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Kerr County Cactus and Succulent Society Kerrville, Texas

We meet at 7:00 pm on the third Tuesday of every month except December, in the conference room of the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, 505 Water Street, Kerrville. We occasionally meet elsewhere, so check the latest newsletter a few days before the meeting. We have informational programs and refreshments at every meeting.
Visitors are always welcome.

Membership dues are $10 for individuals and $15 for families. Our membership year starts in January.
To download a membership application (a small PDF file), click HERE. Or, for a printable brochure including a membership application (a small PDF file), click HERE

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Come to our Show on May 9–10, 2014

Click HERE for a flyer (small PDF file)

Our Newsletters

Our newsletters are published monthly, about a week before our meetings. They're in PDF format; if you need Adobe Reader for viewing PDF files, click here to download it for free.
To read a newsletter, just click on the month. Make sure you pick the correct year.

2013: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec  
2014: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr |

As stated above, these newsletters are in in PDF format.
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CACTI and PHILOSOPHY: a Web version of a PowerPoint presentation we received. It has beautiful pictures of cacti, with their names, and clever comments about life. (The credits at the end mention music, but the file we received didn't include the music).

COLD HARDY PLANTS: A list compiled by KCCSS member Bob Savage; a downloadable PDF file. Bob welcomes any additions or comments: use the Contact Us link and we'll forward it to him.

CSSA Cactus and Succulent Society of America
TACSS Texas Association of Cactus & Succulent Societies

ACCS Austin Cactus & Succulent Society
HCCS Houston Cactus & Succulent Society
NTCSS North Texas Cactus & Succulent Society, in Dallas
SACXS San Antonio Cactus and Xerophyte Society
TCSS Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society. Be sure to visit their Cactus Rescue page.

NPSOT Native Plant Society of Texas, Kerrville Chapter
Riverside Nature Center A wildlife and native plant sanctuary in Kerrville.

Cactus Explorer JUST ADDED A free online magazine published by the Cactus Explorers Club, based in Great Britan. Every issue has many well-written easy to read articles, with great photographs.
Cactus in Habitat A fantastic educational website created by Giovanna Anceschi & Alberto Magli, who have traveled throughout South America photographing and cataloguing cacti. After clicking on the beautiful introductory photo, scroll to the bottom and click on English (it's also in Spanish and Italian).
El Nopalito KCCSS Member Allen Duncan's website is back online with a new URL. He has a variety of cold-hardy succulents.
OldManCactus  "Your internet source for reasonably priced rare and unusual cacti and succulents."
YuccaDo Nursery "Your source for heat and drought tolerant plants"
Dave's Garden  Plant info, bug info, reference sources, a variety of gardening forums, and more.
Cactuspedia "is a website devoted to cactus, succulents and other xerophytes." Pictures and detailed info about individual plants.
CSPM Cactus and succulent Plant Mall. Tons of useful links to plant data, gardening info, cactus clubs, and events.
Cultivar A fabulous online magazine devoted to crested, monstrose, and other freaky forms of succulents.
CDRI Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, in Fort Davis, Texas. Info about deserts, the Institute, their Nature Center, and special events.
Peckerwood Garden in Hempstead, Texas: rare and unusual plants from the United States, Mexico, and Asia.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum, in Superior, Arizona: a huge educational collection of desert plants.
Irwin Lightstone Website of the excellent photographer we met at our February 2009 meeting.
Stapeliads: Hidden treasures of the Desert by Martin P Hegen: a huge photo gallery, lots of info, and links to his other nature galleries and other Stapeliad websites.

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KCCSS Photos

To view our photos in a new window, click HERE.

While you're there you can also view the Fredericksburg Rockhounds and other albums.
Thanks, Google, for your free Picasa Web Albums service!
Contact Us
Membership application (a 65K PDF file).
EMAIL us for comments about this website, or for more info about the KCCSS.

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