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Friday, May 10, 2019

2019 NCNPS Spring Outing - May 10-12

(May 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019)

Photograph by Kelly Clampitt

Mark your calendars now!!
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. Details on additional hikes are forthcoming
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.

Details on the entire Spring Outing will be announced once they are finalized.  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!


Saturday, June 01, 2019

2019 Annual Meeting and Picnic

(10:00 AM to 3:00 PM)

We will meet at Hagan Stone Park near Greensboro for our Annual Meeting and Picnic.  We will also have a native plant sale and auction. Full details closer to the date.


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