Join the largest society of palm enthusiasts in the world to learn about, protect, and preserve the beauty of palms and our planet. Representing more than 80 countries, our international membership includes garden aficionados, leading horticulturists, botanists, biologists, and researchers who are passionate about palms and the preservation of our planet.
Our mission is to share our knowledge and expertise to protect palms from climate change, deforestation, and extinction to help make our world a better place. Join the global movement.
Established in 1956, numerous IPS regional chapters hold educational meetings, sponsor palm sales, develop public gardens, and publish newsletters. Enjoy extraordinary learning, adventures, and friendships to last a lifetime.
You can also donate to the International Palm Society’s conservation efforts. Currently, the IPS is supporting conservation of the Nature Conservancy’s Kona Hema Preserve on the island of Hawaii, which is home to the endangered palm Pritchardia schattaueri.
IPS continuously partners with other organizations to conserve palms worldwide. Learn more.
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