The Native Plant Society of Texas recognizes both individuals and organizations with its annual awards and contests.
The State Board has the option to choose to recognize outstanding service by an individual or group with special awards. These awards are given only when merited.
Presidential awards are at the discretion of the president of the Society and are optional.
Benny J. Simpson Fellows are members elected annually by ballot by their fellow members for exceptional Society work at the state or local level.
The Contest Committee organizes and judges the following annual competitions; video, photography and chapter newsletters.
All award recipients and contest winners are recognized during our fall symposium either at our annual state meeting of members or our annual awards banquet.
Awards: News & Announcements
About the Awards Each year our Society recognizes achievements of individuals and groups whose work supports our mission and enriches our understanding or appreciation of Texas native plants. Awards are
**ARCHIVED POST ** Every year the Native Plant Society of Texas recognizes organizations and individuals that advance our mission. Their work will be honored during our 2022 symposium to be
Our annual awards for 2021 honor extraordinary people from all over Texas who have done amazing things that in some way, shape, or form champion our mission
Our Annual Awards
Awards of Appreciation 1982, Dr. Kenneth Fry1983, Billie Thompson1986, Bettye Jane Dodds1986, Benny J. Simpson1987, Vernon Wesby1987, Jim Holmes1990, Patty Leslie1990, Andy Wasowski1995, Carol Hendrick2005, Mike McBride and Dar Richardson2021,