Chapter News

Upcoming Meetings

Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm—Ray Kirkwood, Master Naturalist, and Ellen Reisinger, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener, will present the program “Native Grasses:  Identifying and Using Them in Our Yards” at the Portland Community Center, 2000 Billy G. Webb Drive, Portland, Texas. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

All meetings are free and open to the public.


NPSOT Fall Symposium October 16-19, 2014

The State Symposium – Northeast Texas: Diversity of Ecosystems – will be in Texarkana. Check the State website for details.


Native Plant Week October 19-26, 2014

The state organization has a very nice brochure available for distribution during Native Plant Week.  Download


Texas Plant Conservation Conference

The Texas Plant Conservation Conference is a professional-level meeting including keynotes, concurrent sessions, workshops, posters, and symposia designed to serve scientists, land managers, state and federal agencies, local governments, and other professionals with an interest in plant conservation in Texas. Sessions are also of interest to NPSOT members.

The Texas Plant Conservation Conference will be held November 5-8, 2014 at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. This year’s conference is co-hosted by the Wildflower Center, the US Fish and WIldlife Service, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. See the TPCC page at wildflower.org for more information or to register.

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Need to Contact the South Texas Chapter?
President Rhoda Poenisch
361.776.3285
rhodapoenisch@yahoo.com