A New Web Server

Six months after we built a new web site, we are also moving to a new web server (Kinsta.com), which is faster, more secure, and more robust. The Native Plant Society of New Jersey has experienced exponential growth during the last half decade and this is a key step toward planning for more growth. You may experience some glitches before things settle down, but we will get them taken care of.

Native Plants Healthy Planet Podcast with NPSNJ President Dr. Randi Eckel

Dr. Randi Eckel spoke on the Native Plants Healthy Planet Podcast with hosts Fran Chismar and Tom Knezick in a broadcast recorded live, hosted by the Hudson County Chapter at The Nature’s Park Café in James Braddock Park, Jersey City. Dr. Eckel spoke about her journey through ecology, the role of the Native Plant Society in New Jersey in our state and even outlined some of her favorite native plants. You can listen to this podcast at Podbean, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher.

September 2022 Advocacy Update

Two bills currently before the state legislature have the potential for greatly impacting New Jersey’s environment. We at the Advocacy Committee as well as the Board of Directors of the Native Plant Society of New Jersey are asking for your support. Please write your legislators and let them know that it is important that these bills get heard in committee, voted on, and passed. 

Help Save Caven Point Peninsula

Recently, A4264/S2807, the “Liberty State Park Conservation, Recreation, and Community Inclusion Act,” was passed and signed by the Governor, allowing commercial development of Liberty State Park but we still have a chance to save Caven Point Natural Area.

Welcome to our New Web Site

Welcome to the new Native Plant Society of New Jersey Web Site. We are excited to move to a new content management system that will allow us to bring more benefits to our readers and our members. We are still in the process of moving over content from the old site, so some content may be temporarily unavailable. Do check out our brand new Events page to see what we are up to and participate. Missing something? Check out the old web site