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The Maryland Native Plant Society

The Maryland Native Plant Society

Eastern Shore Chapter

The Eastern Shore Chapter partners with Adkins Arboretum for programs and field trips.

Adkins Arboretum is a 400-acre native garden and preserve in Caroline County on Maryland's Eastern Shore, dedicated to promoting the appreciation and conservation of the region's native plants. Five miles of paths along streams, through meadows and native plant gardens, and under the shade of a rich bottomland forest attract nature lovers, gardeners, students and birders. The Arboretum offers programs year-round in ecology, horticulture, and natural history for all ages. The site features over 600 species of native shrubs, trees, wildflowers, and grasses.

Adkins has a full calendar of events and activities. Please see their website for details.

Chapter Events

Upcoming Events

Other Local Interest

Please see Environmental Concern for plant sales and classes.

Other Local Events


For further information or to be updated on field trips, please contact our chapter chair, Lyle Edward Almond,

Areas Included

All members of the Maryland Native Plant Society who reside on the Eastern Shore also belong to the Eastern Shore Chapter at no extra charge. The Maryland counties in our region include:

  • Cecil
  • Caroline
  • Dorchester
  • Kent
  • Queen Anne's
  • Somerset
  • Talbot
  • Wicomico, and
  • Worcester

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PO Box 4877, Silver Spring, MD 20914

MNPS is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization incorporated in Maryland.
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