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National Organizations Directory

As a service to the public, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center collects information on native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations throughout North America. Click here to add your organization to the directory. Affiliates are organizations that partner with the Wildflower Center to encourage the preservation and use of native plants in different regions of the country.

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Native Plant Society of British Columbia

Address: 2012 William Street
Vancouver, BC V5L 2X6

Region: Canada

Phone: (604) 255-5719

Organization Structure: Private Non Profit
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Native Plant Society

Services this organization provides

  • Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
  • Work on restoration projects
  • Natural habitat management
  • Wildflower or native habitat display on property
  • Support research with grants, awards, etc.
  • Conducts research
  • Publish research
  • Provide educational programming
  • Membership program
  • Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.
  • Native plant sales

Native Plant Focus: The NPSBC Native Plant Society of British Columbia's objectives are to: - Advance knowledge and awareness of the value of native plants. - Develop and maintain an inventory of the province's native plant species, communities and habitats. - Promote the conservation of the province's native plant species, communities and habitats. - Initiate the development of guidelines concerning ethical uses of native plants. - Support the use of native plants in accordance with the ethical use guidelines. - Encourage the restoration of disturbed habitats of native plant species and communities. - Facilitate communication and interaction among individuals, groups and governments regarding native plant issues. - Support research on native plant and plant communities.

Publications: Menziesia (quarterly newsletter)

Description: The NPSBC Native Plant Society of British Columbia is an organization bringing together people from throughout the province who enjoy, study and work with native plants and habitats. The Society was founded in 1996 and has more than three hundred members with a collective interest in education and communication about native plants and a commitment to their ethical use and conservation.

Last Update: 2010-04-21
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