Mangrove Chapter, Florida Native Plant Society


Native Plant Talk and Q&A by Laura Schiller at Plant Native Day 2020

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines have been revised
Face coverings, distancing, and sanitizing required
Click HERE for the complete protocol.


Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from October Through May at Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd., Englewood, FL. All meetings are free and open to the public. See Meetings for times, location and directions. In-person meetings have been suspended due to COVID-19. See our Calendar for online programs.

Field Trips:

Our Field Trips are offered twice-month.   The field trips begin at 9AM, unless otherwise stated.  All field trips are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. COVID-19 guidelines are required for participant safety. See the Calendar for upcoming Field Trips.

Field Trip at Bill Dunson's homeField Trip


Special Events:

The Annual Charlotte Harbor Nature Festival is usually held the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Visit or call 866-835-5785 for more information. (The 2020 event has been cancelled)

Our annual “Plant Native” Day, a public outreach program, features lectures, walks and plant sales.
This year we are altering our program due to COVID-19. The sale will be at Cedar Point Environmental Park, 2300 Placida Road, Englewood, Florida from 9 AM to 11:00 AM on March 20. There will be presales as well, see the announcement on the Home page for details. All visitors are required to wear masks and practice social distancing while selecting plants.

The Florida Native Plant Society Annual State Conference is held near the third week in May, rotating to different cities and co-sponsored by a local FNPS Chapter. Visit the Society website for more information.


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