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2022 Research Grant Awards Announced

The Illinois Native Plant Society is excited to announce its 2022 roster of Research 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.

2022 Annual Gathering – Save the Dates

INPS would like to invite you to attend the Annual Gathering of the Illinois Native Plant Society. The Gathering begins on Friday, June 24 and goes through Sunday June 26.

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.

2021 Annual Gathering (Virtual)

During the week of September 11-18, 2021, INPS held its first virtual Annual Gathering. There were a mix of virtual and “real life” activities during the week.

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.