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Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society

Focusing on native plants and conservation in North Idaho

The Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society has monthly presentations. 

 The meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month, January thru June and September thru November.

Currently all meetings will be held on ZOOM and in the large meeting room at the East Bonner County Library’s
 main branch, located at 1407 Cedar Street in Sandpoint. See the meeting listing for signup information.





A Simple Invention that Transformed Botany and Changed the World
KNPS’s program on Saturday, January 15th, will be offered both in person in the large meeting room at the East Bonner County Library’s main branch, located at 1407 Cedar Street in Sandpoint, and online via Zoom. Registration (see below) is only required for Zoom attendance. (Note: We are meeting at the library on the third Saturday of the month because of the availability of WiFi there and its excellent technology for both in-person and Zoom attendance.) Our guest speaker will be Preston Andrews from KNPS. The program is co-sponsored by the East Bonner County Library District and Sandpoint Parks & Recreation. The Zoom presentation will also be recorded for later viewing on the Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society’s YouTube Channel.   For those attending in person at the library, coffee and treats will available at 9:15 am, with a brief meeting and announcements at 9:45, and the program at 10:00 am.  
About the presentation: A simple invention for conveying plants, based on the astute observations and promotion by an amateur English plantsman, helped build empires, fed their colonies, introduced beloved garden plants, spread invasive species, and then the means to control them.   About our speaker: Preston Andrews is Program Coordinator and Vice-President of the Board of KNPS. He is an Emeritus Professor of Horticulture from Washington State University, and an avid gardener and student of plants.
  COVID-19 protocols for in-person attendance: Please attend only if you are fully vaccinated and feeling well. Masks are highly recommended, except when eating or drinking.   Registration (required only for Zoom attendance):

When the live program will begin: January 15, 2022 at 9:45 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)   To register, go to this link or paste it into your web browser