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The mission of the Florida Native Plant Society is to preserve, conserve, and restore the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.

About Us

Why Native Plants?

Florida native plants are those which occurred naturally in Florida before Europeans arrived and pioneers started cultivating plants. Check out native plant information for your county.

Why Native Plants?

Membership

Become an FNPS member to help protect the native plants and native plant communities of Florida. Support science-based conservation of our floral heritage and wildlife species.

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Join us for great monthly speakers, field trips, and special events.

Projects

The Pinellas Chapter has carried out numerous local projects in support of the FNPS mission to preserve, conserve, and restore the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.

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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 will also be livestreamed on the Florida Native Plant Society YouTube Channel. You can donate here or text keyword ROSEMARY to 71441.

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 Auctionclick here to donate or bid on online silent auction items.

Click image below to download flyer.

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule

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!

Welcome!

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.

The mission of the Florida Native Plant Society is to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.