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Native Plant Society of Texas Annual Symposium

Online

The Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) celebrates the importance of native plants to conservation and the community during our annual fall symposium, October 2 - 10. Attend up to 20 sessions, including online presentations and videos, starting with an in-person Monarch Waystation ribbon cutting at the Hill and Bell County I35 rest areas.

$40

Texas Water Foundation Rainmaker Dinner

Bullock Texas State History Museum 1800 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, TX

Each year, Texas Water Foundation celebrates a remarkable water sector leader at our annual Rainmaker Award Dinner. This year, TWF is proud to honor Brooke Paup, Texas Water Development Board's recently appointed Chairperson, and the first woman to occupy this role. Brooke represents a new generation of water leadership at a time when infrastructure isRead More

$150

2021 Leadership Summit: A Hill Country Conservation Reunion

The Hall at Jester King Brewery 13187 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX

The Hill Country Leadership Summit is the Hill Country Alliance’s premiere annual gathering, and provides an opportunity for learning, networking, and being inspired among our region’s top community leaders, conservation practitioners, and natural resource managers. This year's summit will be held in-person in an open-air setting on September 30 from 8 AM – 4 PMRead More

$20

2021 Texas Children in Nature Network Summit

Botanical Research Institute of Texas 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX

During this two-day Summit, TCiNN will bring together health, education, built environment, faith and conservation community leaders to shape an even brighter future for the children of Texas. TCiNN will convene over 250 community leaders to strengthen the network and develop opportunities and policies that will connect more children and families in nature.

$150

Texas Brigades 30-Year Celebration

Vista Oaks Event Center 8192 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX

Texas Brigades is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that began 30 years ago, as a single youth camp focused on the ecology of bobwhite quail. Since, it has expanded to include additional programming in pursuit of furthering wildlife and natural resource conservation education, strengthening leadership development, and connecting youths across Texas to the outdoors, stewardship, andRead More

$75

Native Plants 101

Headwaters at the Comal 333 E Klingemann St, New Braunfels, TX

Have you dreamed of having a garden full of flowers? Do you want to bring color to your yard, but don't know where to start? Are you looking to create habitat for pollinators like hummingbirds and butterflies? It's easy to get all of this without breaking the bank or using much water, you just needRead More

$20

Mentor Training – Land, Water, & Wildlife Expeditions

TX

Participants will be trained how to plan and conduct an expedition experience, as well as how to recruit landowners, volunteers, and natural resource experts for events. Trainees will also hear from guest speakers about topics such as Social Emotional Learning (SEL), geographic information systems applications, interpretive practices and techniques, and how to use citizen scienceRead More

$75

Conservation Series #3 Event: Pollinator

Desert Door Distellery 211 Darden Hill Rd., DRIFTWOOD, TX

We’re excited to share how you can support native pollinators as we kick off to our first-ever conservation month! Conservation is a core value for Wild Spirit Wild Places and our founding entity, Desert Door. Each year we partner to complete a signature conservation project that promotes responsible stewardship in the great state of Texas.Read More

$50

Wild Talk: Planting for Pollinators

The Rackhouse at Desert Door Distillery 211 Darden Hill Road, Driftwood, TX

Come join us for a seminar with Rachel Raise, a licensed landscape architect and owner of Raise Design Studio. Rachel will share tips and techniques for creating a native pollinator habitat, no matter how big your space is! We will discuss how to plant for specific pollinators, create strategies for planting design, learn how toRead More

$15

Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course

Rudder Tower 401 Joe Routt Blvd, College Station, TX

The Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course has a rich tradition and historical place in the programs emanating from the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University. Dating as far back as 1942, Professor John K Riggs started the first in a series of Beef Cattle Short Courses held on the campus of TexasRead More

$240

2022 Rainmaker of the Year Award Dinner

The Bullock Texas State History Museum 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX

The Texas Rainmaker Award acknowledges exceptional leaders who are making lasting impacts in Texas water. There are few Texas champions that have impacted Texas water as much as L'Oreal Stepney. She has served in leadership positions at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for nearly three decades and was named Deputy Executive Director in 2020.Read More

Price Varies

Native Plant Society of Texas Fall Symposium

Alpine Civic Center 801 W Holland Ave, Alpine, TX

Native Plant Society of Texas Hybrid Fall Symposium will focus on the native plants of the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas. The annual symposium is being held in Alpine, Texas on September 22 - 25 and will highlight native vegetation communities found in the Trans-Pecos region. Includes field trips! Members and non-members who do notRead More

$235
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