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Earth Day Celebration in Mercedes

Come celebrate Earth Day in Mercedes. We will have an information table to share who we are with the community. If anyone would like to help staff the table, let me know. Questions? rio-grande-valley-chapter@gmail.com

Dear NLCP Committee Members,  This Monday begins our first meeting of 2024. We will meet at 7:00pm on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month on this Zoom link:  https://npsot-org.zoom.us/j/87628189964?pwd=NUdBV3ZTSzFVMjJjTnpycjlQTGRJQT09.  We're a small committee, and we don't get to see each other in person very often, so please plan to join with your camera on.  See […]

Earth Fest at UTRGV Edinburg

Join us at Earth Day Celebration at UTRGV's Edinburg campus. We will have an information table at the Union Quad. Help is welcome. Questions? rio-grande-valley-chapter@gmail.com

“Get Real” Garden Design with Native Plants

Fredericksburg Chapter of Native Plant Society of Texas Speaker Paula Stone on April 23 Find out how to make your landscape maintenance easier by choosing the right layout, the right style and the best plants for your area at the next meeting of the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT), Fredericksburg Chapter on April 23 […]

Earth Fest at UTRGV Brownsville

Join us at Earth Day Celebration at UTRGV's Brownsville campus. We will have an information table at the Student Union Lawn. Help is welcome. Questions? rio-grande-valley-chapter@gmail.com

Event Series Native Garden Workday

Native Garden Workday

Texas Museum of Handmade Furniture 1370 Churchill Drive, New Braunfels, Texas, United States

Please join us at the Texas Museum of Handmade Furniture to help maintain the Lindheimer Chapter's native demonstration garden. Please bring water, closed toe shoes, gloves, and your favorite gardening tools. Contact Craig Bruska at craigbruska@hotmail.com for details and to confirm the workday.

How to Start Your Own Native Plant Butterfly Garden

ACE 21st Century Earth Day Family Event: Volunteer to present before a group of Russell Elementary School parents on How to Start Your Own Native Plant Butterfly Garden. Russell Elementary School, Brownsville. If anyone would like to help, let me know. rio-grande-valley-chapter@gmail.com

April Trinity Forks Business Meeting & Program – Native Bees

6:30pm – Social time7:00pm – Zoom opens and meeting begins We hope you can join our meeting in person at TWU's Ann Stuart Science Complex.  Campus parking is openafter 6:00pm. If you can’t join us in person, we invite you to our Zoom meeting.ZOOM PARTICIPANRS ONLY: Please Register in advance forthis meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYodeCtrzoiE9LnBQR0XcOYymsF2Li5-B4G After registering, youwill receive a […]

2024 City Nature Challenge – Bioblitz

Started in 2016 as a competition between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the City Nature Challenge (CNC) has grown into an international event, motivating people around the world to find and document wildlife in their own cities. Run by the Community Science teams at the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum of […]

Texas Wildflower Day!

The fourth Saturday in April is Texas Wildflower Day! The state NPSOT Social Media campaign will begin on April 21st with wildflower images all week and culminate on the actual Wildflower Day. If anyone has great wildflower images, please post them on our Facebook page and I can use them to contribute to the state […]

Keep Mercedes Beautiful – Trees in the Ground

Come out and volunteer with Keep Mercedes Beautiful. Morning and afternoon shifts available. Sign up. If anyone has any questions, let me know. rio-grande-valley-chapter@gmail.com

Dowell Ranch Thistle Thwack!

Join us to help our partners at NPAT for an invasive species THISTLE THWACK at Dowell Ranch! (Just south of Austin). Superstar volunteers needed on April 27th to help remove Maltese Star-Thistle. This aggressive plant has popped up in our front pasture restoration area and we need to remove them with people power before it […]

Trinity Forks Spring 2024 Plant Sale

Time: 10:00am-12:00noon or sellout Location: Flower Mound High School, 3411 Peters Colony (for your GPS) – In the back parking lot at Sagebrush Drive and Old Settlers Road, at the Keep Flower Mound Beautiful Spring Trash-off and Environmental Fair - see Map We'll have:Over 2000 native plantsKnowledgeable volunteersLow prices Bring your own flats or boxes and cash, […]

Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshop – Arroyo Colorado Watershed

The training will focus on the nature and function of stream and riparian zones and the benefits and direct impacts from healthy riparian zones. The riparian education programs will cover an introduction to riparian principles, watershed processes, basic hydrology, erosion/deposition principles and riparian vegetation, as well as potential causes of degradation and possible resulting impairment(s) […]

Medicinal Applications of Native Plants by Native Americans – April 30

The Native Americans utilized many native plants for treatment of various illnesses for thousands of years. Unfortunately, much of this knowledge was set aside when synthetic medicines became widely available. Join us for a special meeting where we welcome Ricky Linex, President of the Native Plant Society of Texas, as he showcases 45 native Texas […]

Joshua Byrne, Fort Worth Zoo, North Central Chapter Meeting

Insect and Native Plant Interactions Joshua Byrne has been passionate about insects since before he could talk, and once he was able to it was all he talked about. He has kept and studied invertebrates privately for over twenty years, as well as professionally through the Iowa State Insect Zoo, Little Rock Zoo, and currently […]

May 4 – 8:00am-3:30pm – Native Landscape Certification Program, Level 4

 NLCP Classes On May 4, the chapter will offer Level 4 of the Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP) with instructors Kathy Ward and Veronica Hawk. This workshop will focus on land stewardship. As more land is developed, good examples of healthy, natural habitats are disappearing. This is an opportunity to learn how to create an […]

Level 1 – Introduction to Native Landscapes

Saturday, May 4 — Clear Lake — Level 1 Class - In-person or online. Learn about the benefits of native plants, desirable plants for your area and design considerations for your landscape.

$45

Spring Plant Sale, River Legacy Parks Elm Grove Pavilion in Arlington

River Legacy Parks Elm Grove Pavilion 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, Texas 76006 The North Central Chapter holds two native plant sales each year, one in Spring and one in Fall. The Sales feature a large variety of Texas Native Plant species good for our soils and climate. Native Plants make healthy Habitats:

Plant Sale NPSOT Dallas – May 4, 2024

Save the date!  Join us for our plant sale at Native Plants and Prairie Day on May 4, a free event celebrating our Blackland Prairies! Don’t miss this chance to add new native plants to your landscape and support your local NPSOT chapter. Details When and Where When: May 4 10:00-4:00 (or until sold out) […]

Q2 State Board Meeting – May 4

Chapter members are welcome, but not everyone may vote. Voting members include chapter presidents, executive officers, and state standing committee chairs. Registration information will be added when available.

Chapter Meeting at Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium

May 7 - Chapter Meeting at Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium - 6:00pm - Social Time; 6:45pm - Chapter Announcements, followed by the Speaker Speaker: John Benedict, a retired Texas A&M Entomology professor whose specialty was Insect Pest Management, has been working since 2010 with professional archeologists to investigate prehistoric archeology sites.    Topic: Native plants Used […]

2024 Ashe Juniper Symposium

The 2024 Ashe Juniper Symposium by Biodiversity Works will take place on May 8th and 9th, 2024 at the Commons Conference Center in Austin, Texas. The goal of the symposium is to advance our collective understanding of the science of Ashe juniper and facilitate applications of this understanding into management and conservation of sustainable, resilient […]

Executive Committee Meeting – May 8

Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) Executive Committee meetings occur monthly and any member may attend. Contact the Executive Director prior to the meeting at state@npsot.org for Zoom and applicable document links. Please be prepared to follow the Visitor’s Executive Meeting Protocol.

Denton County Master Gardener Garden Tour, Flower Mound and Double Oak

The Native Plant Society of Texas will be hosting a booth at this fun event. We'll have information for you as well as knowledgeable volunteers to answer your questions. Please stop by and say "Hello."   Purchase a ticket at dcmga.com for specific addresses on this inspirational tour of Master Gardener home landscapes and a community […]

Spring Social at Landa Park – with a bioblitz using iNaturalist

Landa Park  New Braunfels NPSOT is transforming the usual July summer social into a May spring fling!  A pot-luck picnic at Landa Park will be held on Monday, May 13 at 5:30 pm and we will hold our own bioblitz, documenting plants, animals, organisms of all kinds, using the iNaturalist app. If you are inexperienced […]

Pines and Prairies NLCP Committee Meeting

Dear NLCP Committee Members,  This Monday begins our first meeting of 2024. We will meet at 7:00pm on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month on this Zoom link:  https://npsot-org.zoom.us/j/87628189964?pwd=NUdBV3ZTSzFVMjJjTnpycjlQTGRJQT09.  We're a small committee, and we don't get to see each other in person very often, so please plan to join with your camera on.  See […]

Welcoming Pollinators to Your Yard

Supporting all pollinators, especially honey bees, is so important, and there are many things each of us can do on our property to help them along. Our program, “Welcoming Pollinators to Your Yard” will be delivered by Liz Moyer of the Denton County Master Gardeners Association and the Native Plant Society of Texas.  Hosted by […]