About WVNPS

The mission of the West Virginia Native Plant Society (WVNPS) is to further the appreciation and conservation of the state's native flora through education and voluntary action.

WVNPS supports a variety of programs, including:

Membership & Chapters

Membership in WVNPS is for one calendar year, January 1 through December 31. New members who join in September or later will be credited through the following calendar year. WVNPS is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Dues and contributions are tax deductible.

In addition to the statewide group, membership is available in two local chapters. The Kanawha Valley Chapter in Charleston and the Tri-State Chapter in Huntington.  Both chapters offer local field trips, educational programs, and volunteer opportunities. An additional membership fee is required to join these groups.

Click here for a membership form.

WVNPS Officers

President
Pete Rykert

Vice President
Mark Bossert
304-532-7533

Past President
Steve Mace
304-674-5523

Corresponding Secretary
Sarah Friend

Recording Secretary
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Treasurer
Judi White
304-863-8352

Director
Judy Benedetti

Director
Chris Gatens
304-458-2533

Director
Donna Ford-Werntz
304-293-0794

Newsletter Editor
Judith Dumke
740-894-6859

Eastern Panhandle Chapter Representative
Rodney Dever
304-676-7438

Kanawha Valley Chapter Representative
Steve Mace
304-674-5523


Tri-State Chapter Representative

Romie Hughart
304-523-1049

Web Editor
Matt Fox

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