The Gila Native Plant Society meets on the third Friday of the month at 7.00 p.m. in Harlan Hall, second floor, Room 219, corner of Alabama and 12th Streets, on the Western New Mexico University campus in Silver City. Free and open to the public. Refreshments following the program. For further information check out the website at www.gilanps.org/events/programs/. The May presentation will consist of: “MESQUITE: the Tree of Life, the Tree of Future”, presentation by Richard Felger.