Carroll Abbott advocated the formation of the Native Plant Society of Texas in his quarterly publication Texas Wildflower Newsletter. After the Society was created in 1980, a free subscription to Abbott’s newsletter was provided as a benefit to all members. His declining health eventually prompted Abbott to request that the Society start its own newsletter.
Beginning in 1983, our own official Native Plant Society newsletter has documented the evolution of the native plant movement and the Native Plant Society of Texas. The newsletter has gone by several slightly different names over the years.
We are pleased to offer a complete set of PDF files for all issues. The issues are organized into groups by editor. Please click on one of the links below to view an index of the newsletter archives in that group.
Texas Wildflower Newsletter Carroll Abbott
May 1983 – April 1984 Jim Hunt
May 1984 – April 1987 Manuel Florez
May 1987 – October 1990 Patty Leslie
November 1990 – October 1994 Melinda Larsen
November 1994 – October 1995 Carol Hendricks
November 1995 – October 1997 Bill Bisbee
November 1997 – April 1999 Pat Ploegsma
May 1999 – December 1999 Karen Enyedy
January 2000 – December 2000 Bill Scheick
January 2001 – June 2001 Kelly Sennheiser
July 2001 – December 2004 Cheri Richardson
January 2005 – December 2008 Carol Perry
January 2009 – December 2010 Rick Rosen
Winter 2011 – Fall 2013 Bill Hopkins
Winter 2014 – Spring 2017 Stephen Brueggerhoff