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Monthly Meetings

Penny's Bend Prairie

Our Chapter offers a monthly nature walk during the school year, usually on a Sunday.  Meet at the Reid Garden (1439 Dixie Trail, SW corner of Dixie Trail and Lewis Farm Rd. in Raleigh) to carpool at 1:00 p.m.  Or contact either Margaret or Amy for directions and meeting time for specific sites.

Upcoming Walks

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Additional Chapter Activities

Reid Garden Workdays


Second Saturdays of the month, September through June, are workdays at the Margaret Reid Wild Flower Garden, 1439 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, 9:00 am to noon. Contact Amy Mackintosh ( if you have questions. Learn about landscaping with native plants, enjoy the company of other enthusiasts, and help maintain this jewel of a native plant garden. This native garden is protected by a Triangle Land Conservancy easement, and the public are encouraged to visit, appreciate, and learn during the annual Easter Open Garden, Easter Sunday, 2 – 5 pm.

Reid Garden Directions
The Reid Garden, 1439 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, is located at the corner of Lewis Farm Road and Dixie Trail, about 3 blocks north of Wade Avenue on Dixie Trail. Turn west onto Lewis Farm Rd from Dixie Trail. The driveway entrance is on the south side of Lewis Farm Road, a few feet from the stop sign.

Black Creek Greenway Workdays

First and third Wednesdays of the month, 9:00 am – 11:00, are workdays for our adopted section of the Black Creek Greenway in Cary. Help enhance this open space for wildlife by removing exotic invasive plants and planting natives. Contact Margaret Partridge ( to find out exact meeting location.

State Fair Demonstration Garden

Every October volunteers from the Reid (Triangle) Chapter man this garden during the State Fair to educate and promote our mission to the public. This photo is of the NCNPS sign at the Native Plant demonstration garden at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.

Booths at Local Events and Festivals

The Reid Chapter has manned displays at the Monarch Festival in Durham, Arbor Day in Cary, Bass Lake Day in Holly Springs, the plant sales at the NC Botanical Garden, and the Longleaf Festival at Harris Lake Park, among others, to spread the word about native plants and our society.

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Picture Albums

Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve (February 03, 2014)

Flower Hill Nature Preserve – 2013 (May 05, 2013)

Allen DeHart Botanical Garden (November 03, 2013)

2011 Conservation Garden Tour (May 14, 2011)

Wake Forest Wildflower Walk (May 29, 2011)

Prairie Ridge (September 28, 2008)

Harrelson Tract Workday (September 07, 2008)

Walk in Regency Park Area, Cary (February 20, 2005)

Winter Walk to Mason’s Farm (January 16, 2005)

Juniper Springs (November 06, 2005)

Penny’s Bend and Harrelson Tract (October 02, 2005)

Hemlock Bluffs (March 21, 2005)

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