The annual Summer Field Trip Guide 2019 is now available with a click. It shows all summer field trips planned by the Chapters as of the publication date. Please check the Chapter or At-Large area pages on this website for additions and updates. (5/2)2019 Spring and Summer Field Trip Notices
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 2019 now available. (4/11)(updated 4/30)The Spring 2019 Edition of the Kelseya is posted to the web
The Spring issue of the Kelseya is available on the web as is a summary of the contents of the Summer issue. See these on the Kelseya Recent Issues Page. (updated 7/29)Annual Meeting Info
Our first international annual meeting was in June 2019 The Annual Meeting Page now announces next year's Annual Meeting and teases about more information to come. Valley of Flowers Chapter is working now to host you in the Centennial Valley for Independence Day 2020. Mark your calendar soon. September updates include more specific information on the date and location.
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)