Please see the Chapter Pages for the latest updates to the Spring and Summer program updates for each chapter. Field trip info will also be included in the Summer Field Trip Guide now in the editing stage of production. (4/11)The Winter 2019 Edition of the Kelseya is now posted to the web
The Winter issue of the Kelseya is now available on the web as is a summary of the contents of the Spring issue. See these on the Kelseya Recent Issues Page.Annual Meeting Registration is now Open
You may now register for the 2019 Annual Meeting. A mail-in registration form is available in your Spring Kelseya or you may go to the Annual Meetings page for all the information and for an online registration form. See you in Saskatchewan!Society Election is happening - vote now
You may vote now for your choice of several officers for the Montana Native Plant Society Board of Directors. Use the ballot included in your Spring Kelseya or go to the Elections page to vote online or print out your on copy of a mail-in ballot. Vote before mid June.Lost Trail Important Plant Area Nomination now Posted on the Conservation Page
Here’s a link for the news archive.
Some useful things:
- Professor Cathy Cripps, who presented programs on mushrooms at the 2014 Montana Native Plant Society Annual Meeting in 2014, has written a recently published guide to local fungi. Here is a link to the Montana State University publication announcement.
- Three mobile device apps that may be of interest to MNPS members are now available from High Country Apps http://www.highcountryapps.com: “Montana Grasses,” “Glacier Wildflowers,” and “Flora of Yellowstone.”
- The author for “Montana Grasses” is Dr. Matt Lavin of MSU and the author for “Glacier Wildflowers” is Montana Native Plant Society member, Shannon Kimball. For “Flora of Yellowstone” the author is Whitney Tilt. All 3 are members of their local native plant societies. High Country Apps has confirmed that they are donating 5% of proceeds from the “Montana Grasses” app to the state-wide Montana Native Plant Society. For Glacier, they will donate 5% of proceeds to Glacier National Park Conservancy and for Yellowstone, 5% will go to theYellowstone Park Foundation. (Works on most applicable devices; Minimum OS versions are iOS 5.0 and Android 2.2)