Who We Serve
CANPS is a diverse community and hopes to stay that way. Whether you are a gardener, a scientist, wildlife/outdoor enthusiast, photographer, K-12 teacher or an amateur naturalist, you are likely to find activities and resources with us that suit your interests.
Parishes in which we actively pursue members and plan activities are listed below, but all are welcome.
Helen Peebles, President & Secretary (top left)
Matthew Herron, Vice President (bottom left)
John Hough, Treasurer (top right)
Ken Bosso, Board member (bottom right)
Become a CANPS Leader!
YOUR HELP IS NEEDED. To fully realize our potential, we need more people willing to spearhead projects and help coordinate activities. Below currently existing committees or "Teams" that you can join and possibly be the point person for.
Propagation Team: facilitate workdays; track inventory; manage plant sales; write monthly report on inventory and activities; prepare materials for plant sales; help collect, process and grow plants from wild populations
Programming Team: coordinate field trips, workshops and guest lectures; contact potential guest speakers; get bios, event descriptions and itinerary for flyer; attend and represent CANPS on field trips; field calls and emails as event approaches;
Outreach Team: hold a table at plant sales, plant conferences and professional meetings; coordinate "certified native" tags and relationships with nurseries;
Communications Team: create flyers, graphics, help maintain CANPS calendar, website, create Facebook events and monitor Facebook activities, write press releases.
Governance Team: help draft by laws, policies and procedures; research applicable laws and legal circumstances.
Board member at large: come to meetings and provide input and help on various tasks as needed and available.