Colorado Native Plant Society
a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the knowledge,
appreciation and conservation of native plants and
habitats of Colorado through education,
stewardship and advocacy

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Request for CoNPS Research Grant Proposals: The John W. Marr and Myrna P. Steinkamp Funds
The Board of Directors is now soliciting proposals for a February 15, 2017, deadline. Information on guidelines and requirements for proposals may be obtained on our web site at If additional information is needed, contact Board member Stephen Stern at

Jefferson County Open Space (Jeffco Open Space) is excited to once again offer small research grants to individuals or groups to perform research and/or inventories on Jeffco Open Space lands.  To apply for a research grant, individuals must contact the Program Sponsor by December 9, 2016, and submit a written proposal by Friday, January 13, 2017. Click Here for more information

The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department is offering small grants for research and biological inventories on open space lands. These research projects and inventories provide valuable data to monitor management practices and improve resources and park visitor experiences.
Grants awarded up to $10,000. The deadline for proposals is Friday, January 13, 2017.
For details:

offered by Prairie Biotic Research, Inc. Deadline Dec. 20, 2016

The Lois Webster Fund Supporting Colorado non-game wildlife research and education 2017 FUNDING GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS Overview: The Lois Webster Fund (LWF) of the Audubon Society of Greater Denver (ASGD) was established in 1995 specifically to support Colorado non-game wildlife research and education projects that lead to the conservation of these species. Deadline January 31, 2017

Job Opportunities

Denver Botanic Gardens is hiring a Full Time Research Associate – Floristics.

Executive Director
Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO)

Watershed Coordinator
Little Thompson Watershed Coalition
Lyons, Colorado

Natural Resources Supervisor
Jefferson County
Deadline:  December 14, 2016

Land and Water Technician
City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Program
Deadline:  December 23, 2016

Western Lands Director
Western Resource Advocates
Deadline:  January 1, 2017

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To view the Native Plant Garden Guide: Front Range & Foothills

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What is the definition of a Native Plant?
Native plant - a plant species "that occurs naturally in a particular region, state, ecosystem, and habitat without
direct or indirect human actions" (Federal Native Plant Conservation Committee, 1994).
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Colorado Native Plant List from SEINet

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NEW - Scholarship fund. This fund supports registration fee for annual conference, workshops, or field seminars for income restricted members & non-members. The person must submit an application which will be evaluated by the Scholarship committee. Click here to apply for a Scholarship.  Click here to Donate to the Scholarship Fund.

Southern Rockies Seed Network
Annual Conference
December 7, 2016

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