Austin Chapter

Austin Area Ecoregions Level III and IV

Welcome to the Austin Chapter of NPSOT including Travis County and the dozens of cities within its boundaries. 

We are in both the Texas Blackland Prairies and Edwards Plateau Ecoregions, divided around Interstate-35, and includes urban, prairie, and woodlands landscapes. Our average rainfall is about 35 inches with peak rainfall usually in May and October, Hardiness Zone 9a.

Use the menus in the bar above to get more information relevant to our area, including plant lists, activities, and more. The menus in white lead to our State NPSOT website.

Please join us at a meeting, field trip, plant rescue, or other activity.

Chapter News

Posts about our chapter activities, and other important information

Austin NPSOT Grant Award

As a 501(c)(3) organization the Native Plant Society of Texas 2023 awarded Austin one of five $700 grants through the NPSOT State Conservation Partner Grant initiative. Our grant will support

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South Austin Plant Rescue

Capital Area and Balcones Canyonlands Master Naturalists and the Native Plant Society of Texas Austin are running a native plant rescue program! Register for our inaugural plant rescue this weekend

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More Funding for Texas Parks

Ballots have been tallied and voters have made it clear—state parks matter to the people of Texas! Proposition 14, which creates the Centennial Parks Conservation Fund, passed with overwhelming support

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Upcoming Events

Monthly Meetings

We meet most months online via Zoom. Details are on our Facebook page and email newsletter.

  • 3rd Tuesday evening of the month
  • 6:45 p.m.: Meet & Mingle
  • 7 p.m.: Presentation
  • 8:10 p.m.: Announcements/Business
  • 8:45 p.m.: Adjourn
 Join our chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas!

Stay in Touch

To stay up to date on all our meetings and activities, subscribe to the NPSOT Austin email list. You will get:

  • Our monthly newsletter
  • The link to join our monthly meeting by Zoom
  • Reminders of plant sales, plant rescues, and other special events