration is required. After you register, you will receive a registration confirmation email with a link to the Zoom program.

The program is free and open to the public.

If you enjoy MNPS programs please consider clicking here to make a donation. And don't forget to renew your membership!

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