About VNPS

The Virginia Native Plant Society (VNPS), founded in 1982 as the Virginia Wildflower Preservation Society, is a nonprofit organization of individuals who share an interest in Virginia’s native plants and habitats. The Society and its chapters seek to further the appreciation and conservation of this priceless heritage.

Digital Journal File Explorer Screenshot by Richard Stromberg

Digital Journal File Explorer Screenshot by Richard Stromberg

We are an organization that strives to have a positive impact on the future of the Commonwealth of Virginia. VNPS supports a variety of programs, which include:

- The Wildflower of the Year spotlights a native plant and its habitat with a colorful and informative brochure.
- The Native Plant Site Registry of natural ecosystems is designed to recognize natural areas in Virginia that contain exemplary plant communities.
- Spring Wildflower Celebration coordinates events such as field trips, plant sales and programs.
- The Invasive Alien Plant program seeks to educate individuals and control invasive species in a partnership with Virginia’s Division of Natural Heritage.

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