Other Conferences and Symposia

Upcoming events

    • 09/29/2017
    • 10/01/2017
    • US Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV
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    Registration will open soon--we're finalizing the field trips. Join MNPS or our email list to receive a notice when registration opens. VNPS and WVNPS will send announcements as well

    The Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia Native Plant Societies will meet together at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, W VA.

    Download the Registration Packet (PDF) before registering so you know all your options.

    Check out the Conference web page (hosted by VNPS) for all the details.

    Friday, September 29, 2017

    • Registration check-in 
    • Evening speaker
    • Evening social and bonfire

    Saturday, September 30, 2017 

    • Registration check-in
    • Half-day & full-day field trips
    • Half-day workshops
    • Evening speaker
    • Evening social and bonfire
    Sunday, October 1, 2017
    • Field trips & workshops

    Field Trip will be held on the NCTC campus and at other locations, including:

    • Snavely’s Ford Trail, Antietam National Battlefield
    • Yankauer Preserve
    • Shannondale Wildlife Management Area
    • Cranesville Swamp

    Workshops include:

    • Designing with Native Plants
    • Introduction to iNaturalist
    • Beginning Botany
    • Maintaining a Field Sketchbook
    Accommodations: The NCTC has nice hotel-style rooms. Price is for the full weekend's food and lodging. 
    Single: One double bed; $300 per person
    Sharing: Two adults sharing one double bed; $220 per person
    Double: Two adults sharing a room with two beds (limited availability); $220 per person
    All meals from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch will be provided. No discounts for partial attendance.

    Off campus housing is available in nearby hotels (approx. $100/night). Those staying off campus must pay the $100 meal fee. All meals from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch will be provided. No exceptions.

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