The Native Plant Society of Texas wants to protect our state’s native plant heritage and preserve it for future generations. We are a non-profit organization, run by volunteers and funded by membership dues, individual and corporate contributions, and foundation grants.

Please support us by becoming a member or making a donation.

Benefits of membership

BlueBonnetsWhen you join the Native Plant Society of Texas, you help sponsor our many projects to fulfill our mission.

Members receive our colorful quarterly magazine that features articles about native plants, landscaping, pollinators, and many other subjects, along with award-winning photography.

Members also receive discounts on our Native Landscape Certification classes and discounts to events such as our annual symposium.

You may choose to become a member of a local chapter with the opportunity to participate at a personal level in a host of educational programs and other activities that help members learn about and deepen their appreciation for Texas native plants. Our more than thirty local chapters sponsor educational speakers, field trips, hikes, workshops in such subjects as plant ID, propagation or wildscaping, work in demonstration gardens, and initiate many other types of projects.

Membership categories and annual dues are:

Individual (only one person): $35
Family (one or more persons) : $50
Student/Senior/Limited Income (one or more persons): $25
Patron (one or more persons): $100
Benefactor (one or more persons) : $250
Supporting (one or more persons): $500
Lifetime (one-time payment for individual or couple) : $1200

For IRS income tax purposes, the full amount of your membership dues is tax-deductible as a charitable contribution.

Have you moved? Address changes may be submitted to Please put “member address change” in the subject line.

Renewal letters are mailed to all members at the beginning of the month your membership expires.


Employer Matching Gifts

If your employer has a matching gift program, contact us by phone or email and ask for the Coordinator.

Ongoing projects

You can donate to any our projects such as our Bring Back the Monarchs program or our new certification program, which teaches homeowners and landscaping professionals how to create and manage landscapes using native plants. We also make grants and scholarships available to graduates and undergraduates for academic research related to Texas native plants or conservation and restoration of native plant habitats of Texas.