Author: Illinois Native Plant Society

2021 INPS Research Grants and Survey Grants Announced!

The Illinois Native Plant Society is excited to announce its 2021 roster of Research and Survey Grant recipients. An interesting variety of projects from different parts of the State will conduct research on Illinois native plants in the field or the lab, or will implement field surveys of very rare listed species to provide data to the Illinois Natural Heritage Database.

2021 Illinois Indigenous Plants Symposium, April 15 – April 17

The 2021 Illinois Indigenous Plants Symposium will be held virtually from April 15 through April 17! Join us to explore this year’s theme, “Putting Theory into Practice: Ecosystem Restoration and Management.” Nine sessions held over three days provide numerous learning opportunities on topics ranging from different management techniques to successful management partnerships. Join us!  The…
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2021 Grant Awards to be Announced April 2021

2021 Research and Survey Grant Applications are now closed; however, the Program Explanation and Guidelines for both grants are still available for viewing in the Grants section for future reference and for submission of final reports by 2021 grantees.

Board Minutes – 11/9/2020

Minutes ILLINOIS NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY November 9, 2020, 6:00pm | Conference call Governing Board Meeting Attending: (13) Susanne Masi, Jean Sellar, Paul Marcum, Joe Armstrong, Floyd Catchpole, cassi saari, Emily Dangremond, Trish Quintenz, Courtney Cartney, Gretel Kiefer, Chris Benda, Anna Braum, Angela Kerber Meeting Begins: 6:03pm Review and approve the Minutes from the October governing…
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Illinois Native Plant Society Grant Program Applications Are Now Open

Students, citizen scientists, conservation groups and institutions are alerted to consider applying for an INPS Research Grant for up to $2500 to fund one-year projects. Also, INPS is also excited to continue its new second grant for 2021: the Survey Grant. This grant is for up to $5000.

2020 Research Grant Awards Announced

The Illinois Native Plant Society offers sincere congratulations to the awardees of the 2020 Research Grant Program…

Other INPS Grant News

The INPS Board of Directors at their February meeting approved the increase of award amounts for the 2021 grant cycle. Competitive Research Grant awards will be available both the Research Grant and the Survey Grant. This increase is made possible by generous donations to the grant fund, proceeds from the 2019 Annual Gathering, and contributions…
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2020 Illinois Indigenous Plants Symposium – Save the Dates

April 3-5, 2020 Click here for more information and registration details.

2020 Illinois Indigenous Plants Symposium

2020 Illinois Indigenous Plant Symposium Has Been Cancelled In response to the emerging COVID-19 situation and in line with the advice of health officials to minimize exposure by limiting large gatherings, we have decided to cancel the 2020 Illinois Indigenous Species Symposium that was to be held at John A Logan college April 4th along…
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2020 Research Grants Announcement

Students, citizen scientists, conservation groups and institutions are alerted to consider applying for a grant ranging from $500-$1500 to fund one-year projects. The grant is for research-focused studies on Illinois native plants such as life history, reproductive biology, demography, genetics, comparative site inventories, community ecology, as well as research on threats to native plants and…
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