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The Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) is a non-profit organization formed in 1980 to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida and the use of Florida native plants in landscaping.

The Dade Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society (DCFNPS) is one of more than 20 chapters around the state and includes residents of Monroe County. More about us »
Next Meeting in Dade County

Annual Evening Garden Visit & Social

Saturday, July 14, 2018, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Home of FNPS member

Rain or shine! (We will have shelter from rain)
FNPS members and their guests are welcome

What to bring:

  • Potluck dish to share (main, side, dessert, appetizer)
  • Raffle donations (Please label plants with the name!)
  • Mosquito repellent (just in case)
  • Lawn chair if convenient

Time, address and directions are in the newsletter mailed to members. Please join to enjoy all the activities of the chapter!

Upcoming Field Trip

Chapter Workday

Everglades National Park
Saturday, July 7, 2018, 9 a.m.-noon

Please join us in enhancing the entrance to ENP with restoration and maintenance of the native habitat at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center, begun in 2001. Contact Patty (305-878-5705) with questions or if the weather is questionable. (We rarely cancel!)

We will be pruning and weeding. Small hand tools and gloves are provided, or bring your own. Prepare for sun and possible mosquitoes by wearing long sleeves and pants. Head nets (use over a wide-brimmed hat) and bug spray are available if needed, but bring your own if possible. We provide cold water; bring snacks to share if you care to. Volunteers have free ENP admission afterwards.