SNPS FALL NATIVE PLANT SALE
at the USF Botanical Gardens Fall Plant Festival, 2210 USF Pine Drive, Tampa, FL 33620. SNPS will be selling native plants at the USF Fall Plant Sale. We will have an assortment of native wildflowers, trees and shrubs, as well as books and free literature promoting native plants and the Florida Native Plant Society. This is the Bay area's largest FALL plant sale. $5.00 general admission. Children under 12 and USF Botanical Garden members are admitted free.
Oct 13, 2015
601 E. Kennedy Blvd, 2nd Floor
SNPS October Meeting
Robert Hattaway, Ph. D. Botany, will give you basic tips to identifying plants in the wild. He will de-scribe basic plant ID using the HIDAD method: Habitat, Illustration, Distribution, Abundance and Description. Dr Hattaway earned his doctorate in botany from Pennsylvania State University. He taught college level bota-ny, microbiology and related subjects for over 30 years before retiring in 2013. He is currently living in Georgia and very active in the Georgia Native Plant Society. He has also spoken at several Florida Native Plant Society conferences and has won awards in plant identification contests in Georgia and Florida.
Meetings are held at the Hillsborough County Extension, 5339 County Rd 579, Seffner. (813) 679-5597. Free. Light refreshments. A plant auction follows the presentation. For more information visit suncoastnps.org.
Oct 23, 24 & 25, 2015
Hitch up your camper or dust off your tent and join us for a weekend of botanizing and socializing at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park. You will enjoy hikes in the colorful fall prairie, a swamp buggy ride (additional fee and reservations required), pot luck dinners every night and lots of great company. Arrive on Friday, October 23 and depart on Sunday October 25th. Each site can accommodate two tents. Spaces are still available. New members and members from other chapters are welcome to join us.
Additional information and events may be found on our Calendar Page.
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