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Challenges & Opportunities for Outdoor Learning in Texas

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Join the National Wildlife Federation as we delve into how to bring teaching outside for young children even when the environment may be a bit… hostile (thanks Texas). With a lens on early childhood, we will look at how and why outdoor learning benefits students, how to conduct a risk assessment, what to do withRead More

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Bexar Audubon Monthly Meeting: 30,000 Miles in Search of Godwits, from the Mexican Border to the Arctic Ocean by Bruce Beehler, PhD

Alamo Colleges District Conference Room 2222 N. Alamo, San Antonio, TX, United States

In this in-person (and online) illustrated lecture, Dr. Beehler will recount the highlights of his more than five months in the field, from Nome and Point Barrow to Tuktoyaktuk, Moosonee, and Monomoy Island, searching for Hudsonian Godwits. Between 2019 and 2022, Dr. Bruce Beehler completed five field trips. He visited stop-over sites through the GreatRead More

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Mindfulness in Nature

Online

We depend on nature for our health, well-being, and survival. There is a growing body of research that proves the many benefits of spending time in nature from simply walking in the park to engaging in clinical ecotherapy interventions. Mindfulness is an ancient practice that has been clinically proven to support mental health. Participants inRead More

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RWFM Stewardship Webinar Series: Wild Pigs in Texas

Online

The May 4 webinar topic will be on wild pigs in Texas presented by James Long, project coordinator, Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute. This presentation will introduce landowners to the spread of these invaders across both the U.S. and Texas and explain some of the biology and environmental factors that have led to their rapidRead More

$35

Houston, we have a solution!

Online

Mark de Kiewiet will talk from his practical research as to how we can address the diminishing bee (and other pollinator) populations, considering both the managed and native bees. He will also draw from work done in the 1970s and the knowledge of some 2,000+ natural beekeepers in the USA. In recent years, Mark hasRead More

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How You Can Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

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Join us as we discover the impact of invasive species on our local communities, and ways we can minimize their impact! Hosted by Ashley Morgan-Olvera, M.S., the Research and Education Director for Texasinvasives.org. Ms. Morgan-Olivera has worked extensively with federal, state, and local groups setting up invasive insect, mollusk, and plant pathogen field surveys. SheRead More

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How to Talk to Kids About Climate Change

Online

Climate change creates a lot of big feelings for kids and adults alike. Join us to learn how to process these feelings and create a safe space for kids to do the same. We will explore emotions and provide practical tools and techniques you can use today!

Free

RWFM Stewardship Webinar Series: Algal Blooms and Management

Online

This program is on all things algae and cyanobacteria. We will cover how to identify the main groups of algae, from micro to macro forms, as well as, cyanobacteria and other harmful algal blooms. Once identified, we will briefly discuss their biology and how that plays a role in the pond’s ecosystem and management. SpecificRead More

$35

Family Time in Nature Virtual Workshop

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Free virtual workshop presented by Children & Nature Network featuring Heather Kuhlken, founder and executive director of Families in Nature and Denice Rochelle, founder and director of The Bronze Chapter. This workshop will focus on breaking down barriers to taking your family outside - including what to do when you finally get there!

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Green Schoolyards as a Climate Change and Health Solution

Online

As temperatures rise and heat waves become more frequent and intense because of climate change, it’s critical to understand how trees and other sources of shade affect temperatures and how children play, especially in under-resourced communities that often have higher temperatures, less nature access, and less supportive environments for physical activity than other communities. Further,Read More

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The Fibonacci Sequence in Nature and Native Plants

Online

For centuries, mathematicians, artists, and architects have studied and used the Fibonacci sequence to create meaningful projects and great works of art. This presentation will explain the origins of this amazing phenomenon, which can be found in our everyday experiences, and inspire viewers to have a greater appreciation for geometry, nature, and native plants. PleaseRead More

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Unstructured play in LiiNK Schools for Positive Health Benefits in Children

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Due to state and federal funding, U.S. schools are focused on testing and learning outcomes, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, teachers and administrators feel that children are significantly more aggressive than ever before. Overwhelming children with increased loads of learning content and long days in the classroom may not be the answer. Rather, children needRead More

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July Monthly Meeting: Restoring and Creating Pollinator Habitats by Dr. Sean Griffin

Alamo Colleges District Conference Room 2222 N. Alamo, San Antonio, TX, United States

Dr. Sean Griffin is the Director of Science and Conservation at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, where he leads research focused on large-scale habitat restoration in Texas and the conservation of rare and declining plants. Sean will discuss two ongoing pollinator restoration projects at the LBJ Wildflower Center and throughout north-central Texas. With overRead More

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