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April Leadership Meeting

Chapter Leadership meeting: our officers will meet from 6pm - 7pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Let me know and I will send you the meeting invitation. Our Chapter Leadership consists of: Roberto Gaitan - PresidentEva Ryan - Vice PresidentMaki House - TreasurerJames Grizzard - SecretaryDevin Johnston - Membership ChairRichard Blanton - Communications Chair Anyone […]

Chapter Meeting at Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium April 2

Chapter Meeting at Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium - 6:00pm - Social Time; 6:45pm - Chapter Announcements, followed by the Speaker Speaker: Stephen Zoeller. Mr. Zoeller earned Bachelor and Masters Degrees from Tarleton State University. His AgriLife career has included service in Atascosa, Medina, Blanco, and Kendall Counties. Including his children, five generations of Zoeller’s have […]

Collin County – April Chapter Meeting – Cultivating a Butterfly Haven

Our April 2nd chapter meeting will include a presentation by Melanie Schuchart on "Cultivating a Butterfly Haven with Native Plants of North Texas." Our North Texas native plants can provide for butterflies year-round. But which native plants should you choose to attract a variety of butterflies and provide for the various butterfly life stages? Melanie […]

April NPSOT-Houston Board Meeting

We are always looking for dedicated volunteers who are passionate about the native plant mission. Anyone is welcome to attend our board meetings on zoom for the fun and rewarding work that goes into our various projects.

Event Series Native Garden Workday

Native Garden Workday

Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country 4831 FM2673, Canyon Lake, Texas, United States

Please join us at the Heritage Museum to help maintain the Lindheimer Chapter's Demonstration Garden. Please bring water, closed toe shoes, gloves, and your favorite gardening tools. Contact Mickey Riviere at mr0752@gvtc.com or Peggy Haley at phaley@gt.rr.com to confirm the workday.

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 […]

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.

Executive Committee Meeting – Apr 10

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.

NPAT Zoom Series – Climate, Water, Science and Society in 21st Century Texas – A Historical Perspective – April 11

From our partners at the Native Prairies Association of Texas (NPAT). How will climate change impact Texas and the native prairie and savanna ecosystems? How do we plan restorations to be sustainable in 2050? Do we need to change our land management practices? The NPAT Fayette Prairie Chapter will host a year-long series of presentations […]

Free

Drought-Tolerant Native Plants: Nothing Works Like Natives – Williamson County Chapter Meeting, April 11

Join NPSOT-Williamson County on Thursday, April 11, 2024, when our featured topic will be “Drought-Tolerant Native Plants: Nothing Works Like Natives” with Randy Pensabene.  Free and open to the public. The meeting begins at 7:00 PM.  Our guest speaker’s presentation begins after a short business meeting. NEW Randy has provided a handout ==> (link updated Apr 14) click […]

Who Are We? – April 13

Join us for our first chapter meeting! We will present the overall mission of the Native Plant Society of Texas and our focus on the Rio Grande Valley. We will discuss the features and programs that the state program brings and how we plan to adapt them to our region. We will be meeting in-person […]

April 13 - 9:00am - Noon - Second Saturday Workday at Cibolo Nature Center Demonstration Gardens. Please bring work gloves, hat, water, sun and insect protection.

Lantana Earth Day Event

Lantana's North Amenity Center, 11555 Lantana Trail, Lantana 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."  Happy gardening!

Heard Museum Native Plant Sale

The Heard Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney will be hosting its annual Spring Native Plant Sale from April 12th to 14th. We are proud to partner with the Heard Museum on this event, which is renowned as one of the longest-running, largest, and best native plant sales in the state.  On April 12th, there will […]

Free

Library Talk Series – A Conversation About Invasive Plants

A Conversation about Invasive Plants / What they are / Why They're Harmful / And How We Can Do Better for the Environment by Pam Lienhard at Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library This program will discuss what plants are considered invasive; the difficulty in recognizing and controlling invasive plants; the damage they might cause to the environment; […]

Healthy Parks Healthy People

Healthy Parks Healthy People at Bentsen-RGV State Park in Mission. Our chapter will have an outreach table where we will run a native plant scavenger hunt as part of the Children in Nature event. You can stop by to say hello or volunteer to help out. Questions? rio-grande-valley-chapter@gmail.com

Heard Museum Native Plant Sale

The Heard Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney will be hosting its annual Spring Native Plant Sale from April 12th to 14th. We are proud to partner with the Heard Museum on this event, which is renowned as one of the longest-running, largest, and best native plant sales in the state.  On April 12th, there will […]

Free
Event Series Beaumont Chapter Meeting

Beaumont Chapter Meeting

Tyrell Park 6088 Babe Zaharias Drive, Beaumont, Texas

Join us for our monthly chapter meetings. You do not need to be a member to attend. We meet the 3rd Monday of each month. Meeting Location: Tyrrell Park - 6088 Babe Zaharias Drive, Beaumont, TX 77705 We meet in the Binks Horticultural Center in the Beaumont Botanical Gardens area of the park.

NPSOT Dallas April 15th, 2024 meeting with Janet D. Smith: The Right Plant in the Right Place

It’s not just the placement of plants in your yard, but in the world that will sustain life as we know it.  Plants that feed the local insects are the base of the food web and give us a planet we can live on.  Read more.... ZOOM our monthly meetings at:  https://npsot.us9.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f20269a37974d8413fc79c831&id=12aa33f97f&e=d2e8f28b23 If needed, use: Meeting […]

April Chapter Book Club

Noah's Garden by Sara SteinButt-Holdsworth Memorial Library 505 Water Street Kerrville, Texas

Chapter Leader Forum – Apr 18

Topic: How to Navigate the Member Portal, Find State Forms and Materials, and More! Description:  We know that navigating the Member Portal and Dropbox can be challenging, so we are here to help. Meg will tell you how to log on to your Member Portal and look through all the resources that are available to […]

Pines and Prairies April Chapter Meeting

Speaker: Della Barbata of Native Prairies Association of Texas Venue: SHSU - The Woodlands Campus, 3380 College Park Drive, The Woodlands Speaker: Della Barbato of the Native Prairies Association of Texas This is a hybrid meeting. The link will be sent via email.

Predatory Garden Insects from the Nature Discovery Center – April 18

Join us to have a look at the various predatory insects that can be found in the native plant gardens at the Nature Discovery Center, such as assassin bugs, ladybird Beetles, and Wasps. We will also talk about what you can do to encourage them to stay and prey in your garden.

Volunteer for Plant Walk at Hugh Ramsey Nature Park

Come out and volunteer with us as we provide a native plant walk at Hugh Ramsey Nature Park in Harlingen. We will be showcasing the park's native plants to master naturalist from the South Texas Border Chapter PLUS we may have a second tour for a group of UTRGV professors as they seek to learn […]

Collin County – Pollinator Garden Tour

We are holding a Pollinator Garden Tour on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm. We have three gardens on the tour - in Celina, McKinney and Fairview. Please RSVP to Rodney Thomas (rook.thomas@yahoo.com / 214-533-8756) if you plan to join. Below are the gardens that will be visited, in order:1) Cynthia […]

Spring Native Plant Sale

Don't miss this chance to add new native plants to your landscape and support our local NPSOT chapter and Riverside Nature Center.Sale is held at Riverside Nature Center, 150 Franciso Lemos St., Kerrville, Texas.

Spring Native Plant Sale

Our annual Spring Native Plant Sale will be held at Riverside Nature Center, 150 Francisco Lemos St., Kerrville, Texas on Saturday April 20th from 9am until noon (or until sold out). Native plants offer several benefits for your landscape and family. Benefits such as producing a smaller carbon footprint, water conservation, and are low maintenance. […]