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Lessons, ID cards, posters, and a "how-to" garden manual.

Native Plants for Western Washington Gardens and Restoration Projects
Find native plants suitable for any project.

Starflower Restoration Resources
Restoration strategies and case studies.


            "To promote the appreciation and conservation of Washington's native plants
                             and their habitats through study, education and advocacy."


                                                             COMPOSITAE Gaillardia aristata
                                   Congratulations Grand Prize Photo Contest Winner:                                            
                                          Ted Alway, Derby Canyon Natives, Peshastin

                       Washington Native Plant Appreciation Week
April 24 - May 1, 2016 
Full Details   
                     The Native Plant Appreciation Week Calendar is a great resource
          with Events and Things to do around the State:  NPAW Calendar of Events

WNPS Spring Membership Renewal Campaign & Give BIG
Join Us during this spring membership drive!

Renewal notices will be in household mailboxes around the state today! 
Consider making your spring membership contribution with the Seattle Foundation Matching Fund Campaign  Give BIG campaign, then send your membership contribution card to WNPS to update your membership profile!
Contributions can be made on the WNPS Give BIG PROFILE


You can schedule your contribution NOW and it will post on May 3rd, all contributions are eligible for matching funds from the stretch pool

Discover the ways you can contribute to WNPS Here!

The benefits of membership include the WNPS publication "Douglasia".  Look for our 40th Anniversary Special Summer Edition in the mail the first week of May.  Celebrate the history of WNPS.  NEW members registering with us will receive a copy while they last!

NEW WNPS Native Plant  Stewardship Training
South Sound Chapter; Tacoma Nature Center  Full details
Community-based stewardship programs are made possible                    
by the generous funding support of Jane and John Titland.



Botany Washington 2016                                                                    
Spring in the Olympic Lowland Forests of Jefferson County
An Annual WNPS / WTU Study Event      

Kopsiopsis hookeri (Vancouver Groundpine)  Photo by Ann Weinmann                                                        

May 13-15, 2016; Base Camp: Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend 
Registration & Full Detail
Confirmation packets for registrants are in development. 

2016 Study Weekend - The Wenatchee Mountains
An Annual WNPS Event

  June 17-19, 2016                                                                    
 Event Headquarters:  Wenatchee River Institute       

 The Wenatchee Valley and Central Washington Chapters               
  invite you to join us for the Annual Study Weekend,
  this year based in Leavenworth to explore the Wenatchee         
  Mountains. Our area of interest includes much of the mountain
  area between Leavenworth and Cle Elum, which is the home to
  diverse plant communities and a number of endemic species.

 For WNPS members, please JOIN to attend.

 Registration closes on May 15, 2016  Full Details 

Full Weekend more that you can attend?  Consider Joining us for our 40th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday night only!  Celebrate at the Wenatchee River Institute with a BBQ and guest speaker Jack Nisbet.
Dinner Only registration $25.00 per person.  Register HERE

Know Your Grasses:  The Identification & Appreciation of Grass         

Clay Antieau, Instructor                                      
June 22-24, 2016
Hitchcock Hall, University of Washington

Registration & course information Full Details


Aquatics Plant Workshop 2016

Peter Zika; Instructor
August 23-24, 2016
Hitchcock Hall, University of Washington

Registration & course information:  Full details


 Join us for weekly topics and discussion
 on Botanical Rambles,
Washington Native Plant Society's Blog.


Revision of Hitchcock & Cronquist Flora of the PNW

The University of Washington Herbarium (WTU) at the Burke Museum is officially embarking on an update to the one-volume "Flora of the Pacific Northwest".  Find out more and how you can help.

The WNPS Photo Contest for 2017 is now complete!             

Thank you to all who submitted photos. We look forward to another impressive WNPS Calendar for 2017.

The Grand Prize Winner of the poster contest will be selected as the PHOTO for the Native Plant Appreciation Week Poster, available in April.  See all the past year posters and winning photos HERE.

Still available in the Online Store:   2016 WNPS NATIVE PLANT CALENDAR

Available now to buy in the on-line store. 50% DISCOUNT!






Updated: April 29, 2016
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