Chapter News

Upcoming Meetings

Next meeting: Saturday, January 23, 2016, 2:00 pm at the Kika de la Garza Plant Materials Center, 3409 N FM 1355, Kingsville, TX. Come get your hands dirty as Shelly Maher provides hands-on howto on propagating native plants.

In the works: Coastal Bend Native Landscape Certification Program

The Coastal Bend NLCP Level 1 course will be held March 12 at the new Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve Learning Center at 2446 North Oso Parkway, Corpus Christi. The South Texas chapter of NPSOT, Oso Bay, and the State NPSOT NLCP will partner to present the workshop. Workshop participants will pay $37 each to cover expenses.
General information about the program

The workshop will be open to landscape architects, Coastal Bend nurseries, landscape services, Master Naturalists, Master Gardeners, and the general public. Watch this space for more information as it is developed.

2016 South Texas NPSOT Chapter Meetings

The South Texas Chapter NPSOT holds regular quarterly meetings on the fourth Saturday of each quarter at 2:00 pm (unless otherwise stated) at locations to be determined. Unless rescheduled, 2016 quarterly meetings will occur:

  • Saturday, April 23, 2016, 2:00 pm—Forrest Smith on “The South Texas Natives Project-taking native seeds from a handful to a landscape impact” at the Owen R. Hopkins Public Library, 3202 McKinzie Rd, Corpus Christi
  • Saturday, July 23, 2016, 2:00 pm—Location and program to be determined
  • Saturday, October 22, 2016, 2:00 pm—Location and program to be determined

Watch this space for more information about each meeting as it approaches. All meetings are free and open to the public.

State Events

Spring Symposium—Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739. 512.232.0100

State Board Meetings (3rd Saturday of each quarter):

  • January 16, 2016—
  • April 16, 2016—
  • July 16, 2016—
  • October 15, 2016—

Need to Contact the South Texas Chapter?
President Ray Kirkwood