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Learn about the value of including and preserving natives in landscapes at Native Plant Society of Texas Lindheimer Chapter's Level 1 Introduction to Native Landscapes. It's the first in a three-part series required for native landscape certification.

Registration is now open for Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) Lindheimer Chapter’s Level 1 Introduction to Native Landscapes class.

The day-long class runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9 at Tye Preston Memorial Library, 16311 South Access Rd., Canyon Lake, and includes two classroom sessions and an outdoor plant identification walk.

Participants will learn:

  • the value of including and preserving natives in landscapes
  • the differences between conventional and sustainable (with natives) landscaping
  • about Texas vegetation region and soils
  • about 45 native Texas plants for your landscape and five plants to avoid

Level 1 is a prerequisite for levels 2 and 3 in NPSOT’s Native Landscape Certification Program. The course is worth six CEUs for the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association (TNLA) and seven hours of advanced training for Texas master naturalists.

The fee is $45. Snacks/drinks will be provided but participants should bring a lunch. For more information or to register online, visit http://npsot.org/wp/nlcp. To register by mail, contact Meg Inglis at nlcp@npsot.org or call 512-589-1316.

NPSOT’s Lindheimer Chapter promotes research, conservation and utilization of native plants and plant habitats of Texas through education, outreach and example.

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