NLCP Level 1 Boerne In Person 4/6/2024

04/06/2024 08:00 AM - 03:30 PM CT


Boerne, TX


Learn about the benefits of native plants, desirable plants for your area and design considerations for your landscape. NLCP is a state-wide program, but classes focus on the characteristics and plants in the region in which they are taught.


Date and Time
Saturday, April 6; 8 am - 3:00 pm Check-in at 7:45 am (Bring a Lunch!)
Cibolo Center for Conservation, Nature Center Auditorium, 140 City Park Road

This class is presented by the Boerne chapter and the content is specific to the Boerne area ecoregion.

Class Outline
Level 1: Introduction to Native Landscapes

  • Learn the value of including and preserving native plants in landscapes
  • Understand the differences between sustainable and conventional development
  • Discover your Texas ecoregion, vegetation, and soil.
  • Become familiar with 45 native Texas plants recommended for your landscape and 5 plants to avoid

Level 1 is a prerequisite for Level 2 and 3. Level 1 is not required for Level 4 which can be taken as a standalone class. Levels 2, 3, 4 may be taken in any order.

Online Test:  After completing the class and plant walk, you will be sent a link to the online test which you will have 3 days to complete.

The Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP) is a four-level certification program that teaches the value of including and preserving native plants in landscapes. Classes focus on the characteristics and plants of the region in which they are taught. Check it out.


Registration: Linda Foss or (830) 218-7211
Veronica Hawk


Gary Fest
Brenda Fest
Terry Lashley
Ed Noack

Registration Process

You must log in to register at the Member Price.  If you are a member, have taken a class or attended an event in the past, an account has already been created for you. You may need to create a login for that account if you have not done so.  When you "Click to register online", a "Log In" screen pops up. Log in or create a login by filling in the email address used to complete your registration and clicking "Recover Account." 

If you are not a member, click the X to close the popup and complete the registration form below.   Account records are secure and will not be shared.  

After Registration:

Watch for several Emails sent from the registration system.  Check your junk mail as they are prone to being caught by spam filters.

  • NPSOT registration confirmation email - C
  • 1 week prior to class - reminder email
  • 3 days prior to class - an email with class materials and Zoom links
  • 1 day prior and day-of class - final reminder emails

Discount - NPSOT Members

Level 1: $45 for all
Levels 2, 3, 4 and Native Landscapes for Birds:

$50 - Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) members
$65 - Non-members. Become a NPSOT member. 


Contact: Linda Foss or (830) 218-7211. Fees may not be applied to future classes. Cancellations made by midnight on the Monday prior to class are eligible for a refund. Upon cancellation, a $10 handling fee is deducted from the refund. Thanks for your understanding in this matter.