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Meeting

Day: October 26, 2018
Topic:TBA
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 pm
Location: Big Cypress Recreation Center 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages

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Scott Davis Update

Scott Davis spoke on The Milkweed Project at The Villages’ Chapter FNPS in the past. July 3rd he was in a serious motorcycle accident and has already undergone several surgeries. His medical bills are overwhelming. We collected money to help at the September meeting. Our contributions were much appreciated.  He is doing well and back to work on a limited basis.

October is Native Plant Month

Sumter County Honors Native Plant Month

Last year Sumter County joined the FNPS is declaring October as Native Plant Month. The county recognizes the growth and importance of the mission of the Florida Native Plant Society. They appreciate the work of our members in preserving, conserving and restoring native plants. Sumter County joins FNPS is declaring October "Florida Native Plant Month".

Xerces Society "Bring Back the Pollinators" 

Bring Back the Pollinators

Download the Xerces Society Pollinator List for Florida (pdf file)

Sharon's Florida

Sharon's Florida: Web site about central Florida plants and wildlife developed by a Florida native, who has been active with Florida Native Plant Society and Master Gardeners. Lots of good information here.

Join The Villages Florida Native Plant Society (TVFNPS)

We need you. Here's the how and why of joining.

Action Alerts

The Florida legislature action alerts are posted on the FNPS website.

REMEMBER

Remember to ask for native plants when visiting any nursery.  Your voice and dollars are making a difference and helping us achieve our Chapter Vision:  “The Villages becomes renowned for its extensive use of native plants and award winning native plant landscapes

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Published on  09.10.2018