Welcome to the Las Cruces Chapter

We are currently having hybrid meetings (in-person and broadcast on Zoom) at 7:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. We often have a social with refreshments starting at 6:30 p.m.. If you will be attending in-person, meet at the NMSU campus in the Biology Annex, Herbarium Building, 3080 Williams Avenue, Room 101. If you plan to attend on Zoom, you can obtain the link prior to each meeting by emailing your request to: LC [at] npsnm [dot] org.

Check the NPSNM website, the LC Chapter's Facebook page, and recent email for updates, changes, additional news, and other events and activities of interest. Some events of interest by other organizations become known only a few days before happening.

Native Plant Grant for NMSU students - Help the next generation of researchers, teachers, and enthusiasts achieve their educational goals!

The Las Cruces Chapter of the Native Plant Society invites you to help support NMSU graduate and undergraduate students as they pursue research and projects highly related to our organization's mission. In 2022, we offered our first $500 grant and would like to expand the program to help more NMSU students accomplish research and projects involving native plants. Join us by donating to the NMSU Student Native Plant Grant fund via the PayPal button:

The Las Cruces Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We’ll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation. Thank you!

For local native plant hikes and a list of excellent native plant candidates for Las Cruces gardens, click here! This list was created for Native Plant Week, which we celebrated on April 18th - 24th, 2021.

Past Zoom Meetings

Click here to view Zoom meetings from prior Las Cruces and statewide NPSNM meetings!


Chapter Officers

President: Gordon Berman

Vice-President: Ken Steigman

Membership: John Freyermuth

Treasurer: Mary Steigman

Recording Secretary: Cheryl Beymer

Chapter Representative: Joan Woodward

Conservation contact: Marcia Corl

Annual Reports

2020 Las Cruces Chapter Report (PDF)

2019 Las Cruces Chapter Report (PDF)

2018 Las Cruces Chapter Report (PDF)

2017 Las Cruces Chapter Report (PDF)

2016 Las Cruces Chapter Report (PDF)

2015 Las Cruces Chapter Report (PDF)

2014 Las Cruces Chapter Report (PDF)

2013 Las Cruces Chapter Report (PDF)

2012 Las Cruces Chapter Report (PDF)

2011 Las Cruces Chapter Report (PDF)