NLCP Level 4 Houston Area - Online 05-18-2024

05/18/2024 08:45 AM - 04:00 PM CT


Zoom Online
Greater Houston Area, TX


Learn how to assess and create a stewardship plan for your land.


Presented by the Houston Chapter, Native Plant Society of Texas.

Online Presentations via ZOOM: Saturday, May 18 from 9 am - 2:40 pm. 
Optional in-person field trips:  Sunday, May 19 from 10 to noon, at the Sylvan Rodriguez Park.  The UH Coastal Center tour has been cancelled.  
Capacity will be limited to 20 for each. Note that the majority of the class will not be able to attend.

Class Outline:

NLCP Level 4: Stewardship of Native Plant Communities

  • What land stewardship is and why it matters
  • Applying stewardship - from urban yards to large natural areas
  • Threats to natural habitats and resulting impacts
  • How to create an effective land stewardship plan, including
    • researching and assessing what you have,
    • setting and prioritizing your goals,
    • prioritizing and implementing appropriate land management practices, and
    • monitoring and re-assesing the effectiveness of your land stewardship plan.


Mary Spolyar, Scott BuckelRuss Kane


Registration: Linda Foss or (830) 218-7211
Class specific: Margaret Gnewuch, or 713-657-0372

Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP)

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 Process

You must log in to register at the Member Price.   NPSOT creates an "account" for you the first time you register for an event or become a NPSOT member. All NPSOT-related records are stored on this account. When you "Click to register online", a "Log In" screen pops up. If you do not already have a login for NPSOT, set one up by filling in the email address used to complete your registration and clicking "Recover Account." Account records are secure and will not be shared.

If you are not a member or do not wish to login to your account, click the "X" in the upper right-hand corner of the pop-up screen to close it and complete the form below.

After Registration Watch for:
NPSOT registration confirmation email - check junk mail.
1 week prior to class - reminder email.
3 days prior to class - email with Zoom and class materials links.

NOTE: These emails are sent by the registration system and are prone to being caught by Spam filters. 

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.