Plant Study Groups

Plant Study Groups

IMGP2936sThere are four plant study groups associated with ANPC. Three meet throughout the year, indoors through the fall and winter and outdoors through the spring and summer. Beginning in October or November and running through until April, the following groups generally meet monthly. Group participants meet to nurture their interest in and expand their knowledge of Alberta’s native plants and communities and local ecology. Please contact facilitators for details and to confirm attendance. Study groups are located in:


Peace River Plant Study Group  (Peace River)
Location:  NAIT Boreal Research Institute , 8102 – 99 Avenue, Peace River, AB (beside Northern Lakes College)
Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
RSVP: Space is limited! Please sign up by contacting Melanie Bird (
Please see attached flyer

Central Alberta Plant Study Group (Edmonton)
Location: University of Alberta, Biological Sciences Building (east end),
Room B-521 (for this session); Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton, AB
Dates: Last Wednesday of each month, October to April
Next Meeting: October, 2017 
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Facilitator: Varina Crisfield
Please contact Varina ( if you’d like to attend or for more information.

Southern Alberta Plant Study Group (Calgary)
Location: University of Calgary Herbarium, Biological Sciences Basement Room 13. Parking is available in the lot next to the Bio. Sci. Bldg (south of building) for $8. C-train is also available.
Next Meeting: 

Facilitator: TBD
Dates: First Saturday of the month; October to April inclusive

Medicine Hat Rare Plant Study Group (Medicine Hat)
Location: Medicine Hat College Herbarium (L155)

Time: noon to 3:00 PM
Next Meeting: 


Facilitator: Cathy Linowski
Please contact Cathy ( if you’d like to attend or for more information.

Northern Plant and Ecology Study Group (NPESG)
This is a field-based study group, operating in the Wood Buffalo National Park area, active through the growing season and into early autumn.  Contact Marsha Hayward for more information (

Also, look for a new Plant Study Group in the Grande Prairie or Dunvegan area starting in 2018! Contact Marsha Hayward for more information (


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