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Native Plant Society of Texas

Cross Timbers Chapter

Events Calendar

Cross Timbers Chapter Upcoming Events


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Chapter Business Meetings and Presentations

We will have a short business meeting that will last no more than 30 minutes followed by an activity or presentation.

Date & TimeLocationPresentationPresenter
January 12, 2023Cherry Park Community Center, Weatherford, TexasThe Fibonacci Series in Nature
February 9, 2023Cherry Park Community Center, Weatherford, TexasEcological Sites: A Source of Historic Plant Community InformationShane Green, USDA – NRCS, National Grazinglands Team
March 9, 2023 at 6 p.m. (NEW TIME)Cherry Park Community Center, Weatherford, TexasBiological invasions and global insect decline: What can we learn from alien plant invasion?Dr. Adam Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Entomology, Tarleton State University
April 25, 2023 (Tuesday)
6 p.m.
Cross Timbers Announcements
April 25, 2023 (Tuesday) at 6:30 p.m.https://youtu.be/jAmyJ1qqXK4Nine Native Medicinal PlantsMark Merriwether Vorderbruggen
May 23, 2023 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m.Mount Pleasant School, 213 Raymond George Way (formerly 116 Dubellette St.), Weatherford, TX 76086Deer Resistant Natives

Flyer: https://www.npsot.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/2023-05-23-CrossTimbersNPSOT-DeerResistant-TerriWalker.pdf
Ms. Terri Walker
June 27, 2023 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m.Mount Pleasant School
213 Raymond George (formerly 116 Dubellette St.)
Weatherford, TX 76086
Pollinators and Native Plants, What It Means for Our FutureMr. Ricky Linex
JulyNo Meeting
August 22, 2023 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m.ZoomHomegrown National Park: a national challenge to create diverse ecosystems in our yards, communities, and surrounding lands by reducing lawn, planting natives, and removing invasives.

Link to recording:
https://youtu.be/kCXL5PU9R0Y
Doug Tallamy, Author of best-selling books “Nature’s Best Hope”, “The Nature of Oaks”, and “Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants”; Professor of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware
September 26, 2023 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m.Cherry Park Community Center, Weatherford, Texas“Vouchering for Science: the Collection and Preservation of Herbarium Specimens”Tiana Rehman, Director of the Philecology Herbarium of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden
October 21, 2023
at 9:30 a.m.
Agnes Baptist Church, Springtown TXNature Walk for Texas Native Plant Week
October 24, 2023 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m.Mount Pleasant School, Weatherford TXActivity: Plant Exchange
November 28, 2023 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m.Chandor Gardens, Weatherford TXOfficer Elections and Thanksgiving Meal

Volunteer and Other Opportunities

Volunteer ProjectsWhenContact
Lake Mineral Wells Pollinator GardenThird Saturday of each month
October – April: 10 a.m. – noon
May – September: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Cindy Crump
Chandor Nature Trail Spruce UpLast Sunday of each month from 2- 4 p.m., except June, July, and AugustChristie Tull
Chandor Pollinator GardenWatch for AnnouncementsTrisha Shirey and Christie Tull