Thanks to membership dues and other donations the RIWPS Annual Grant Committee was able to award $4,000 in grants this year. The money will support a project to collect and document plants in Rhode Island and two public school projects to encourage budding young naturalists and botanists through onsite native plant gardens.
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With great pleasure, RIWPS announced the recipients of the Annual Volunteer Awards at the March 25 Annual Meeting which took place in the Pharmacy Building at the University of Rhode Island.
Voting on the proposed changes will take place during the business section of the March Annual Meeting.
The Rhode Island Wild Plant Society is offering a grant to aid individuals in the study of wild plants and their habitats. To qualify you must be an educator, a member of a Rhode Island botanical or environmental association or a student in a field related to botany or environmental studies.
Help us continue our work.
Read or listen to the WBUR News report on the efforts of New England Wildflower Society to conserve rare plants in New England.
Much thanks is due! Saturday June 3rd was a beautiful day to hold our Best Native Plant Sale in RI. The plants looked good and were picked up quickly by the many customers who came to purchase shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. The Early Native Plant Sale in May, featuring early bloomers and spring ephemerals was […]
In her recent article in EcoRI, Welcome to the Native Jungle, Where Local Birds and Bees Thrive, RIWPS member Anne Raver, writes about why she chooses to plant natives. Anne, a Warren, R.I., resident, is and longtime gardener, has written about landscape and the environment for more than 30 years.
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The Rhode Island Wild Plant Society is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) conservation organization dedicated to the preservation and protection of Rhode Island's native plants and their habitats. Contributions and dues in excess of $5 (for annual Bulletin subscription) are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
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