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KQED Science publishes fun new video on sundews (featuring Carnivorous Plant Resource!)

By |2020-07-28T11:39:50-07:00July 28th, 2020|Featured plant, News|

Check out this KQED Science team publication on Drosera! It's super neat, and Carnivorous Plant Resource assisted with the research!

Welcome Southern California Carnivorous Plant Enthusiasts!

By |2020-02-25T21:57:08-08:00February 25th, 2020|Community, News|

A new carnivorous plant club is taking shape in Southern California - hitting the Orange County sweet spot between existing Los Angeles and San Diego clubs. Not into LA traffic? San Diego a bit of a haul? Simply want to attend more fun carnivorous plant events? Well, good news! The Southern California Carnivorous Plant Enthusiasts [...]

Carnivorous Plant Resource Donates to Wild Plant Conservation Efforts

By |2019-12-08T20:58:29-08:00December 8th, 2019|Marketplace, News, Wild carnivorous plants|

Donating to Wild Carnivorous Plant Conservation As we wrap up a productive 2019, I thought I’d carve out some digital space to talk about and encourage carnivorous plant conservation efforts. ‘Tis the season to think of others, and, while we’re at it, consider the needs of the broader world that we live [...]

Finding the rare Chapman’s Butterwort in Mississippi

By |2019-01-16T10:30:48-08:00January 16th, 2019|Musings, New discovery, News, Wild carnivorous plants|

Follow along on Aaron Calidris' bogging journey as he discovers a rare gem in Southern Mississippi: Chapman's Butterwort, Pinguicula planifolia.

Carnivorous Plant Nursery Holiday Sales

By |2018-12-03T13:12:32-08:00December 3rd, 2018|Marketplace, News|

It's that time of year, folks. The time for giving. The time for buying. If you're like me, it's the time for hunting for killer deals on carnivorous plants. Yes, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, but that doesn't mean you can't still find holiday deals from reputable nurseries. If you're still on [...]

Nepenthes Inspiring Modern Materials

By |2018-12-01T12:11:55-08:00December 1st, 2018|News|

Looking for the next generation of Teflon? Just take inspiration from Nepenthes. Tak-Sing Wong, professor of engineering at The Pennsylvania State University explains how our favorite tropical pitcher plants inspired a new material, "SLIPS" or Slippery Liquid-Infused Porous Surface with applications across the board. In the video above, Professor Wong dissects the physical properties [...]

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