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Native Plant Society of New Jersey Annual Meeting
Saturday, March 2, 2019

Medford Leas          One Medford Leas Way, Medford, NJ 08055

Our guests speakers include: Dr. Desiree Narango, Dr. Daniela Shebitz & Chris Doyle.

The admission price for the conference will be $60.00 for non-members and $40.00 for current members. Current members who have not recieved the member discount password and you are sure that your membership is current, please email me at President@npsnj.org for the member discount password.

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Seabeach Amaranth Plants, Extremely Rare Species Found Only in Beach Habitats

DEP News Release:
Surge of Seabeach Amaranth Plants, Extremely Rare Species Found Only in Beach Habitats

seabeach amaranthDEP biologists have documented a nearly doubling of the state's population of a rare beach plant, demonstrating the resilience of nature. The biologists' annual census counted 1,053 seabeach amaranth plants, an increase of 91 percent compared with the 550 plants counted last year.

Read more: click here: Extremely Rare Seabeach Amaranth Plant

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DEP News Release: Globally Rare Orchid Found in Stokes State Forest

DEP News Release:
Globally Rare Orchid Found in Stokes State Forest

small whorled pagonia Biologists with the Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Natural Lands Management have confirmed a new occurrence of a globally rare orchid, the small whorled pogonia, within Sussex County's Stokes State Forest.

Consisting of just a single plant found on stony ground in a forested area of Stokes, this is just the third occurrence of this rare orchid known to exist in the state. The other known occurrences are also in Sussex County. 

Read more: click here: Globally Rare Orchid Found in Stokes State Forest

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Find out everything there is to know about the native flora of New Jersey, learn from the experts on native plants, get the latest on interesting activities near you, or join one of the many opportunities to participate in the growing national native plant movement — right here in the Garden State.

The Native Plant Society of New Jersey is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to the appreciation, protection, and study of the native flora of New Jersey. Founded in 1985, we have hundreds of members across the state, and are organized into county and regional chapters. Our members include gardeners, horticulturists, naturalists, landscape designers, students, and native plant enthusiasts from all walks of life.

We conduct regular lectures and presentations with featured speakers on topics ranging from introduction to native plants, gardening with natives, identification and appreciation of the beautiful flora and ecosystems of New Jersey, ecological landscaping, and much more. Our annual meeting is a must-attend event for anyone involved in the native plant movement in New Jersey. We organize nature walks and garden tours, dispense advice on design and maintenance of native gardens and landscapes, and have helped establish native plant gardens around the state.