Upcoming Events


Evening meetings resume on October 19, 2018, at 7:00 pm, in Harlan Hall, Room 219, on the WNMU campus. The raffle for Eli Sorensen’s quilt will be drawn that evening. Check out our Programs page for further details.

The Native Plant Society of New Mexico 2018 Annual Conference was hosted by the Gila chapter.  Click *here* to view pictures and presentations from the event.

To view the GNPS calendar, including upcoming field trips and programs, click *here*


Special Fund-Raising Raffle

Purchase tickets to win this beautiful quilt, created by Eli Sorensen, plus other great prizes !  

The quilt is 6′ 6″ x 3′ 8″, with 44 native plants hand painted on silk.

Second Prize

Rothrock’s Basketflower (Plectocephalus rothrockii),a photograph taken by Elroy Limmer and float-mounted on metal. It is approximately 11″x14″ in size.

Third Prize

A signed original poster by Jim Brandenburg from his book Chased by the Light. Framed and matted, it is approximately 19″ x 25″ in size.

The raffle drawing will be on Oct 19th at the GNPS October Meeting.  You don’t have to be present to win.  Each raffle ticket costs $5.00, or 5 tickets for $20.00.  Proceeds go to the Gila Native Plant Society.  To purchase ticket(s), write a check to: Gila Native Plant Society, PO Box 457, Silver City, NM 88062