Pines and Prairies Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas was formed to serve the residents of Montgomery County, Texas, and the nearby counties of Walker and Grimes.
Thanks to all who volunteered and shopped at the Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 30, 2023. If you’re interested in the Bloom Time List for the plants, here they are:
Bloom Time List – downloadable Bloom Time List sorted by botanical name which provides the complete list of plants to be offered along with size, water requirements, and sunshine requirements
Bloom Time List – downloadable Bloom Time List sorted by common name which provides the complete list of plants to be offered along with size, water requirements, and sunshine requirements
About Pines and Prairies Chapter
Formed in December 2020, the Pines and Prairies Chapter was approved by the Native Plant Society of Texas, State Board on January 23, 2021. The Chapter was formed to serve the residents of Montgomery County, Texas, and the nearby counties of Walker and Grimes. The Charter Members, who requested that a new chapter be approved were: Carol Childres, Kim Cox, Bob Dailey, Aram Derewetzky, Don Dubois, Kathie Herrick, Carolyn Langlinais, David Lemons, Teri MacArthur, Gail McConnell, Mike McGee, Paul Nelson, Martin Simonton, Carson Stokes, and Anita Tiller. Carolyn Langlinais, President of the Heartwood Chapter, Texas Master Naturalists, wrote a letter in support of forming a new Native Plants Society of Texas chapter. John Ferguson, owner of Nature’s Way Resources, sponsored the formation of the chapter.
Officers, Directors, and Botanical Advisors
- The Board of Directors is comprised of seven elected positions: President, Vice-President and Program Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary, and three At-Large Directors.
- Botanical Advisors, members who are native plant specialists by training and experience, review all botanical resources and Chapter promotional materials and assist with training opportunities.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Gail moved to Houston
Alicia is a naturalist at Jesse H. Jones Park and
Carolyn developed an insatiable appetite for enjoying nature later in
April studied anthropology at THE UNIVERSITY OF Houston and has worked
Abbie was born and raised on the dusty plains of
David first became passionate about plants and horticulture when he
Mike has been a lifelong gardener and nature enthusiast and
Anita Tiller serves as botanist and conservation manager for Mercer
While Don’s formal training is chemistry with a PhD from
Kathie Herrick holds a bachelor’s in biology from Grinnell College