The Gila Native Plant Society is committed to promoting education, research, and appreciation of the native flora of the Southwest; encouraging the preservation of rare and endangered plant species; and supporting the use of suitable native plants in landscaping. Most of the GNPS Programs are free and open to the public. We hope that you will find our website a favorite resource to help you enjoy the beauty and value of the native flora.
Our mailing address is P.O. Box 457, Silver City, NM 88062
The Silva Creek Botanical Garden is currently getting a major facelift. Check out the new Garden page on this website, click on "Silva Creek Garden" on the index to the left. The Garden is a showcase for native plants and local art and will serve as an public educational site. It is located on Virginia Street, 2 blocks north of US 180, between Hill St and State St, across from the Virginia Street Park.