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
The course includes a classroom session and an outdoor plant knowledge walk.
The Native Plant Society (NPSOT) offers two levels of certificates:
Completion - attend the full day
Competency - attend the full day and pass a test at the end of the class
Students graduating with either certificate may progress to another level.