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
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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 a 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.