Post Conference Get-Together

Well, we had a great time at the conference didn't we? Barbara Jackson, the conference chair, did a magnificent job and *things* went off without a single hitch. Yay!  The last conference event was a "Thanks to our volunteers party" at Jim Draper's art studio in Jacksonville.

There were great refreshments; we looked at the FNPS Flickr photos of the conference and past conferences (Click the link to see them yourself.); and we enjoyed the ambiance of the art studio.


Artist Jim Draper on the right was a keynote speaker at the conference and he offered his art studio for the post-conference party.

Barbara Jackson (in the green shirt) was the conference chair. She's way more relaxed now!
Laurie Sheldon (in the red dress) is the FNPS social media chair.  Doesn't she do a great job?


Art on the wall includes native orchids and sundews as seen on a recent field trip.

Drawers full other more art.
We've blogged about the 2013 conference several times, but if you missed the posts, here they are:

Live blogging from the FNPS 2013 conference - Florida Native Plant 5/17.
Florida Native Plant Society Blog: Live blogging from the conference 5/18.
Florida Native Plant Society Blog: Live blogging from the conference 5/19.
F.N.P.S. 2013 Landscape Award Winners 5/22
Ponce De Leon, Celebrating La Florida, Jim Draper and the Feast of Flowers 6/2
Stop. Hammer Time! 6/11

2014 Conference!

Now mark your calendars for May 15th - 18th, 2014 and we'll see y'all in Ft. Myers. The members of the Ixia Chapter who served on the conference committee wish Marlene Rodak and her committee all the best in getting next year's conference organized. Time in the last year, moves quickly!

Save the date! See y'all in Ft. Myers next year.
Photos and post by Ginny Stibolt

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