Monthly Meeting

Second Monday of each Month @ 7:00 pm
200 Fairmont, Sanford, FL
Meetings/Programs are free and open to the public

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Native plants available at each meeting for a donation to our camp scholarships.


August 14, 2017 – “Florida’s Edible Native Plants” – Speaker – Scott Davis
7pm, 200 Fairmont Dr, Sanford.  Cuplet Fern Chapter, FNPS will host Scott Davis who will teach about what native plants are edible in our natural lands. Scott is an active member of the Florida Native Plant Society, Lead partner with FDOT for the Monarch Butterfly Project, a grower of palms, and Park Ranger at St Marks National Wildlife Refuge.  Free. 407 302-7616.


September 11, 2017 – “Moths are Awesome” – Speaker Taryn Sudol
7pm, 200 Fairmont Dr, Sanford.  Butterflies are beautiful but moths are awesome and overlooked.  See some of the more spectacular moths found in Florida and how we can provide for them.  Free. 407 302-7616.


October 3, 2017 – CELEBRATE FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT MONTH – Joint meeting with Tarflower Chapter
7pm, Harry P. Leu Botanical Gardens, 1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando.  Join in observance and celebration of Florida Native Plant Month with Dr. Patrick Bohlen, University of Central Florida's Biology Department and Director Landscape and Natural Resources (LNR) and Arboretum,  He will present 'Bringing Biodiversity Back into Urban Yards'. Learn about how valuable your own green space is in the larger picture of nature and positive change. Light refreshments available.  Free.  407 302-7616


November 13, 2017 – “Adding beauty, increased water quality, and wildlife with Lake Restoration”  - Speaker Beth Stephens.
7pm, 200 Fairmont Dr, Sanford.  Ms Stephens will describe the process to increase water quality in polluted lakes to restore their natural beauty and increase beneficial wildlife.  Through her volunteer organization, SERV, and homeowners, many lakes have already been restored. Free. 407 302-7616


December 11, 2017 – Holiday Potluck – 6:30pm
End of year Holiday Party. Bring a covered dish, friend, and family to share. The Chapter will provide the main entre and activities.  Free.  For more information: 407 302-7616


January 8, 2018 – “How to Identify an Invasive Plant” – Speaker  - Sherry Williams
7pm, 200 Fairmont, Sanford.  Do you know what’s lurking in your yard?  Those invasive plants whose seeds ready to sprout and stems spreading underground just waiting to wreck havoc in your yard and in our natural lands.  Learn to identify these invaders and how to control them.
Free.  407 302-7616. 

Published on  19.07.2017