January 25, 2015
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New England Carnivorous Plant Society


"The mission of the New England Carnivorous Plant Society shall be to share, to gain knowledge of, and to achieve expertise in all phases of growing, education, appreciation, and conservation of carnivorous plants in both culture and in native habitats."

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NECPS Upcoming Meetings - Jan 10, 2015 by Webmaster
Information and details on upcoming 2015 meetings and events will be added as soon as they are available.

NECPS Announces New Vice President - Nov 09, 2014 by Webmaster
We are happy to announce that  Emmi Kurosawa has been elected to serve as our new Vice President.

Emmi is always willing to share her knowledge and experience and brings with her a strong passion for carnivorous plants. In the past she has volunteered to provide help with our annual show as well as our first pre-show event which was held this year at the Lake Street Garden Center.

She will make a good addition to the NECPS management team and we look forward to having her serve in the role of Vice President.

Congratulations Emmi !

Reuters - Plants versus ants: voracious vegetation is victorious - Jan 14, 2015 by Webmaster
A tricky insect-eating plant from Borneo is living proof that one need not have a brain to outsmart the opposition.

Scientists say the tropical carnivorous plant regularly exploits natural weather fluctuations to adjust the slipperiness of its pitfall traps in order to capture and dine on batches of ants at a time rather than individual ants.

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Discovery News - Carnivorous Plant Fossil Trapped in Amber - Jan 13, 2015 by Webmaster
Rare fossils of a carnivorous plant have been found preserved in a piece of Baltic amber.

The find has shed light on the origins of a plant that traps its food using leaves that act like fly paper.

Read the Full Story here.


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