Join the Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society on Sunday, April 22 to look for Pink Lady’s Slippers in Henrico County’s Dorey Park (http://henrico.us/rec/places/dorey/. In addition to these beautiful native orchids, you will have an opportunity to identify and learn about many other native plants that grow in the park.
Anyone with an interest in our native landscape is welcome, from novice to expert. The approximately two-hour walk is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. To confirm your participation and have your questions answered, contact trip leader Leslie Allanson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-335-5866.
Meet at 2:45 p.m. in small parking lot on left near soccer field. The head of the nature trail is across road. Wear sturdy waterproof shoes or boots and bring your own snacks and water. In case of rain, contact trip leader to learn if walk is canceled.
The Pocahontas Chapter is one of 12 Virginia Native Plant Society chapters, and serves the counties of Amelia, Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent, Powhatan, Prince George, and the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Richmond. In addition to the monthly meetings, the chapter conducts field trips, holds a May picnic and wildflower walk, hosts the annual Virginia Native Plant Society Winter Workshop, and sends a monthly newsletter.
Membership in a chapter is available to anyone who joins the Virginia Native Plant Society. VNPS members enjoy the natural world and support efforts to preserve Virginia’s native plants. Ranging in age from students to seniors, members are professionals, knowledgeable amateurs and many who are just beginning to learn about our flora. While some members join enthusiastically in activities, others help out occasionally or support the society solely with their memberships and their interest. All are welcome.
Henrico, VA 23231
Event ContactSuzanne Jenkins
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