Meetings

Due to Covid-19, Pine Lily will be holding virtual meetings 

Upcoming meetngs will be on-line until it is safe to resume in-person meetings.

Check our Past Presentations page for programs from recent on-line meetings.

Past Events:

September 24, 2020 ;  6:00P Juliet Rynear, Florida Native Plant Society Executive Director speaking on conservation in Central Florida

Juliet Rynear is the Executive Director of the Florida Native Plant Society and previously served as the Society’s Conservation Committee Chair for 6 years. 

Juliet’s work has focused on the conservation of the genetic diversity of Florida’s native plants and the restoration of native plant populations and plant communities.  She has extensive experience managing projects that include population introductions, population and community rescue, habitat restoration, and habitat monitoring. 

She received a Master of Applied Science in Environmental Policy and Natural Resource Management from the University of Denver and earned a Certificate in Applied Plant Conservation from the Center for Plant Conservation. 

Juliet has enjoyed a lifelong love of plants and seeks to inspire others to experience the transformative power of our natural world.

Talk description:  

Speaker: Juliet Rynear: Executive Director of the Florida Native Plant Society

Topic: The Florida Native Plant Society: Our Mission in Action

Learn about some of our projects across Florida in support of our mission.  You will hear about our efforts to preserve natural lands from development, conservation of rare native plant species and about a few major rescue and restoration projects.

Upcoming Events:

January 28, 2021

Speaker: Chris Kincaid: Tree Diversity in Osceola County

February 25, 2021

Speaker: Francine Prager: Tampa Bay Bats

Topic: “Bats of the World” This is a comprehensive program highlighting bats throughout the world and Florida and their habitat. After the presentation there will be a question-and-answer period.

March 25, 2021

Speaker: Mark Robinson: Revival Gardening (Enriching Your Soil)

April 22, 2021

Speaker: Scott Davis

May 27, 2021

Speaker: Zach Prusak: The Nature Conservancy “Biodiversity Through Pyrodiversity”

June 24, 2021

Speaker: Chuck O’Rourke: USDA Understanding the Role of the Soil and Water Conservation District

July 22, 2021

Speakers: Karina and Tayler: The Process of Converting a Portion of Yard to a Native Plant Landscape

August 26, 2021

Speaker: Karina Veaudry: Native Plant Shrubs and Hedges

September 23, 2021

Speaker: Karina Veaudry: Interview with a Certified Arborist

October 28, 2021

Speaker: Karina Veaudry: Best Pollinator Plants

November 25, 2021

NO MEETING

December 23, 2021

NO MEETING

Once the we can meet again, please join us

Every 4th Thursday of the Month
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM – Social and Refreshments
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM – Chapter Meeting

Address:
Kissimmee Utility Authority
1701 W. Carroll Street, 3rd Floor Board Room
Kissimmee, FL 34741

(Use the Map Below for Directions)

 

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.