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Featured Events

Spring Membership Renewal Campaign Continues Through June!

 WNPS Membership expires on June 30th annually. During the Spring Campaign we seek to renew members and continue to share the legacy of WNPS and the rich heritage of Washington's native flora.  Stay current and register today:  https://www.wnps.org/join.html.

2018 Botany Washington

June 8-10, 2018  |  registration is closed

Botany Washington is co-sponsored by the Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) and the University of Washington Herbarium at the Burke Museum (WTU).  Our goal is to provide an outstanding learning opportunity for participants of all botanical skill levels.  This year we will be exploring the floristic and taxonomic diversity of the Washington Coast. The 2018 Event will take place on the Long Beach Peninsula, with base camp in Ocean Park, WA at the Ocean Park Camp & Retreat Center. 

Complete event information, including Study Sessions & Field Trips, Evening Speakers,  Accommodations, and Registration information can still be found at https://www.wnps.org/botany_wa/index.html

2018 Workshop:
Knowing Your Grasses

June 27, 28, 29, 2018;
Wed & Thur 9-5PM; Fri 9-1PM

University of Washington - Hitchcock Hall, Seattle

"Knowing Your Grasses" is critical to many fields of science and practice, including wetland identification and delineation, ecosystem restoration, erosion control, and interpretation of natural history. Beautiful and diverse, grasses are globally important in many ways. WNPS proudly partners with  the UW Herbarium at the Burke Museum to offer this grass identification workshop.  
Photo:  Arrhenatherum elatius by Fred Weinmann