We are happy to share with you the success you and plant scientists across the world already made possible with over 785 events in 54 countries which have been uploaded on the Fascination of Plants Day (FoPD) website https://plantday18may.org/  . The peak was on the 18th May, with interactive events spreading into summer an autumn 2022.


A big thank you to you and the 61 National Coordinators!


Actions you can take now:

  • You can still organize FoPD events in summer / autumn 2022 at your university, institute, schools, public places …… – Get inspired by the FoPD 2019 success stories
  • Contact your national FoPD coordinator (listed on your country page) to upload events you did / will organise to the FoPD website https://plantday18may.org/
  • Send your success stories to [email protected] .


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Any help needed with uploading events to the website, pls contact [email protected] .


Looking forward to your events and success stories 😊

Alexandra, Przemo, Trine and Karin


FoPD Global Coordinators Przemysław Wojtaszek (AMU / PL), Trine Hvoslef-Eide (NMBU / NO), Alexandra Barnoux and Karin Metzlaff (EPSO)




  • Karin Metzlaff, EPSO Executive Director
  • Alexandra Barnoux, EPSO Publications Officer