All meetings 2:00 pm at Reedy Creek Nature Center unless otherwise noted.
January 14: “A Day in the Life of a Botanist,” with David Campbell
February 11: “Butterflies, Caterpillars, and the Native Plants that Support them,” with Don Seriff
March 4: “The Importance of Threads and Fragments: Designing Urban Greenspace,” with Laurel Holtzapple
April 8: Hike along the Waxhaw segment of the Carolina Thread Trail. 1304 H.C. Nesbit Park Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173, Meet in parking lot at 2:00 pm.
May 13: Wildflower hike, location to be determined based on bloom schedule. More info coming in the Chapter newsletter.
June 2: NCNPS Annual State Picnic and Plant Auction, 11–3. 5920 Hagan Stone Park Road, Pleasant Garden, NC (near Greensboro). This is a great opportunity to enjoy some BBQ and bid for plants you rarely see in stores. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.
July 18–21: Cullowhee Native Plant Conference in Cullowhee, NC. Many Native Plant Society members attend this conference each year to learn about native plants, go on hikes, purchase books, plants and t-shirts, and generally have a great time at “Plant Camp.” All are welcome.