V 10, No. 1, Fall 1996 – “Montana Native Plant Society… It Can’t Be Ten Years Already!” by Peter Lesica with help from Kathy Ahlenslager and Virginia Vincent; Bonnie Heidel’s drawing of Kelseya uniflora first appears on the masthead; “Wildcrafting… What’s Happening in Montana?”; “Alert: Invasion of Tamarisk in Montana,” by Anna Sala and Bonnie Heidel; Richard Prodgers critically reviews a book on rangeland health in “Rangeland Health: Pretty Concept, Elusive Measurement”; and the issue includes an insert listing “Publications About Native Plants.”
V 10, No. 2, Winter 1997 – “Francis Kelsey… and Kelseya” by Peter Lesica is reprinted from the Volume 1, Number 2 issue; Conservation items include, “Spalding’s Catchfly Proposed for ‘Threatened’ Listing… Still”; “Eleven New Natural & Botanical Areas Added” documents the addition of new areas in the Beaverhead/Deerlodge and Bitterroot National Forests; a winter twig quiz; and a short report on a successful project to collect “Native Grass seed from On-site – Sources,” by Bonnie Dearing.
V 10, No. 3, Summer 1997 – “A Primer on Cottonwoods” by Mike Merigliano with references; a listing of small grants proposals; an announcement of the new “Manual of Glacier Park Flora” to be written by Peter Lesica, and mostly Society news.
V 10, No. 4, Summer 1997 – This issue was not published