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Join a Plant Curation & Conservation community that reflects your personal area of professional interest(s). You can join as many Communities as you’d like.

Specialties and Communities provide automatically updated Professional Development Events and Library Resources in monthly Newsletters and on your Member Dashboard. Login using this link or from the Home Page before proceeding to the Member Dashboards or Community Forums.

Native Plants Community

Native Plants

The Native Plants Community is intended to be a resource to Association Members focusing on native plants for display, education, collections, research, conversation, and land stewardship.

Plant Collection Community

Plant Collections

The Plant Collections Community acts as a resource and learning center to promote collections best management practices while supporting the professional development of the current and next generation of curators and collections managers.

Plant Conservation Community

Plant Conservation

The Plant Conservation Community purpose is to encourage public gardens to focus on plant conservation as a key mission area and to keep them informed of related issues.

Plant Nomenclature & Taxonomy Community

Plant Nomenclature & Taxonomy

The Plant Nomenclature and Taxonomy Community provides a resource for education, information dissemination, research, discussion, advocacy and best practices about plant names.