COSA Colorado Native Plant Society Annual Conference

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Hello all, I’m posting on behalf of the Colorado Native Plant Society to spread the word about their upcoming annual conference. Information is below.

CoNPS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
September 18- 20
HOSTED BY METRO-DENVER CHAPTER

All details and registration atwww.conps.org
Members $30

RECORDINGS of ALL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS for REGISTRANTS!
Available ON YOUTUBE for a limited time to all registered participants
(access details will be sent when YouTube recordings become available after conference)

Rare Plant Symposium not included.

CONFERENCE REPORTERS NEEDED: Contact Kelly Ambler, akelly4now

PHOTO CONTEST
www.conps.org
VIRTUAL SOCIAL – Friday, Sept 18
FASCINATING SPEAKERS ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPT 19 & 20
ONLINE AUCTION
RARE PLANT SYMPOSIUM (separate registration) Sept 18 – $10

Friday, September 18 Virtual Social
(included with conference registration)
– Welcome to the Conference
– "Pikes Peak Hike Commemorating the 1820 Ascension of Pikes Peak by Edwin James, Botanist" (host Kelly Ambler)
– Narrated presentation of photo contest winners (host Bruce Tohill, photo contest manager)
– "CoNPS Members in the Field" by Tom Schweich (host Denise Wilson)
"Behind the Scenes at CoNPS" by Sue Dingwell (host Denise Wilson)

Silent Auction Items STILL NEEDED! By Sept 5th
The donations will be limited to plant related/garden items/items of interest to our members which can be easily mailed, specifically: small (<12"W x 15"L), preferably in original packaging), unique books, gift certificates, small hiking or field equipment, etc. Denise Wilson, deniseclairewilson

Bidding from September 12 – 20

Photo Contest VOTE – Deadline September 15
ALL CoNPS Members are encouraged to Vote
Go to "Members Vote HERE" on CoNPS home page
(Log in with your CoNPS member password first)

Follow the links to the "Contest Rules" page, scroll halfway down the page, clicking on the red link for each of the five categories,which will take you to each gallery page, view gallery (photos can be enlarged by clicking on them) and vote there.
If you have problems viewing and/or voting, please contact Bruce Tohill at tohillb

Irene Weber

Natural Resources Senior Specialist – Plant Ecology

303.271.5919 OR 303.271.5927; cell 720.773.1596, iweber