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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

Next Meeting in Dade County

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 5-8 p.m.
Home and nursery of member

FNPS members and their guests are welcome. Rain or shine.

Come enjoy a beautiful setting and delicious dishes, learn about native landscape plants, and get to know your fellow chapter members!

What to bring:

  • Dish to share (drinks provided)
  • Chairs, if possible (relatively few are available)
  • Raffle donations (please label your plants with the plant name. Non-plant items are also welcome.)
  • Mosquito repellent

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

July 29, 2017, 9 a.m. – noon: Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center

Help the chapter enhance the entrance to our favorite backyard: ENP. We will do pruning and weeding. Cold water provided; bring snacks to share if you care to. Gloves, hand tools, bug repellant and mosquito head nets are available if needed. The Visitor Center is always available for a cooling off break.

New helpers are encouraged to come. Everyone in your car may enter ENP free after the workday. Contact Patty if you have questions (305-878-5705,

Come to the workday, then relax later at the evening yard visit and social!