The Collin County Chapter of NPSOT meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in Laughlin Hall at the Heard Museum in McKinney.
The Heard Museum’s address is 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069.
There is a social time before meetings which start at 6:45 p.m.
Guests are invited to join us at the monthly meetings.

Click on the month you want to read about:
January 2 Meeting
February 6 Meeting
March 6 Meeting
April 3 Meeting
May 1 Meeting
June 5 Meeting
July 3 Meeting
August 7 Meeting
September 4 Meeting
October 2 Meeting
November, No Meeting, Annual Potluck
December, No Meeting, Happy Holidays

The Heard Museum is located just off Highway 138 on One Nature Place.
Our formal meetings are January through October.
We wrap up our year with a potluck dinner in November and spend December with our families.

In addition to featuring a speaker at our meetings, members bring in their native plants for show and tell.

Please note:

If you would like to be added to our e-mail list for upcoming chapter meeting notices, please e-mail the NPSOT Collin County Programs officer, William Woodfin at Click to Email the Programs Chair

**Meetings Topics and Dates for 2018**

January 2: What is the NPSOT State Board?

Presented by Bill Hopkins, NPSOT Past President and State Webmaster.

February 6: Topic: Scabiosa atropurpurea:  multi-year study of the plant invading North-central Texas
roadsides and Fields.

Presented by Brandon Belcher, North Texas  Preserves Manager for The Nature Conservancy
Clymer Meadow Preserve.

March 6: Topic: Sex in the Garden:  It’s about pollinators and plant relationships

Speaker: Janet D. Smith, Dallas Chapter

April 3: Topic: Forest Types of North Central Texas

Speaker:  Suzanne Tuttle, NPSOT VP Environmental Liaison and Past Director of the Ft. Worth Nature Center

May 1: Guided Walk at the Heard

We will start an hour earlier, at 6:00 pm

Meet in front of the Heard.  This will be a guided walk to look at the plants in the meadows and woods at the Heard

June 5: Topic: Natives for the Shade

Speaker: Cindy Kearney, President of the Dallas Chapter of NPSOT

July 3: No Meeting — Enjoy your holiday.

August 7: Topic: TBD

September 4: Topic: The annual Show and Tell

A slide show containing plant and garden photographs taken by members.

Send your pictures to
Click to Email the John Worley,

October 2: Topic: TBD

November No Meeting — Annual Potluck Dinner

There will be no meetings in November or December.
Happy Holidays


Volunteer Opportunities:

Our organization depends on the active support of members. If you’re interested in becoming a chapter officer or work on a committee, please contact William Woodfin, Collin County Programs officer by e-mail at Click to Email the Programs Chair, or at a chapter meeting.