Canadian Wildflower Society was formed. We began publication of Wildflower magazine and established a gardening Code of Ethics.
Filed Letters Patent and received charitable status. Sponsored our first public annual native plant sale.
Sponsored a native plant propagation workshop. Established our first wildflower gardens tour in Guelph and Waterloo, ON.
Purchased a 50-acre Carolinian woodlot known as Shining Tree Woods near Cultus in Ontario, to conserve the nationally rare native cucumber tree, Magnolia acuminata.
Co-published (with the Federation of Ontario Naturalists) Plants of Carolinian Canada, the first booklet on the native plants of Carolinian Canada with conservation and horticultural advice.
Our name was changed from Canadian Wildflower Society to North American Native Plant Society (NANPS).
Purchased a five-hectare (13-acre) parcel of Zinkan Island Cove, a provincially designated ANSI (Area of Natural and Scientific Interest) on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario.
Sold Wildflower magazine. Replaced with our current newsletter, the “Blazing Star”.
NANPS began conducting regular seminars around Ontario. Formed partnerships with Toronto Botanical Garden and City of Markham.
Established the Speakers Series on nature, environment and native plant gardening. NANPS founded an e-newsletter, THE LOCAL SCOOP.
Celebrated our 25th Anniversary by publishing a special edition of The Blazing Star. NANPS founder and Honorary President, Jim French, published “Silver Memories”, a personal recollection of the first 25 years.
Partnered with David Suzuki’s Homegrown National Park to convert old canoes into pollinator gardens.