Category: Homepage News

2023 Annual Gathering – Save the Date

Hosted by the Central Chapter When: September 29, 30 and October 1, 2023 Venue: The State House Inn, 101 East Adams Street, Springfield, IL Keynote speaker: Doug Tallamy Watch for agenda and registration details later this summer

2023 Research and Survey Grant Awards Announced

We are excited to announce the six recipients of research grants and three recipients of survey grants. Read more about the awardees and their projects.

Designating April 2023 as National Native Plant Month

The Illinois Native Plant Society supports THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, RESOLUTION 570 designating April 2023 as ‘‘National Native Plant Month.’’ “The native plants of Illinois and our high-quality natural areas are precious and under threat. We have to hope National Native Plant Month will encourage people to protect native plants, support good management…
Read more

2018 Grant Recipient Publication Announced

Illinois Native Plant Society grant recipients are encouraged to submit their grant-awarded research to scientific peer reviewed publications. We are pleased to announce that 2018 recipient Emily Dangremond, Assistant Professor at Roosevelt University and current President of INPS, will publish her research on Starflower (Trientalis borealis) in Plant Ecology.

Proposed changes to the Illinois Endangered and Threatened Plant Species List

Every five years, the Illinois Endangered Species Protection Board’s (IESPB) Illinois Endangered Species Technical Advisory Committee (ESTAC) meets to discuss potential changes to the status of Illinois plants and makes recommendations for state listing, delisting, or status changes.