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The Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) is a non-profit organization formed in 1980 to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida and the use of Florida native plants in landscaping.

The Dade Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society (DCFNPS) is one of more than 20 chapters around the state and includes residents of Monroe County. More about us »
Next Meeting in Dade County

Next Meeting in Dade County

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 SW 57 Ave. (Red Road)

Birds, Plants and the Everglades: A Dynamic Love Story - Raul Urgelles

This talk is about the relationship between bird and plant communities in the Everglades, particularly those of Everglades National Park. Raul is a biologist at Everglades National Park and also well-known to South Florida birders.

Upcoming Field Trip

Upcoming Field Trip

Saturday, April 21, 2018. Dining Out with Scott: In Search of Edible Plants

(Broward & Dade trip organized by the Broward Chapter.) This trip will be led by Scott Bryan, the Broward April 11 speaker. Not all edibles are delicious, and you might learn which are enjoyable to dine on or are merely survival food. Bring a lunch, if you like – you will probably still be hungry.

Time, address and directions are in the newsletter mailed to members. Please join to enjoy all the activities of the chapter!