In any given natural area there are groups of plants that collectively are called communities. 

A field, pasture, woods or any other natural area does not stay the same year to year.  These communities are constantly changing and evolving even if there is not any disturbance to the land. 

Disturbances from fire, livestock recreation or other reasons will alter and possibly diversify plant species and the frequencies of these plants. Knowing how these changes can affect the landscape is important information for landowners and nature lovers.

The Prairie Rose Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas is hosting a meeting on plant succession and plant communities at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at the Citizen’s Center.  

If you have small or large acreage, it’s important to understand what is happening on your land and your role in it.  

Michael Willson, a rangeland management specialist from Weatherford, will give the presentation.  

The meeting is free and open to the public.