Native Plant Sales, Conferences and more!

Plant Sales & Events

PPN plant sales have hibernated for the season! But fear not, we’ll be back in May at our Nursery in Monee, IL, ready to showcase a diverse range of trees, shrubs, and perennials. Check back in the spring for updates!

Find like-minded native plant enthusiasts at the Illinois Native Plant Society Southern Chapter’s Annual Gathering.

December 9th
11 am to 2 pm at Scratch Brewery in Ava, IL

Enjoy the overview of activities from 2023, participate in an exciting raffle, and witness the presentation of the prestigious Conservation and Volunteer Service Awards. To make this gathering even more special, SINPS invites you to contribute to our potluck-style meal. Please bring a dish to share, and consider donating items for our raffle to add an extra layer of fun to the event.

Ready to be part of this enriching experience? Register here

For questions please reach out to [email protected]

📍 Location: Park 601 Dunning Read Natural Area, 4200 N. Oak Park Ave. (follow brown signs to Lot C within Chicago Read Mental Health Center)

December 16
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Join the Chicago Park District for a morning of conservation efforts at the beautiful Dunning Read Natural Area! On December 16, our activities may include invasive and weedy plant removal, native plantings, litter pickup, trail mulching, as well as nature-based activities like birding and plant identification walks.

Ample parking is available through the Chicago Read Mental Health Center entrance on the west side of Oak Park. Follow the brown signs to Lot C.

Work gloves and tools will be provided. Please bring your water and/or snack.

🚫 Note: There are no restrooms on-site.

For more information and to RSVP, reach out to Community Steward Jeff Daube at [email protected].

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