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Day: May 26, 2017
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 pm
Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages
Topic: To Be Announced

Details and Directions


Build it and They Will Come

Joan and Al had Purple Martins as soon as the put up a home for them.


Steve's House on Flip My Yard

FNPS State Conference

Westgate River RanchThe annual conference is May 18 – 21 at Westgate River Ranch.  This is a wonderful opportunity to go on expert led outings, hear excellent presentations, and network with other FNPS members from around the state.  To register go to www.fnps.org  Please let our Chapter Representative, Carol Spears know if you plan to attend. caroljspears@cs.com


Butterflies in Your Yard?

Monarch ButterflyHow often do you see a butterfly in your yard? It is important what you plant! Read Steve's article that appeared in the Daily Sun - "It Matters What You Plant". This includes plant recommendations for Central Florida.





Membership Goal = 150

Grow The Villages FNPSWe are growing. We need help. Do you have Marketing Skills? We want to contact members who need to renew and grow our contact list. Our mission involves promoting Florida native plants in The Villages. Do you have ideas? Are you willing to help in any way. Contact us at fnpsthevillages@gmail.com or see one of the officers at our meeting.


Sponsors: Native Plant Drawing

Green Isles Gardens
Various Members


FNPS membership is tax deductible and runs 12 months from the date you sign up.  Forms and annual dues are accepted at the meeting or you can join on-line at www.fnps.org   If you have not joined, please consider doing so or renewing your membership at the highest level you can afford. 

Membership helps to provide funds that will enable us to protect Florida's native plant heritage.

What is a Native Plant?

For most purposes, the phrase Florida native plant refers to those species occurring within the state boundaries prior to European contact, according to the best available scientific and historical documentation. More specifically, it included those species understood as indigenous, occurring in natural associations in habitats that existed prior to significan human impacts and alterations of the landscape. Source: Palmetto title page

Action Alerts

The Florida legislature is in session and action alerts are posted on he FNPS website.


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Published on  20.05.2017