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Native Plant Society of Texas
Native Plant Spring Symposium
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Award-winning author Dr Doug Tallamy will deliver the keynote address at the Spring Symposium on April 26.  This event is sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

REGISTRATION

Before April 18 - $55 ($50 NPSOT & LBJWC members). After April 18 - $65.

Register at http://www.npsot.org/springsymposium2014.

Call 830-997-9272 or email state@npsot.org for more information.

LOCATION

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, Texas, 78739

SCHEDULE

8:00 am CHECK IN
8:30 am - 8:45 am WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
8:45 am - 9:45 am BRINGING NATURE HOME: Gardening for Life!
Dr. Douglas Tallamy, University of Delaware
9:45 am – 10:00 am BREAK
10:00 am - 11:00 am A NEW ERA FOR THE LADY BIRD JOHNSON WILDFLOWER CENTER
Dr. Damon E. Waitt, University of Texas at Austin
11:00 am – 12:00 pm REMARKABLE PLANTS OF TEXAS
Matthew Warnock Turner, Author
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm TEXAS' NEWEST CAJUN PRAIRIE PRESERVE
Jason Singhurst, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm BREAK
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm TEXAS HUMMINGBIRDS
Mark Klym, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm DOOR PRIZE/ CLOSING REMARKS

ACCOMMODATIONS

Many options for lodging are available in Austin. We recommend you try making reservations at the following two hotels as they are closest to the Wildflower Center.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites
Austin-Sunset Valley
4892 Highway 290 West
Austin, Texas 78735
512.891.9500

La Quinta Inn and Suites Southwest Mopac, Austin
4424 Southwest Mopac Expressway
Austin, Texas 78735
512.899.3000

MEALS

For those of you that will be staying for a weekend getaway, there are a number of fine restaurants located in Austin. For a complete local restaurant listing, browse online at the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau website, or The Austin Restaurant Guide.

 

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