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About WNPS

The Washington Native Plant Society is a forum for individuals who share a common interest in Washington’s unique and diverse plant life. For more than 35 years WNPS has been a great source for native plant information and action. Your active membership strengthens the Society’s role as the voice for our native plants. Please join us today.

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What's New

Sedges and Rushes Workshop

Register now for a sedges and rushes workshop co-sponsored by WNPS and the University of Washington Herbarium at the Burke Museum June 24 - 26.

2014 Study Weekend

Experience the rainforests, alpine meadows and bogs of the beautiful Olympic Peninsula at this year's Study Weekend, July 25 - 27. Registration is now full, but sign up to be added to the wait list!

Botany Washington 2014

Join WNPS for Botany Washington 2014 in the Lower Columbia Basin! Registration is now full, but sign up to be added to the wait list!

Wanted! New WNPS Native Plant Stewards!

WNPS is currently recruiting for a new Native Plant Steward training class in partnership with the Cities of Kenmore, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Sammamish, SeaTac and King Conservation District.  The training will focus on forest, riparian, shoreline, and wetland ecosystem restoration and community service.  Read the steward position description and see if this looks like a good fit for you and spread the word. Read more and learn how to apply today. Weekly classes are scheduled from April 18 through June 27. Sign up now!

Botanical Rambles

Botanical Rambles is a Washington Native Plant Society Blog.  Join us for weekly topics and discussion.

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.

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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.