Pahove Chapter (Boise)

Pahove Chapter Monthly Presentations

September is just around the corner which means a new season of presentations and events for our local Boise chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society.

Our kick-off celebration, for members only, will be held at the Idaho Botanical Garden plaza area on Sept.18th. Presentations open to the public will formally begin on the second Tuesday in October at the MK Nature Center  at 7pm and will continue through April. The MKNC is located at 600 S. Walnut Street behind Fish and Game headquarters. Refreshments and light snacks are served.

PAHOVE PRESENTATIONS 2018/2019         (tentative topics-presentation titles to be finalized) 

Sept. 18th-Kick-off Pizza Party at the Idaho Botanical Garden (members only)

Oct.9th-Barbara Ertter- “Yukon Botany:  Bennett’s BABY, Canadian Oil, and of course Potentilla

Nov.13th-Sean Finn- Native Plant Network

Dec.11th-Movie Night-Hometown Habitat or other movie to be determined

Jan.15th-Holly Hovis -Schoolyard/Community Native Plant Gardens

Feb.12th-Bill Rember-Clarkia Fossil Flora

Mar.12th-Lisa Harloe-Owyhee Flora and Michael Ottenlips-Lomatium research

Apr.9th– Bill Borland-Pond Scum topic, talk title to be determined


Board Position Openings
We are still in need of volunteers to fill our board positions (president and membership). 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, Native Plants fandex, 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
  • contributes articles to our Sage Notes newsletter
  • hosts an annual Native Plant Sale
  • donates to our state’s herbaria
  • donates to the MK Nature Center
  • donates to the Idaho Botanical Garden and its Idaho Native Plant Garden
  • donates to the ERIG (Education, Research, and Inventory Grant)
  • awards Education and Enrichment for members
  • offers monthly presentations (Oct.-April) on botany, nature, and other 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

INPS PAHOVE CHAPTER

NATIVE PLANT SALE
INPS MEMBERS-ONLY SALE
Friday, April 27, 2018
5:00pm-7:00pm
(if your membership has lapsed you may renew at the sale)
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC SALE
Saturday, April 28,2018
10:00am-1:00pm
at the MK Nature Center, 600 S. Walnut, Boise

 2018 Annual Native Plant Sale Flyer and Availablity List 

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. 

Officers

  • Karie Pappani, President – pahove.chapter.president [at] gmail.com
  • Susan Ziebarth, Vice President
  • Daniel Murphy, Secretary
  • Caroline Morris, Treasurer
  • Susan Ziebarth, Venue Coordinator
  • Karen Getusky, State Treasurer
  • Derek Duval, State Membership
  • Ray Corbin, Member at Large
  • Barbara Ertter, Member at Large

Write to the Pahove chapter at pahove.chapter@gmail.com