The INPS sponsors an email discussion group that is accessible to anyone and everyone interested in native plants. Subscribers receive notices of native plant and environmental events, may participate in the discussions, and share information with the group, such as native plant photos, sightings, blogs, etc.

Becoming an INPS member does NOT automatically enroll you in the INPS email discussion group. For members and non-members wanting to join the email discussion group, please follow the steps below.

To subscribe send an email to: iowa-native-plants-request@list.uiowa.edu

Leave the Subject blank.

Send the message: subscribe

If you have any trouble completing the enrollment process, please send an email to MJ Hatfield and she will enroll you directly.


Our INPS listserv is now being managed by MJ Hatfield, with Casey Kohrt serving as the official representative at the University of Iowa. The University of Iowa Information Technology Services hosts the Iowa-Native-Plants and the Iowa-Insects LISTSERV lists, and Lisa Schintler, Senior IT Support Consultant, has provided technical support for LISTSERV issues for many years

The INPS board wishes to express its thanks to Diana Horton for establishing and managing the listserv for many years, and to Lisa for her ongoing support. Thanks also to MJ and Casey for taking over its management. With all of their help, this tool is serving as a major communications link for INPS members and other plant lovers across the Upper Midwest.