Clear Lake Chapter- Native Plant Society of Texas

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Native Plants On The Cheap

Online

What can you do when you are having a difficult time finding native plants to purchase? Grow them yourself!  This program on plant propagation will be presented by chapter members Martha Richeson, Nancy Saint, and Wendy Reistle. They will cover methods and tips for starting and growing native plants from seeds and cuttings.  Martha willRead More

Photographing Flowers

Online

Join the Native Plant Society of Texas for their chapter meeting on Zoom! Teri Whittaker will discuss her daily image project, how it improved her photography and led her to photographing flowers. She will explain what makes a great photograph, how she approaches photographing flowers outdoors and the tools she uses. This is a FREERead More

Native Plant Society of Texas Annual Symposium

Online

The Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) celebrates the importance of native plants to conservation and the community during our annual fall symposium, October 2 - 10. Attend up to 20 sessions, including online presentations and videos, starting with an in-person Monarch Waystation ribbon cutting at the Hill and Bell County I35 rest areas.

$40

Native Plant Society of Texas Fall Symposium

TX, United States

The Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) wants to protect our state's native plant heritage and preserve it for future generations. We are a non-profit organization run by volunteers, sponsoring educational programs, demonstration gardens, native plant sales and many other education and outreach activities. Most events are online and some are in-person.

$40

Fall Native Plant Sale

Environmental Institute of Houston, University of Houston-Clear Lake 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX, United States

The Plant Sale Committee invites you to a fall native plant sale on October 9, 2021, in the Habitat Garden of the Environmental Institute of Houston (EIH), located on the UHCL campus. For a list of trees, shrubs, and forbs available, visit our website. We will also host a presentation on Friday, October 8, focusingRead More

Free

Native Trees for Southeast Texas

Environmental Institute of Houston, University of Houston-Clear Lake 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX, United States

Let’s celebrate Texas Arbor Day (Nov. 5) by learning about some of Texas’ native trees. Our speaker Michael Merritt, Texas A&M Forest Service, will provide an overview of trees and shrubs commonly found in Southeast Texas and along the upper Gulf Coast. This will be a hybrid meeting. Join NPSOT online or in person atRead More

Free

Wetland Ecology: Why We Can’t Do Without Mosquitoes

Online

Insects, especially mosquitoes, have gotten a bad rap. But they do provide beneficial services that you may not have thought about. This February, let's show some love for what many consider pesky little critters. Andy Sipocz will talk about the role insects play in wetland ecology, including why mosquitoes are important.

Free

Native Plants for Butterflies and Moths

Online

This talk will leave you with the knowledge and resources needed to encourage and appreciate a wider diversity of caterpillars, butterflies, and moths in a Texas native plant garden. Goes beyond monarchs and milkweeds!

Free

Houston, we have a solution!

Online

Mark de Kiewiet will talk from his practical research as to how we can address the diminishing bee (and other pollinator) populations, considering both the managed and native bees. He will also draw from work done in the 1970s and the knowledge of some 2,000+ natural beekeepers in the USA. In recent years, Mark hasRead More

Free

The Fibonacci Sequence in Nature and Native Plants

Online

For centuries, mathematicians, artists, and architects have studied and used the Fibonacci sequence to create meaningful projects and great works of art. This presentation will explain the origins of this amazing phenomenon, which can be found in our everyday experiences, and inspire viewers to have a greater appreciation for geometry, nature, and native plants. PleaseRead More

Free

Native Plant Society of Texas–Who are we and what can we do for you?

Online

This is an overview of programs offered at the state level, and the perks, events, and benefits that local chapters provide. Carol Clark will cover the Native Landscape Certification Program, grants and scholarships, Texas Native Plants magazine, the annual symposium, and the Bring Back the Monarchs to Texas program, along with a host of funRead More

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