Palm Beach Chapter, Florida Native Plant Society


The mission of the Florida Native Plant Society is to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.


The Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month. We are resuming our in person meetings at the IFAS / Mounts Botanical Garden Auditorium in West Palm Beach (see map below) unless meeting restrictions are reinstated in which case we will resume meeting virtually.  Stay tuned for announcements regarding meeting venue.

Please note: We will definitely be meeting virtually for the October meeting and quite possibly for the November meeting as well due to precautions relating to Covid spikes in PBC.





Upcoming Virtual Chapter Meetings

October 19, 7:00 pm

Going Native for Hedges, Screens and Privacy with Laurie Albrecht, UF/IFAS Extension Environmental Horticulture Agent, Palm Beach County

Join us on Tuesday to discover the native plants that can define property lines, screen out unsightly views, and provide security and privacy. We are fortunate to have Laurie to provide insight on this topic and answer our native landscaping questions. 

Laurie Albrecht is a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) extension faculty member in the field of environmental horticulture. Her responsibilities for Palm Beach County include coordinating the Florida Friendly Landscaping™ and Native Canopy Education programs, as well as providing science-based landscaping solutions to commercial clients. Laurie has years of experience teaching science-based workshops on Florida native plants, including their identification, uses and relative storm resilience.

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 885 6290 3073

Passcode: 994202

Hope to see you all there!



For those of you interested in on-line presentations, please check out the interesting videos from the FNPS Lunch and Learn series.  You must be a member to view the current presentations but FNPS has generously made a few accessible in their public archive.

To access the Public Lunch and Learn Archive, go to and click on your YouTube video of interest.


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