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.

**Now available – membership
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The “2016 Botany Alberta-June 24-26, 2016”  trips will visit Holmes Crossing Ecological Area, Fort Assiniboine Sandhills Wildland Provincial Park, and Clyde Fen. Please click “here” for more details.

2016 Summer field trips have been organized for southern and northern Alberta. Please click “here” for more details. 

Saturday, July 9, 2016
ANPC-NPESG (Northern Plant and Ecology Study Group) will host a native plant walk at Saskatoon Mountain (west of Grande Prairie). It will be lead by Margot Hervieux. The hike will run from 10:00am – 2:00pm. Pre-registration is required. Please email Marsha at wildloonart@mcsnet.ca
A poster will all the details can be seen here


Throughout the year, ANPC supports Plant Study Groups in four locations in the province. These meetings of three groups have finished for the spring and resume in the fall of 2016. The Northern Alberta group has 2 summer outings planned. Please see the Plant Study Group page here and the July 9 walk described above.

Photos from the ANPC 29th Workshop Field Trip, May 1, 2016, that took place at Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Rachel Agnes Hayes 2 Property

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 Photos by L. Hamilton and C. Dodd



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.

Saturday, July 17, 2016
Parks Day and Creekfest – Fish Creek Provincial park in Calgary
See this link for more info.

August 20-21, 2016
Priddis-Millarville Fair – Millarville, AB
See this link for more info.


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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