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Texas Trees Foundation Richardson Tree Giveaway

Dallas College Richland Campus, Parking Lot C 12800 Abrams Rd., Dallas

Texas Trees Foundation is partnering with State Farm and the Arbor Day Foundation to distribute 500 trees to Richardson residents. Pre-registration is now open and walk-up registration will be available while supplies last. To receive a free tree, you must live within Richardson City Limits. (Dallas Metro Area)

Free

Fall Native Plant Sale

Environmental Institute of Houston, University of Houston-Clear Lake 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston

The Plant Sale Committee invites you to a fall native plant sale on October 9, 2021, in the Habitat Garden of the Environmental Institute of Houston (EIH), located on the UHCL campus. For a list of trees, shrubs, and forbs available, visit our website. We will also host a presentation on Friday, October 8, focusingRead More

Free

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center – Plants for Birds Sale

Cedars Hill Farmers Market 300 Houston St., Cedar Hill

Plants for Birds: Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center will be offering Texas native plants at the local Cedar Hill Farmers Market. Groundcovers, wildflowers, shrubs, and more will be available at each market. Adding native plants provides habitat in our urban environments for birds and other wildlife.

Field Trip: Marathon’s HEART Projects

Holland Park N Humble Camp Rd, Dickinson

We will visit several projects of Marathon’s Habitat Enhancement, Awareness and Recycle Team (HEART): Holland Park Birding Area, a joint project with the City of Texas City, and the following projects located on company property - Butterfly Boulevard, Learning Lanes, 29th Street Duck Pond, and Warbler Woods. The tour, led by Regina Cooper, will startRead More

Free

Unique Pollinators

TX

This presentation by entomologist Nathan Hermond will focus on groups and species of pollinators that are less familiar to the general public. The goal is to spread awareness of the variety of species in different parts of the world and provide tools for people to conserve and enhance pollinator biomes for these special species. Additionally,Read More

Free

Restoration Tour: Pollinators & Host Plants

Headwaters at the Comal 333 E Klingemann St, New Braunfels

Celebrate the Texas Pollinator BioBlitz with a special pollinator focused tour! Adding native plants to your landscape has so many benefits, not only for humans but for the beneficial birds, insects and butterflies that rely on them for food and shelter. Come witness the diversity of host plants and the pollinators supported by this restoredRead More

$5

Author Presentation by Jonathan Meiburg

TX

In support of the 2021 Monarch Butterfly & Pollinator Festival in San Antonio, Bexar Audubon Society is sponsoring guest speaker Jonathan Meiburg via Zoom. Jonathan will discuss caracaras, the subject of his fascinating book, "A Most Remarkable Creature." Online

Free

Fall Monarch Migration Game

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio

Come play a game of migration with us! ‘Journey' to up many different colorful and informational stations while learning all about the Monarch butterfly. Participants can choose to move through one to four different pathways: life cycles, host plants, nectar plants, and/or geography. Identify the stages of metamorphosis and the native plants necessary for theirRead More

Free

DIY Rain Barrel Workshop

Headwaters at the Comal 333 E Klingemann St, New Braunfels

Learn how to make a rain barrel for your home garden from a member of the NBU Conservation and Customer Solutions department! Bring your own 32 gallon, heavy duty trash can or large container to follow along with the demonstration. All other necessary supplies and materials will be provided. You'll also learn about great homeRead More

$20

Audubon Texas – Songbird Supper, Back to the Prairie

Trinity River Audubon Center 6500 S Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas

The Trinity River Audubon Center (TRAC) signature Songbird Supper event coincides with fall bird migration. Songbird Supper gives attendees the unique experience of having a dinner in TRAC’s Blackland Prairie as the sun is setting, creating a wonderful natural atmosphere. Because of the unique setting, Songbird Supper is a most beloved and popular event. TheRead More

$200

Halloween at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney

Experience Collin County’s premier family-friendly Halloween event at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. Halloween at the Heard features a safe environment to experience the joy of trick-or-treating along the eerie Dinosaurs Live! Live-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs trail. Families will enjoy an evening full of fun activities including a presentation of a family-friendly movie onRead More

$15

Texas Longleaf Team 2021 Fall Meeting

Fredonia Hotel and Conference Center 200 N Fredonia St, Nacogdoches

The Texas Longleaf Team fall meeting will be held in conjunction with the Texas Forestry Association's Annual Meeting at the Fredonia Hotel and Conference Center in Nacogdoches, TX. Agenda topics will include a State of the Team update from TLIT Coordinator Jenny Sanders; a presentation from The Longleaf Alliance, “Texas Longleaf: The Western Edge ofRead More

Free

Audubon Texas – Shorebirds and Sea Turtles of the Upper Texas Coast

TX

Guest speaker Christopher D. Marshall is a Professor in the Department of Marine Biology and the Director for the Gulf Center for Sea Turtle Research at Texas A&M University, Galveston Campus.The Gulf Center for Sea Turtle Research was created to address the data gaps and research needs to conserve sea turtles in Texas, the westernRead More

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