Native Plant News

What's New

(last update, 13 August 2018)

We’re looking for ideas for our 2019 Spring outing and Fall Hike.  We’re also looking for people willing to help with organizing and running the Fall Outing in 2018 as well as our 2019 outings.  If you have a suggestion for a new native plant location for a Society outing or if you would like to help, please contact your chapter chair.  If you are an at-large member, please let the President know by sending an e-mail to

Looking to find out information about invasive plants?  Go to the North Carolina Invasive Plant Council website to explore the invasives in your area and read fact sheets on how to identify and eradicate them.  Click Here -> NC-IPC Invasive Plant Directory

Upcoming Society Events

Upcoming Events

(from the Events schedule)

Saturday, October 06, 2018
Fall Member Outing - Rockcliff Farm and Penny’s Bend
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
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Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Sharon Day on Native Plants for Waterside Plantings
7 p.m. (welcome earlier to say hello)
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Blue Ridge Chapter September Meeting
7-9 PM
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Sunday, September 23, 2018
Fall Hike at Mineral Springs Barren - new date: Sept 23

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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Tim Hanauer of Earth Graphics “Planning and Pruning Through the Ecologic Cycle”
7 PM--welcome early to say hello
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Sunday, October 14, 2018
Fall Nuts, Fruit and Berries at Members October Hike
Photos Larry Mellichamp
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2018 Calendar
Fall Outing - 6 October 2018, Rockcliff Farms and Penny's Bend
See Members-Only website for specifics (login required)

Board Meeting dates:

November 10, 2018 - Covenant Day School Charlotte NC

Board Meetings begin at 1:00 PM and end at 4:00 PM -