Pahove Chapter (Boise)

Pahove Chapter Monthly Presentations

Our 2016/2017 presentation season has ended, but no worries our presentations will begin again in the Fall 2017 on the second Tuesday of each month at the MK Nature Center from October through April. (We already have our October and November presenters lined up.) The MKNC is located at 600 S. Walnut Street behind Fish and Game headquarters. Announcements and presentations start at 7pm.

Board Position Openings
We are still in need of volunteers to fill our board positions (president specifically). If you are interested in helping ensure that the Pahove Chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society continues to connect with our community about native plants and plant communities, then please consider volunteering your time as a board member.
The Pahove Chapter:
  • supports native plant demonstration gardens at schools, local businesses, in our city, and other surrounding areas across the Treasure Valley
  • supports native plant restoration projects, such as the Yankee Fork project, the Birds of Prey Center project, and the Boise River project
  • funds native plant related publications, such as the Native Plant Coloring Book and Mirabilis brochure
  • funds teaching materials, such as field guides
  • sponsors plant workshops, such as the Astragalus, Brassicaceae, and Aquatics workshops
  • sponsors and staffs the Idaho Rare Plant Conference
  • hosts an annual Native Plant Sale
  • donates to the MK Nature Center
  • donates to the Idaho Botanical Garden, Native Plant Garden
  • donates to the ERIG (Education, Research, and Inventory Grant)
  • offers Education and Enrichment awards for our members
  • offers monthly presentations (Oct.-April) to explore botany, nature, and scientific topics
  • offers field tours/field trips to members
  • offers comaraderie
  • stays informed about conservation issues and shares information with our chapter members
  • stays connected with our community
native plant sale
Native plant sale


Friday, April 28, 2017
(if your membership has lapsed you may renew at the sale)
Saturday, April 29,2017
at the MK Nature Center, 600 S. Walnut, Boise
2017 Plant Sale Details
Our 2017 Idaho Native Plant Sale flier and 2017 Idaho Native Plant Sale Availability list have arrived. This year we are featuring firewise plants to help you learn how to protect the landscape around your home. As always we have knowledgeable botanists and friendly volunteers there to help you and answer any questions that you may have. Please feel free join in the fun activities during the MK Nature Center Spring Celebration on Saturday hosted by the Idaho Fish and Game.
Click below to discover previous plant sales

View previous years’ sales lists.


Wildflowers of Southern Idaho Coloring Book

Take this coloring book along with you when you are hiking, photographing, or simply enjoying the outdoors. Published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Pahove Chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society, this coloring book may be reproduced but not sold. Share it with every child you know!

Wildflower Coloring Book

In the Boise area (plant suppliers)

In the Boise area (landscapers)

Many other landscapers also may install buffalo grass and blue grama grass plugs. 


  • Karie Pappani, President – pahove.chapter.president [at]
  • Vacant, Vice President –
  • Daniel Murphy, Secretary
  • Caroline Morris, Treasurer – fleursmorris [at]
  • Susan Ziebarth, Venue Coordinator – susan.ziebarth [at]

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