Native Plant Society

Highland Lakes Native Plant Society

 The Native Plant Society of Texas
Highland Lakes Chapter

The Native Plant Society of Texas wants to preserve our state's rich heritage for future generations. NPSOT is a non-profit organization run by volunteers who work to promote native plant appreciation, research, and conservation through 33 chapters located around the state.

The Highland Lakes Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meets on the third Saturday of selected months. The Highland Lakes Chapter covers the Central Texas area around Burnet, Marble Falls and Kingsland. The next meeting will be Saturday, November 18th.

Next Meeting: Saturday, November 18th
Craig HensleyThe November 18 2017 NPSOT meeting speaker is going to be Park Interpreter and Naturalist Craig Hensley. He will be speaking on Butterflies and Native Wildflowers: Making Connections. He will speak about butterflies of Burnet County and the wildflowers upon which they depend. From nectar for adults to serving as host plants for caterpillars, native wildflowers are a critical link for butterflies.
Craig is the Park Interpreter and Resource Specialist at Guadalupe River State Park/Honey Creek SNA.

Celebrate Native Plant Week

OCTOBER 7, 2017       9 AM - 1 PM

 This year the celebration is at the Falls on the Colorado Museum

Buy Native Plants and visit our informational booths 

A Free speaker (see below)

Native Plant Sale at the Falls on the Colorado Museum
 9 AM - 1 PM

The Native Plant Society of Texas, Highland Lakes Chapter is pleased to sponsor the annual celebration of Texas Native Plant Week on Saturday, October 7 from 9:00 to 1:00.  Native plants will be offered for sale and timely and important program will be presented.  

The celebration will feature many varieties of native plants that have been locally grown by Native Plant Society members and Wright’s Nursery.  Proceeds from the plant sale will be used to establish a native landscape for the newest Habitat for Humanity home.  Please join the Native Plant Celebration. 

You are very fortunate to have the opportunity to hear

 a free program with Dr. Alice LeDuc

Native Plant Week Celebration SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017 9 AM TO 1 PM FALLS ON THE COLORADO MUSEUM MARBLE FALLS This year’s Native Plant Week celebration will feature as speaker Dr. Alice LeDuc, Adjunct Professor of Horticulture at Texas State University. She has a Ph.D. in Botany from The University of Texas.  She will speak at 10:30 a.m. on Propagation of Native Plants Using Seeds. There will also be available a specially featured tour of a private native plant garden. Cost $5. Information available at admission desk. This will be a great opportunity to purchase native plants. The Highland Lakes Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will partner with Habitat for Humanity, using funds from this event, to establish a native landscape for their newest home. For additional information, access our website at

Buy native plants at our sale and visit our informational booths.


   In-kind thanks to Wrights Nursery in Briggs and Printworks

 We appreciate all the volunteers who made last years event a success and hope to see everyone at this years event.

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