Meetings and Events

Our meetings are notorious for intriguing topics and a great light supper. If you want to meet the "who's who" in Hernando County or just learn all about native plants come to our general meetings. We look forward to meeting you!

Our regular monthly meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the first Monday of the month. Arrive at 6:30 for a light meal and socializing.

Please note: Our  meetings are currently held at Chinsegut Hill, 22495 Chinsegut Hill Road, Brooksville FL 34601 -  Click here for map

Our calendar (scroll down) features our and other like-minded organizations activities working to preserve and restore Florida's native plant communities. Educational programs will help you learn about native plants, both in the wild and in landscapes.

August 7, 10, 2017

10 Grasses to Plant, 10 Grasses NOT to Plant

by Janet Grabowski, NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center, BOD Hernando Chapter FNPS

Grasses are one of the most versatile group of plants in the world, yet few people think the ways they could apply grass plants in their home landscapes.  Janet will provide expert advice on which Florida native grasses are best used as decorative accents in the home landscape. She will also identify which grasses should be avoided, and tell us why.

About our Speaker: Janet Grabowski has been the Manager at the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Brooksville Plant Materials Center in Brooksville, Florida since May of 2005. During her 25-year tenure with NRCS, she has gained extensive experience in native seed production and plant restoration methods.  She also serves as Treasurer for the Hernando Chapter, FNPS.

Our Partners

Florida Native Plant Society
Throughout the state, our 30+ Chapters are hosting programs and fieldtrips that are open to the public, and feature the hallmark focus on our mission: conservation, preservation and restoration of the "Real Florida." Visit the FNPS website to explore the state-wide calendar.

Hernando Audubon Society
The Hernando Audubon Society's Web Site has event and activity information!  Go to: Hernando Audubon Home Page.

Chinsegut Conservation Center
Florida Fish; Wildlife Conservation Commission, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road (Route 476), Brooksville, FL.   Go to Chinsegut Events 

Monthly meetings and programs of the Hernando Chapter are held on the first Monday of the month unless there is a holiday, and are open to the public, free of charge. Join us at the Chinsegut Hill Retreat, 22495 Chinsegut Hill Rd, Brooksville, FL 34601.