PCFNPS "Save the Gladys Douglas Preserve" Fundraiser
The Pinellas Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society (PCFNPS) is sponsoring a livestreamed benefit concert on Wednesday, January 27th to raise funds for the purchase and conservation of 44 acres of endangered Rosemary Scrub Pine Ecosystem in Pinellas County. The PCFNPS will match proceeds from this event up to $5,000. All proceeds benefit the fund to "Save The Gladys Douglas Property" managed by the Pinellas Community Foundation.
The event includes
- A benefit concert in the Woodwright Beer Garden, featuring The Florida Boys, Wendy Barmore, Keith Hope, Treble Hook & Aimee Trachtenberg, will be hosted by Prof. Craig Huegel, environmental consultant, author of numerous books on native plants and host of WMNF radio's "The Waking Hours."
- A screening of "Instructions for Conserving an Ecosystem," filmmaker Devyn Waitt’s look at the combined efforts local citizens, press, government and environmental organizations have put forth to conserve 44 acres of endangered Rosemary Scrub Pine Ecosystem in Pinellas County.
- Silent Auction, click here to donate or bid on online silent auction items.
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6:00 - 6:30 Live Music
6:30 - 6:40 Film Screening
6:40 - 7:00 Speakers
7:00 - 7:45 Live Music
7:45 - 8:00 Speakers
8:00 – 8:45 Live Music
8:45 Announcement of $ Raised
Hope to see you there, live or virtually!
The Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) is a non-profit organization formed in 1980. Its mission is to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.
The Pinellas Chapter has over 300 members and is one of the state's largest. We hold monthly meetings and field trips, workshops, special events and volunteer projects. In addition, we award grants to other organizations for projects that support our mission.
The public is welcome to participate in all Pinellas Chapter activities. Consult our program calendar for upcoming events, directions and maps.