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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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Virginia Native Plant Society

Address: Blandy Experimental Farm
400 Blandy Lane, Unit #2
Boyce, VA 22620

Region: Mid-Atlantic

Phone: (504) 837-1600
Web: www.vnps.org

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
  • Support research with grants, awards, etc.
  • Provide educational programming
  • Membership program
  • Propagate native plants
  • Native plant sales

Native Plant Focus: Virginia native plants and their habitats, endangered species, unusual native plantsand habitats are recognized through a registry program. Chapter field trips and plant sales, and an annual workshop by the state organization are offered.

Publications: Bulletin (newsletter), 5 issues per year

Description: VNPS is a non-profit organization interested in protection of Virginia's wild plants and habitats, and works to accmplish this goal through conservation, horticultural and educational efforts. There are currently twelve chapters in the state.

Last Update: 2009-05-22
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