Field Trips


The Gila Native Plant Society conducts field trips from April throughout the summer on the third Sunday of every month. Meet at the south parking lot of the Fine Arts Center Theatre on the WNMU campus at 8:00 am for carpooling.

Sunday May 20, 2018
Railroad Canyon in the Black Range – Moderate hike along cool and shady Gallinas Creek at 7700 elevation. Plants to see: Pines, oaks, and other canyon-dwelling companions.

Cornus sericea

Sunday June 17, 2018
Meadow Creek in the Pinos Altos Range – Moderate hike along a forest trail with some slope and rocks. Plants to see- Mixed conifer, Gambel oak with cool riparian plants that show themselves depending on the precipitation but at least it will be cooler up at 7200 ft.

Maianthemum racemosum

Tadpole Ridge field trip, July 2017: