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

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Meeting Day and Time

First Tuesday of the Month, January-April and September-November at 7PM

Join us early for “Barbara’s Bits” that starts at 6:15 and runs until 6:45. See "Barbara's Bits" tab for schedule.

Refreshments are served from 6:45 to 7 PM


Meeting location is at the Crystal Oaks Civic Center, 4958 W. Crystal Oaks Dr., Lecanto, FL 34461.

November 5

Wildflowers and why they matter. Liz Sparks will unfold for us the role wildflowers play, the importance of creating habitat corridors for pollinators and other wildlife through management of roadsides, and how individuals can help by using native plants in their own yards.

Liz Sparks, is the Panhandle Wildflower Alliance liaison to FDOT, and an advocate for Roadside Wildflower Areas with the FL Wildflower Foundation. Sparks' previous experience includes work with FWC, and the Florida Dept of Environmental Protection, also serving as vice chair of the Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism, a liaison for Florida Paddling Trail Association, and she is a member of the Florida Native Plant Society’s Magnolia Chapter.


Check out Meeting Extras and Notes from Barbara's Bits Here

Our meetings always include a "Native Plant of the Month" brief presentation along with “what’s blooming” and we will start with “Barbara’s Bits” from 6:15-6:45. Barbara will have another educational program for us to enjoy. Refreshments will be served from 6:45 to 7 PM and our chapter meeting will start promptly at 7. The meeting will conclude with an opportunity to take some native plants home from the donation table.

Unless otherwise noted, our meetings are open to the public.




Published on  03.10.2019