NNNPS February 2019 Field Trip!
Feb
21
12:00 PM12:00

NNNPS February 2019 Field Trip!

We are going on a field trip! to the Norfolk Botanical Garden (NBG) on Thursday, February 21, 2019. This day trip will be in lieu of a program at our regular venue. The Chapter will sponsor the entry fee for members. There will be organized car/van pools so members (and guests) will need to register with Paula Boundy on email by February 15th at 8:00am:

paula.boundy@va.metrocast.net

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Nov
15
12:00 PM12:00

NNNPS November Meeting

WE WILL HAVE A NOVEMBER MEETING on Thursday, November 15th at noon with a presentation by David Bryant, a Wildlife Biologist with a Co-Op program under the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Virginia State Game and Inland Fisheries Service and Virginia Tech. It will be about his grassland restoration work and the steep decline in birds and pollinators. It will be a very interesting program. We will also elect new officers for next year.

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NNNPS October Meeting
Oct
18
12:00 PM12:00

NNNPS October Meeting

The September meeting of the Northern Neck Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society (NNNPS) will be held on Thursday, October 18th at noon at the Wicomico Parish Church (Episcopal), on Rte 2000 in Wicomico Church.  

Brian Barnes, Lancaster County’s Environmental Compliance Officer, will review the County’s efforts with environmental matters, emphasizing wetlands and invasive plants species and the Chesapeake Bay Act.

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NNNPS September Meeting
Sep
20
12:00 PM12:00

NNNPS September Meeting

Wetlands Preservation in Virginia by Kati Rubis, The Nature Conservancy

Free and open to the Public - the September meeting of the Northern Neck Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society (NNNPS) will be held on Thursday, September 20th at noon at the Wicomico Parish Church (Episcopal) on Route 200 in Wicomico Church.

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May
16
10:00 AM10:00

Field trip to Meadowview Biological Station, Fredericksburg VA

On Wednesday, May 16th, we will be traveling to Meadowview Biological Research Station south of Fredericksburg to visit a site dedicated to the preservation and restoration of rare wetland plants, habitats and associated ecosystems on the coastal plain of Maryland and Virginia.  Meadowview’s particular area of specialization is the endangered habitats of bogs and seepage wetlands that contain pitcher plants. We will have a presentation by Dr. Phil Sheridan, the founder and a director of Meadowview and a driving force for longleaf pine and pitcher plant preservation in Virginia. There will be a minimal amount of walking but bring a camera.  There should be opportunity to purchase plants and related items.

We will meet at 10 am at Meadowview which is located at 8390 Fredericksburg Turnpike, Woodford, VA 22580.  It is about 80 miles north of Kilmarnock.  For more information or car pooling, contact Kevin Howe at 571-232-4592

 

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