Alberta Exotic Plants Wiki
Click here for Posey’s Rogues: a gallery of exotic invasive and non-invasive plants of Alberta.
Learn where you can buy native seeds and plants! (Excel spreadsheet.)
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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.
Registration is now open for our annual workshop.
Please mark the date in your calendar. For an initial list of speakers and information about accommodation in Ponoka please click here.
Click here for a mail-in registration form or click here to register online.
We are also organizing an informal botany foray following the workshop on Sunday, April 30, 2017. More details about the field trip can be found here.
The Alberta Native Plant Council is excited to present a course about native plants of Alberta at the University of Alberta from May 1-19, 2017. It is part of a series of classes given by the Edmonton Lifelong Learners Association, which presents courses for adults 50 and over, with no pre-requisites, exams or homework.
Course description #EL56 Native Plants of Alberta
“Do you enjoy wildflowers? Used for millennia to help mankind, wildflowers provide food and medicine, can tell us the best time to plant seeds and when to expect spring allergies! Our ‘native’ plants grew in Alberta long before the settlers arrived. Edmonton native plants are tough, adapted to a climate that most resembles the plains of Siberia. Join us for entertaining talks by plant experts on different types of plants and plant habitats including the boreal forest and mountains. This course will introduce you to the plants in Alberta`s flora, and the ways in which we track them from a scientific perspective. Included is a visit to the University of Alberta plant collection in the Bio Sciences building and tips on volunteer opportunities in the plant world.” Lectures will be given by Dr. Beaubien and exciting guest lecturers.
For more information and registration see their website: www.my-ella.com
THIS COURSE IS FULL!
Check out our “Keys to Alberta Species” page.The authors would appreciate feedback on these keys – please email firstname.lastname@example.org
**February 28, 2017 – New updates with illustrations for Asteraceae, Amaranthaceae and Brassicaceae.
**March 9, 2017 updated and illustrated Caryophyllaceae, Grossulariaceae and Ranunculaceae.
Throughout the year, ANPC supports Plant Study Groups in four locations in the province. These meetings resumed in October of 2016. We have a new group in Peace River! See the Plant Study Group page here.
JUST RELEASED AND IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD OR PURCHASE!
VASCULAR PLANTS OF ALBERTA: PART 1: FERNS, FERN ALLIES, GYMNOSPERMS, AND MONOCOTS John G. Packer and A. Joyce Gould
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Mixed Grass Forum – Medicine Hat College Theatre – April 6, 2017
Theme: “Restoring the Native Prairie” – download a poster describing the day
*2017 Summer Field Positions* – Alberta Biomonitoring Institute (ABMI) is looking for summer field technologists. Please download an information poster here.
View 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.
Here is a link to a new app to navigate ACIMS lists on your phone (android only): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ionicframework.acimsapp774258&hl=en
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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