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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

Oak Cliff Nature Preserve Monthly Workday – August

Oak Cliff Nature Preserve 2875 Pierce St, Dallas, TX

Come help keep Oak Cliff Nature Preserve beautiful every month. In addition to individuals and families, we encourage you to bring a group and help us restore this urban treasure! Please RSVP so we'll know how many people to expect and can update you with any changes due to inclement weather. Arrive by 7:45 amRead More

Free

Marysee Prairie Monthly Workday

Marysee Prairie 30.254899°, -94.6800920176°, TX

Marysee Prairie is one of the last remnants of tallgrass prairie in the Big Thicket region. Come assist Texas Land Conservancy in their ongoing effort to revive and maintain the native grasses and wildflowers on this site near Batson, Texas. Work tasks vary by month, but they involve controlling the regrowth of woody species andRead More

Free

9 Natives Showcase Garden Volunteer Day

Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX

Interested in volunteering at the 9 Natives Showcase Garden at the Houston Museum of Natural Science? This monthly volunteer opportunity is the perfect way to get involved and support native plants in the heart of Houston! On the second Monday of each month, volunteers will maintain the garden by pulling weeds, planting new native plants,Read More

Stewardship Saturday

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Looking for a way to get your hands dirty and help the prairie? Come join us for a STEWARDSHIP SATURDAY! Volunteers help manage invasive species, plant native plants, and restore prairie habitats.

Free

How to Make Biostimulants from Organic Wastes

A&M Agrilife Research and Extension Center 17360 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX

During the interactive morning session Water Is Alive will demonstrate some of the ways biostimulants can be used to improve plant nutrient uptake by applying biostimulants and mycelium such as mycorrhizae to the plants roots. The first 10 participants will receive a gallon of onion-based biostimulant and a sample of mycorrhizae fungi. Please join usRead More

Free

Twilight Tour: Native Trees of Texas

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

Are you curious about what trees are appropriate to plant in our region? Enjoy a stroll around Headwaters as we look at and discuss a variety of native trees growing in our prairie and riparian ecosystems!

$5

BLC Presents: Bees, Tenders of our Gardens

Salado Outdoor Classroom 13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio

Come visit Phil Hardberger Park for a presentation on "BEES, The Tenders of our Gardens" hosted by the Butterfly Learning Center. Our presenter is Wendy Leonard, Nature Preserve Officer and Apiarist (a beekeeper). Wendy will talk about the fascinating life and social behavior of bees, and some ways you can support these small but mightyRead More

Free

The Trinity River Bioremediation Demonstration Project

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Originally designed for small streams affected by high levels of E coli and powered by student-made bio-filters, the Trinity River Bioremediation Demonstration that took place between June 15 and July 27 added 22,200 gallons of fermented onion juice to the John Bunker Sands Wetlands. The presentation on August 20 at the Wetland Center will explainRead More

Free

4th Saturday Nature Walk: Plant Adaptations to Heat and Drought

Urban Ecology Center 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX

Join us for an in-person nature walk led by our very own Park Naturalist, Jewell Cozort! She will teach us about the adaptations our native plants have developed to endure the harsh and varied summer weather we have here in San Antonio. Note: Please wear closed-toed shoes, dress for the weather, and bring water! RestroomsRead More

Free

Sign Up for Fall 2022 Volunteer Tree Planting Dates!

Online

The Houston Wilderness Fall 2022 Volunteer Tree Planting dates are up! If you or your corporate team would like to participate in large-scale tree planting of native Super Trees starting in September, sign up with our online form. We have several plantings planned for this fall tree planting season and we hope to see youRead More

Free

BLC Presents: Fall Pollinator Garden Tour

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX

Join us in Phil Hardberger Park for an informative tour of our Butterfly Learning Center Garden with Alamo Area Master Naturalist Nicki Apostolow. Nicki will lead a walk through the garden to discuss the fall-blooming native plants and the various pollinators they benefit from. Learn what plants you can plant at home to support theseRead More

Free

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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