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Promote the preservation, conservation and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida

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Welcome to the Naples Chapter!

 

**Click on the link below to view a brief video about the Naples Chapter:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSfEoOVtCow

All our monthly meetings occur at the Kapnick Center at the Naples Botanical Garden (4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL, 34112) and are open to the general public for free. Bring a friend!

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Tuesday, January 10, 7 PM. PRESENTATION: Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers in Picayune Strand State Forest  Presenter: Monica Folk (Wildlife Ecologist at Milliken Forestry Company, Inc.). Bird boxes for native birds made by local bird box creator Brian Beckner of Estero will be available. Feel free to bring snacks to share at 6:30pm. 


Saturday, January 14, 9 AM-12:30 PM. FIELD TRIP – Picayune Strand State Forest Location: Meet at the Forestry Office in the Picayune, 2121 52nd Ave SE, Naples.  Join us in visiting the Picayune Strand to learn about an ongoing hydrologic and habitat restoration project. This trip will include a tour of one of the pump stations installed as part of the hydrologic restoration.   **Space is Limited. Cost $2 by Forestry for all participants. $45 for nonmembers. RSVP: Call Jean Roche at 330-730-1516 or email naplesnativeplants@gmail.com. 

SAVE THE DATE 

You are Invited by Patsy McDonald + Harold Nussenfeld to a Presentation by The Naples Native Plant Society

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1st, 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.  Birds, Bees & Butterflies - Landscaping with Native Plants for our Flying Friends.

Location: Port Royal Club, North Terrace, 2900 Gordon Drive, Naples 34102.

Presenter: Chad Washburn (Deputy Director, Naples Botanical Garden) and a Naples Chapter Board Director will share his knowhow related to landscaping with native plants at home with an emphasis on helping our Flying Friends.  He has many years of experience in the field and is a much sought after speaker on the subject.

Heavy Hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer and drinks will be served.

Recommended voluntary donation $50 per person requested. 

It would be very helpful if the donations were made in advance - either by check payable to Naples Native Plants sent to our Past President Jean Roche, 2110 Arielle DR APT 105 Naples FL 34109 or by going to our Facebook Page, Naples Native Plants and use the “Donate” button. Business causal dress required. No blue jeans.

RSVP by Jan. 25th: Call Jean Roche at 330-730-1516 or email naplesnativeplants@gmail. 

 

 

 

 

"Native plants should always form the foundation of every garden."

- Henry Nehrling


 

Published on  24.12.2016