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Overview of the Society and Native Plants

Presentation Details

An overview of the Society’s statewide programs, benefits of native landscaping for conservation, some important terms related to native plants, and highlights of the speaker’s favorite native plants.

Equipment Required:
None
Additional Requirements:
None
Ecoregions Covered:
Central Great Plains, Chihuahuan Deserts, Cross Timbers, East Central Texas Plains, Edwards Plateau, Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes, High Plains, Southern Texas Plains, Southwestern Tablelands, Texas Blackland Prairies, Western Gulf Coastal Plain

Presenter Information

  • Kim Conrow

    Kim joined the Society in 1997 to learn how to garden with drought tolerant plants when moving into a new home in Crowley. Becoming active in the North Central Chapter in 2014, she became chapter president in 2017 and has served on the statewide State Board of Directors as President-Elect, President, Immediate Past President and Vice President of Administration.  

    She is a Texas Master Naturalist (2014), a member of the Native Prairie Association of Texas, Sierra Club and other conservation organizations. She helped establish several Monarch Waystations in Tarrant County and has presented with other NPSOT speakers in the National Wildlife Federation’s Monarch Steward Program. She loves to talk about native plants and how the Society is making a difference.      

    Kim holds a BS in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Education from the University of North Texas, and an MS in Science Education from Texas Woman’s University. She taught high school classes including biology and environmental science. 

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