Osmunda cinnamomea Delaware Valley Fern & Wildflower SocietyStewartia

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Organization News

The Delaware Valley Fern Society sponsors days and weekend tours to natural areas around PA and New Jersey. Three formal meetings a years are held. Two are at the Morris Arboretum in November and March, while the summer meeting may float to other locations. Our officers are:

  • President: John Scott johndscott302@gmail.com
  • Vice President: Michael Brooks Mbrooks@wcupa.edu
  • Secretary: Donna Wilhelm donnacwilhelm@gmail.com
  • Treasurer: Alice-Blake Simonson asbjj28@yahoo.com
  • Outreach

    We were an official sponsor of the Millersville Native Plants in the Landscape Conference along with Bowman's Hill. Our new Banner was on display. Click HERE to view it.

    Latest Newsletter

    Our Summer 2017 Newsletter is out. Click HERE to read.

    Upcoming Field Trips

    Click on Field Trips in the menu on the left for details and directions to the remaining 2017 Field Trips.

    Mission

    Removal of native plants from the wild is rarely a good idea as the entire community may be affected. Always vette your sources for native plants to insure sustainable collection practices are in place.

    The purpose of the Delaware Valley Fern & Wildflower Society shall be to encourage the enjoyment of native Ferns and Wildflowers by cultivating and propagating them in the home and garden; by studying them in their wild habitats, gardens and conservatories; by promoting their conservation and preservation; and by providing a forum for the exchange of information and expertise.

    Membership

    Membership in the DVFWS is open to anyone who is interested in native ferns and wildflowers and is willing to support the society. Two general membership meetings are held each year and many field trips are scheduled each weekend to areas rich in botanical interest. Membership is available for individuals or for a household for one year or three years. For additional information contact any of the officers.

    Join us! Renew! Print and mail in the membership form.