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The Maryland Native Plant Society

The Maryland Native Plant Society

Western Mountains Chapter

Chapter EventsThe Western Mountains Chapter has formed to expand the efforts of MNPS on the Allegheny Plateau and Ridge & Valley physiographic provinces of the central Appalachians. Residents of western Maryland, nearby Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and anyone else interested in learning more about and conserving the native plants of this region are invited to join.

Chapter Events

Upcoming Events

Local Interest

The Nature Conservancy has a number of preserves in the area. See a map of Maryland with The Nature Conservancy's preserves. They have workdays throughout the year; some may take place locally, such as at The Glades. Visit the Nature Conservancy's volunteer calendar.

Other Local Events


For more information contact:

  • Liz McDowell at 301-895-3686 or lmcdnativeplants @

Areas Included

  • Allegany County
  • Garrett County
  • Washington County

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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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