Greetings and Welcome to our Society website!

OUR MISSION ISN'T NEW  just our address!
NOW find us at
  nativeplantsocietyneo.org

To promote the study, appreciation, and conservation of Ohio's native plants and plant communities.


News of Interest

  ✿ NOW ACCEPTING 2015 Applications2015 NPSNEO Annual Grant Guidelines
  ✿ NEW WEBSITE PAGE for your reading enjoyment: Virtual Archive 1990 - 1999
  ✿ Government to spend $3.2 million to help monarch butterfly
  ✿ monarch migration News: March 12, 2015
  updates, first-hand accounts, and much more!!
  ☑ Field Notes: Public Parks Deserve Our Support
 
  ONAPA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES help protect Ohio's Natural Legacy

In our current March issue of On the Fringe:
BioCellar Rain Garden:
Inspired by Native Plant Society of Northeast Ohio Field Trips

by Jean Loria and Pebbles Bush
Announcements
Please join us!
Each Wednesday evening during April and May, we will explore the parade of spring blooming woodland flowers from the first skunk cabbage to the final waterleaf and wild geranium.
Midweek Wildflower Walk: Rocky River Reservation, Cleveland Metroparks
Our last midweek wildflower walk will be on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Rocky River Reservation from 6:30 am to 8:00 pm. Sometimes Clevelanders consider themselves either East- or Westsiders. Are there differences in the plants? Member Kent Scott will lead this walk.

NPS: Sedge Identification Workshop on June 20th The various rhymes distinguishing sedges from rushes and grasses all begin with "Sedges have edges ..." Rick Gardner, a botanist with ODNR Division of Natural Areas & Preserves, will help us learn in more detail about sedges and their edges in the classroom and out in the field.
June 20th , 9am-Noon at The West Woods Nature Center in Geauga County
Mr. Gardner has requested participants bring a hand lens with them to the workshop.
Registration is required. Please register soon, there are only 4 available seats remaining.

We look forward to seeing you!!



Take a look at our newest website page!!
Virtual Archive 1990 - 1999
the Society's second decade of publications is now available for your reading enjoyment
Virtual Archive 1983 - 1989
the Society's first decade of publications
.... more to come!!


Congratulations! to Mr. Fred Losi, recipient of our 2014 Gentian Award.
learn more about Fred Losi

Fred's upcoming hikes:
July 25, 2015  Woodlands of Bedford: Tinker's Creek Stream Walk