The Alberta Native Plant Council welcomes you to their website.

  ANPC promotes knowledge and conservation of the native plants and 

                                  vegetation of Alberta


Alberta Exotic Plants Wiki

Click here for Posey’s Rogues: a gallery of exotic invasive and non-invasive plants of Alberta.

ANPC Guidelines for Rare Plant Surveys in AB Download these here
 Native Plant Source List

Learn where you can buy native seeds and plants! (Excel spreadsheet.)




Growing Native Plants in Alberta – Guidance for communities, schools, homeowners, as well as reclamation and restoration resources click on our link here or access the source list above.

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Plans are in progress for our annual workshop.
Please mark the date in your calendar.
We are also organizing an informal botany foray following the workshop on Sunday, April 30, 2017. More details and registration will be available soon.

A series of new keys to the vascular plants of Alberta is under development, including new species and updated taxonomy.

Check out our “Keys to Alberta Species”  page.The authors would appreciate feedback on these keys – please email   linda.kershaw1@gmail.com

**November 13/2016 – Ericaceae Keys added
**January 6, 2017 – Polygonaceae, Primulaceae, Salicaceae, Sagifragaceae and Violaceae added

Throughout the year, ANPC supports Plant Study Groups in four locations in the province. These meetings resumed in October of 2016. See the Plant Study Group page here.

*2017 Summer Field Positions* – Alberta Biomonitoring Institute (ABMI) is looking for summer field technologists. Please download an information poster here.

        Winter Has Arrived in Alberta

inland-lake-with-lake-athabasca-in-background-wbnp2View a presentation by Marsha Hayward (ANPC Northern Director) entitled “Biodiversity within Wood Buffalo National Park and the Peace-Athabasca Delta”. It is a UNESCO submission from a UN meeting in Edmonton presenting education and and information about Wood Buffalo National Park/Peace-Athabasca Delta and reasons to sustain & protect it. **Note that this is a very large file.     



Please watch for ANPC’s display tables, banners 
and pamphlets at professional, conservation and natural history, and community events around the province. 



Our wonderful new handouts can be downloaded from our Outreach page.






The 2016 May Plant Count happened May 25-31, 2016.
Volunteers collected a list of plants in their favourite natural area and recorded phenology (life stage) information for the flowering species.
Please email Kim at  kim.mack@goldpaw.ca  for more information.


Here is a link to a new app for flora identification:  http://flora-id-northwest.com/



Recipient of a 2010 Emerald Award! The ANPC was recognized for its efforts in promoting knowledge of Alberta’s native plants; conserving Alberta’s native plant species and their habitats; and preserving plant species and habitat for the enjoyment of present and future generations


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