Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Go Green with Native Plant Societies

Thanks to Native Plant Societies across the world--we can amp our appreciation and knowledge of wild plants in our homelands. You needn't be a plant geek with a hand lens. Anyone with a hankering to learn what grows in the fields, forests and flanks of wild places is welcome.  Local chapters abound! Chapters often meet monthly and sponsor field trips and cool educational events--all while helping to protect the Northwest's rich native plant heritage. They are full of fun folks, too. Consider joining a native plant society in your state or province. Here's where you can start: