The Native Plant Study Group (NPSG) was formed in Victoria, BC in 1993. NPSG is guided by a volunteer steering committee and is a member of the BC Council of Garden Clubs.


Nathalie Dechaine


Help is needed on the following committees:

field trips/activities coordinator

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The Native Plant Study Group presents:

Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7pm

Prospecting for Botanical Gold in the Klondike
with Syd Cannings

Beringia, the unglaciated region stretching from the central Yukon to eastern Siberia, hosts a number of plants found nowhere else in the world. Some of these species have close relatives in the mountains to the south, but others are more Asian than North American, with siblings in Mongolia and Siberia. Some of these species are very sparse on the landscape, and may be threatened by development or by the habitat transformations being wrought by climate change. For the past decade, Syd has had the good fortune of travelling through the wilds of the Yukon in search of these plants, trying to understand their ecology and clarify their conservation status.

UVic, MacLaurin Bldg, Rm D-116
Non member drop-in fee: $5. Students: FREE.
Remember $2.50 for parking at UVic.

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NPSG brochureThe Native Plant Study Group is dedicated to learning about the native plants of British Columbia as wild populations and in garden settings, while promoting their use and conservation. Our diverse membership ranges from biologists to hobby gardeners, from horticulturists to plant enthusiasts.

General meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from September to May (except December) and feature a speaker, draw for native plants and discussion.

NPSG brochure [ PDF | 600KB ]

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