Rod Simmons' article 'Hope & Reality for Urban Ecosystems,' in the Winter issue, has generated much discussion, so we're making it available to all.

2015 is the Year of the Vines

Trailing Arbutus (Wildflower in Focus article, pdf) Classified as a shrub, it has a vining growth habit.

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Marilandica Vol 6. No. 1  Winter 2015, the Journal of the Maryland Native Plant Society. Only available to members until May 1.

Non members can read back issues of Marilandica

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Upcoming Events

04/28/2015 7:30 PM • White Oak Library, Silver Spring MD
05/02/2015 9:30 AM • Carderock/Marsden along the C&O Canal
05/07/2015 7:00 PM • University of MD, Harford County Extension
05/09/2015 10:00 AM • New Germany State Park, Garrett County
Only MNPS-sponsored events are shown here. See the Events page for more field trips, programs, plant sales, etc. 
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Upcoming Plant Sales

05/02/2015 9:00 AM • Robert E. Lee Park, Baltimore
05/03/2015 12:00 PM • Robinson Nature Center, Howard County
05/08/2015 • St. Michaels, MD

MNPS does not sell plants, but will list upcoming sales. For more native plant sales see Events: Native Plant Sales.

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