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Habitat Education Activities and Resources 
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."

NOTE:  GiveBig Seattle Foundation is experiencing extreme technical difficulties since 10:15am this morning.  We are holding out for a recovery of the system which provides donation matching funds,  as informed by the Seattle Foundation, including a possible extension of the timeline to Give BIG. 

WNPS has received 43 donations so far.  Thank you to our valued contributors. 

WNPS will send an ENEWS message out to members when the Seattle Foundation site recovers and matching fund donations can resume.  


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

Consider making your spring membership contribution with the Seattle Foundation Matching Fund Give BIG. Discover how you can double your contribution to WNPS during this Give BIG campaign, as mentioned in your renewal letter, then mail in your membership contribution card to WNPS to update your membership profile and confirm your gift.  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 many 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 with us!
NEW members registering with us will receive a copy while they last!

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


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


Upcoming WNPS Events:             

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 Barbeque Dinner at Red-tail Canyon Farm 5:30 pm (dinner served starting at 6 pm) and guest speaker Jack Nisbet, 'Chasing Bisquitroot'
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


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     

May 13-15, 2016; Base Camp: Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend 
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.





Updated: May 3, 2016
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