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Friday, May 10, 2019

2019 NCNPS Spring Outing - May 10-12

(May 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019)
Event Sponsor: NC Native Plant Society

Photograph by Kelly Clampitt

                90 People have registered and Registration is now Closed. 

The annual NCNPS Spring Outing for 2019 is May 10, 11 and 12 in the West Jefferson area.  Please join us for some remarkable botanizing in a truly exquisite area of North Carolina.  Although a final agenda is still being developed, information about the Outing is below.

Hikes – The Nature Conservancy has been gracious to allow guided hikes on Bluff Mountain.  The Conservancy’s $15 hiking fee will help protect these 3800 acres preserve. We will also hike at Elk Knob State Park, New River State Park Wagoner Access, Mt. Jefferson State Natural Area and the Mountain to Sea Trail.
Silent Plant Auction – Bids for the plants can be made Friday and Saturday evening in the New River State Park Community Building.  The auction will close Saturday evening.  Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for details and also to let them know what you plan to bring.  Donations of unusual and hard to find plants are requested.  Proceeds will support NCNPS operations.
Lodging – A block of rooms is being held at the Holiday Inn Express at a rate of $149 + 13% tax/night until April 10 for May 10 & 11.Call the Holiday Inn direct to make reservations. 336-846-4000. Group NC Native Plant Society.  The “Accommodations” page on the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce lists other accommodations.  Spring Outing participants are responsible for making their own accommodations. 
Meals—Spring Outing participants are responsible for obtaining their own meals.

Questions can be directed to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  We look forward to seeing as many of you as we can!

 


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