Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Florida Native Plant Society Conference

Florida Native Plant Society
Annual Conference
Estuaries to Uplands: Celebrating Florida's Native Plant Heritage

May 14-18, 2008
Manatee Convention Center - Palmetto, FL
(Near Bradenton)

Hosted by the Mangrove, Pinellas, Serenoa & Suncoast Chapters
Purpose of Conference: To provide educational programs to FNPS members and the general public about the planting, preservation, conservation and restoration of Florida native plants and their associated plant communities.
Notable conference activities:
  • Field trips to over 20 locations highlighting native plant communities, native trees, shrubs and wildflowers led by botanists and local plant specialists.
  • Native plant sale providing locally grown trees, shrubs and wildflowers throughout the event. Hundreds of new native plants for home landscapes!
  • Educational exhibit tables; many vendors
  • The latest news in conservation, preservation and restoration of Florida native plant communities
  • Workshops for landscape design, making plant specimens, nature photography, scientific information regarding the "Real Florida" and much more.
  • Social events
    If you would like to review sponsorship opportunities and benefits, please contact Karina Veaudry or Ray Wunderlich
    Karina Veaudry407-895-8446
    Ray Wunderlichmailto:rayrunner@yahoo.com?Subject=FNPS%20Conference727-577-4344

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