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January Trinity Forks Business Meeting & Program – Garden Design Principles Using Native Prairie Plants

The January meeting will be broadcast only via Zoom (see Zoom Sign-up link below) Learn Garden Design Principles Using Native Prairie Plants, in a one hour online seminar presented by Neil Diboll, native plant industry pioneer and internationally recognized native plant ecologist. Open to the public. Our beautiful, hardy prairie flowers and grasses provide year […]

Free

Plant Intelligence, Rights & Ethics – A conversation with Alessandra Viola

Join Alessandra Viola, co-author of Brilliant Green: The Surprising Science of Plant Intelligence and of her new book Flower Power (pending in English translation) in a virtual conversation about plant intelligence, plant rights, and plant ethics with moderator Paul Moss, executive director of The Plant Initiative. Learn more or register here.

Free

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.

Tiana Franklin Rehman, Director of BRIT Herbarium, North Central Chapter Meeting

The History, Art, and Science of Herbaria At the heart of botanical science you can find a herbarium: a scientific collection of preserved plants that documents knowledge about plant life on Earth. In this lecture, you should expect to better understand how botanical specimens are collected from around the world, how they are preserved (since […]

Q1 State Board Meeting

Online State Board Zoom MeetingSaturday, February 3, 20239 am - 1 pm (come as early as 8:30 am) Every Society member is welcome. Voting members include chapter presidents (or their voting representatives), state-level executive officers and state standing committee chairs. Agenda items -may be submitted to chapter presidents, state level executive officers, committee chairs, the Executive Director, […]

Chapter Meeting Tuesday, Feb 6 at 6:00 pm

Feb 6 - Chapter Meeting at Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium - 6:00pm - Social Time; 6:45pm - Chapter Announcements, followed by the speaker Speaker: Our scheduled speaker, John Benedict, was recently taken ill with a respiratory infection and subsequently cancelled his presentation. Mr. Chuck Janzow has generously agreed to provide his own talk to the chapter. His […]

Collin County Chapter – February Meeting

Our presentation will be on "The Blackland Prairie Across Time" by George Diggs, an evolutionary biologist and botany professor at Austin College in Sherman. The Blackland Prairie, one of the major vegetational areas of Texas, has had an immense impact on the development of the state. The presentation will begin by looking briefly at what […]

Building Climate-Ready, Wildly Healthy Places in Texas – A Houston Perspective

Free webinar with Jaime González, Community & Equitable Conservation Programs Director, The Nature Conservancy in Texas. How we manage and remake our landscapes have big implications for human health, equity, crime, academic achievement, climate resilience, and biodiversity conservation. Currently, many of our landscapes make these challenges even worse because they were designed for the 1800s not […]

Building Climate-Ready, Wildly Healthy Places in Texas – A Houston Perspective

Free webinar with Jaime González, Community & Equitable Conservation Programs Director, The Nature Conservancy in Texas. How we manage and remake our landscapes have big implications for human health, equity, crime, academic achievement, climate resilience, and biodiversity conservation. Currently, many of our landscapes make these challenges even worse because they were designed for the 1800s not […]

Land Stewardship for Birds and the Importance of Native Plant Communities with Rufus Stephens and Jan Wrede – Williamson County Chapter Meeting, Feb 8

Join NPSOT-Williamson County on Thursday, February 8, 2024, when our featured topic will be “Land Stewardship for Birds and the Importance of Native Plant Communities” with Rufus Stephens and Jan Wrede.  Free and open to the public. The meeting begins at 7:00 PM.  Our guest speakers’ presentation begins after a short business meeting. About our […]

TPWD Pineywoods and Wildlife Landowner Workshop

Join Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service at this informational seminar. Topics & Information: Lunch and snacks are included with registration. Workshop to be held 9:00 am - 3:30 pm at Log Cabin Civic Center, 611 W Columbia St., San Augustine, TX 75972

$20

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 […]

Chapter Meeting – Kerrville Water Update

Kerrville Water Update by Travis Linscomb and Matt Wilkinson.Upper Guadalupe River Authority (UGRA) updates on the drought, water conservation, terracing and other timely information about the current water situation. We meet at Riverside Nature Center, 150 Franciso Lemos St., Kerrville, Texas.

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

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.

Chapter Leader Forum – Removing and Replacing my Conventional Lawn

Topic: Removing and Replacing my Conventional Lawn Description:Join Bob Dailey, upcoming President of the Pines and Prairies chapter, as he gives a short presentation about his home lawn replacement project. It will include an overview of the removal of St Augustine and replacement with annuals, perennials, and woody plants. He will share how his neighbors […]

Pines and Prairies Chapter Meeting

Date and Time: February 15, 2024, from 7-8pDelivery: In-person (SHSU - The Woodlands at 3380 College Park Drive, Room 230) and via Zoom with advance registration requiredPresenter: Chapter member Patti ThompsonTopic: Native Plants and Your Homeowners AssociationBusiness Meeting: Vote on the three open board positions - Bob Dailey, President; Helen Capozzelli, Secretary; Jay Gowen, Director […]

Seed Cleaning Class

Friday, February 16 — Clear Lake Chapter — Seed Cleaning class by Rowena McDermid at EIH.

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.

February Chapter Book Club

A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library 505 Water Street Kerrville, Texas

NISAW Webinar: Quagga mussel response in the Snake River, Idaho

Part of the National Invasive Species Awareness Week series In September 2023, the Idaho State Department of Agriculture confirmed the presence of quagga mussel in the Mid-Snake River near Twin Falls. These findings marked the first time a rapid response plan had been put into action for quagga mussels in Idaho. This plan has included […]

Free
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.

February Trinity Forks Business Meeting & Program -“Plant Propagation Techniques”

6:30pm - Social time 7:00pm - Meeting begins This event is sponsored by the Trinity Forks Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas.   Whether a beginner or an expert gardener, you will learn successful techniques to grow plants from seed, vegetative cuttings, or division in a fast paced one-hour classroom session presented by Denton […]