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Save the date: March 6, 2018 (the next Utah rare plant meeting in SLC at the Natural History Museum of Utah)

UNPS 2017 Calendar of Events

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UNPS sponsored events
Date of the event Day of week Time Event description Contact(s) for further information
April 15, 2017
Sat
NA
$1500 annual award grant-in-aid deadline
Opening date to submit proposals: Jan. 1, 2017
Grant-in-aid program
April 5, 2017
Wed
7pm
SL Chapter meeting at REI, 3285 E. 3300 So., Salt Lake City, Utah
Topic: Envisioning a sustainable population living in harmony with Utah’s natural environment
Speaker: Wayne Martinson of Utah Population and Environment Council
Meeting is open without charge to all members of the public.
Bill Gray
Mar. 1, 2017
Wed
7pm
SL Chapter meeting at REI, 3285 E. 3300 So., Salt Lake City, Utah
Topic: Water-wise gardening
(including information relating to soils, irrigation, plant selection and on-going maintenance)
Speaker: Faye Rutishauser, Water Conservation Coordinator for the Utah Division of Water Resources
Meeting is open without charge to all members of the public.
Bill Gray
Feb. 1, 2017
Wed
7pm
SL Chapter meeting at REI, 3285 E. 3300 So., Salt Lake City, Utah
Topic: Aspens
Dr. Karen Mock (USU) will give a repeat performance of her talk at our most recent annual meeting of the members which was very well-received.
Meeting is open without charge to all members of the public.
Bill Gray
Jan. 4, 2017
Wed
CANCELLED
Meeting cancelled due to bad weather. Bill Gray
Dec. 7, 2016
Wed
7pm
SL Chapter meeting at REI, 3285 E. 3300 So., Salt Lake City, Utah
Topic: Climate Change and the Future of Biodiversity in the Intermountain West: An Uncertain Future
Speaker: Wayne Padgett
Meeting is open without charge to all members of the public.
SL Chapter page
Nov. 16, 2016
Wed
7pm
Special SL Chapter meeting at Red Butte Garden
Topic: What is a flower?
Speaker: Dr. Loran Anderson
Meeting is open without charge to all members of the public.
Bill Gray
Nov 5, 2016
Sat
1pm-4pm
UNPS annual meeting of the members and New World potluck, hosted by the Utah Valley Chapter

Location: Provo Library

Address/directions:
550 North University Avenue, Provo

Speakers: UNPS President Robert Fitts will make an opening presentation in honor of the 100th anniversary of our National Parks. The featured speaker will be Dr. Karen Mock, USU Wildland Resources Professor. Topic: "On Aspens, Utah's State Tree"

More information
Cathy King
or call 801-867-3595

Please bring a dish from the fall harvest to share, everyone welcome.
Oct 22, 2016
Sat
2:30pm-4:00pm
Speaker: Michelle Cook, Greenhouse Coordinator at Red Butte Garden
Annual Central Utah Penstemon Festival
Elsinore Town Hall, 35 West Main Street, Elsinore
Brent White
Oct. 5, 2016
Wed
7pm
SL Chapter meeting at REI, 3285 E. 3300 So., Salt Lake City, Utah
Topic: Utah’s Monarch Butterflies and their Plants.
Speaker: Ecologist Dr. Ty Harrison
Meeting is open without charge to all members of the public.
SL Chapter page
Sept. 7, 2016
Wed
7pm
SL Chapter meeting at REI, 3285 E. 3300 So., Salt Lake City, Utah
Topic: UFO Night. Leader: Bill Gray. Meeting is open without charge to all members of the public. Send Bill Gray your UFO's at least one week prior to the meeting.
SL Chapter page
June 1, 2016
Wed
7pm
SL Chapter meeting
Location: REI, 3285 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah
Special guest speaker:
Joel Tuhy, Conservation Science Director for Utah Nature Conservancy's Moab office. Topic: Wildflowers that are Planimals.
Bill Gray
May 28, 2016
Sat
9am-noon
Cedar City chapter kick-off/plant sale event
Location: Brian Head Tourism Bureau and Visitor Center
581 N. Main St., Cedar City, Utah
Cedar City chapter page
May 21, 2016
Sat
9:30am-5:30pm
Annual Central Utah Penstemon Festival
Sam Stowe campground in Fremont Indian State Park
Fremont chapter page
April 6, 2016
Wed
7pm
SL Chapter meeting
Location: REI, 3285 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah
Special guest speaker:
Barney Barnett of Willard Bay Gardens
Topic: Gardening with Native Plants
Bill Gray

Wild fuchsia 09/27/08 Tony Frates

Other events

Other upcoming events
Date of the event Day of week Time Event description Contact(s) for further information
Mar 14, 2017
Tue
6pm-9pm
A visual and verbal history of Botanical Art and Illustration."The Tradition Continues", will be presented at the Red Butte Garden Classroom by Elaine Hultgren, Botanical Art and Illustration program coordinator Elaine Hultgren
801-502-4700
elainehultgren.com


Eriogonum umbellatum 6/19/08 Tony Frates