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Please join the North American Native Plant Society and support us in our activities:

Membership is based on the calendar year (January to December).

$25 Canadian per year or $25 U.S. per year outside Canada (plus $5 per year for hard copies of The Blazing Star).
Please visit our Online Membership Form, or print, fill out and mail in a NANPS Membership Form.

Regardless of when you join you will receive four issues of The Blazing Star for the current year.  The Seed Exchange is published every November (Round 1) and February (Round 2). 

The 48-page colour 25th Anniversary Edition of the Blazing Star is available separately or as our thank you gift with 5 year Sustaining Memberships (which also include a $100 tax receipt).

 If you'd like a gift card included in a membership for someone else, please send a note with your message and contact details for the recipient to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  Many thanks to the McLean Foundation, Vancouver Foundation, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation,
Honourary Director Carole Rykert and all the many other NANPS supporters who made the publication of NANPS 25th Anniversary issue possible.

In addition to our thanks and the pleasure of helping restore native flora, by joining NANPS you will:
  • receive NANPS widely-acclaimed 16-page quarterly publication, the Blazing Star and regular information sheets and brochures on a variety of related topics;
  • receive regular updates via NANPS e-newsletter, the Local Scoop;
  • gain access to NANPS members-only native plant seed exchange;
  • obtain member discounts for all NANPS seminars, workshops and excursions;
  • have advance order privileges at Canada's largest annual Native Plant Sale;
  • be eligible to nominate garden or restoration projects for NANPS Native Plant Garden/Restoration Award;
  • enjoy greater involvement by becoming eligible to join the Board, vote on NANPS operations, or volunteer with one or more of our many exciting committees;
  • help NANPS maintain two rare and beautiful conservation properties: a Carolinian forest, Shining Tree Woods; and a small but vital ANSI on the west shore of Ontario's Bruce peninsula, Zinkan Cove;
  • learn more about native plants and conservation issues happening on your doorstep and across North America; and
  • become part of an unparalleled, supportive, committed and knowledgeable group of native plant enthusiasts.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Box 69070, St Clair PO
Toronto, Ontario  M4T 3A1
email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.     voicemail:  416-631-4438

The North American Native Plant Society, formerly the Canadian Wildflower Society,  is a registered charitable society, no. 130720824RR0001
Donations to the Society are tax creditable in Canada, those over $20 will automatically receive a donation receipt.

 Prairie Smoke

Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum)

Photo:  Charles Iscove