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Autumn Scavenger Hunt: Trees!

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

Fall is one of the best times to take a walk in the park and look at the trees! Stop by one of our Volunteer Greeter's Tables to pick up a tree scavenger hunt in celebration of Arbor Day. Take the scavenger hunt out into the park to check off which trees you identify. FunRead More


Star Party!

Around the Savanna 8400 Northwest Military Highway, San Antonio, TX

Come observe the night sky and learn about constellations and the planets with the San Antonio Astronomical Association! Take turns looking through a telescope to see the stars, planets, and moon in the cool night air. Please bring your own flashlight, dress for the weather, and a chair, and park in the Urban Ecology CenterRead More


Storytime: Celebrating Traditions

Children's Nature Play Area 8400 NW Military HW, San Antonio

Join Mrs. Wendy and her friends this morning for songs and stories that celebrate traditions! The Park is a special place for sharing and community, and Storytime is about imagination! We'll talk about some holidays that are special to us, and we hope to learn what days are special to you! Listen to a varietyRead More


Family Outdoors: Holiday Hike & Ornaments

Salado Outdoor Classroom 13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio

Join our Education Coordinator Mr. David on a cool morning nature walk to the Land Bridge and back! The group will gather at the Salado Outdoor Classroom building and head onto the trails. Along the way, we'll stop to look at plants and any wildlife- before heading back to the classroom to make some natureRead More


Art in the Park: Winter Pastels

Salado Outdoor Classroom 13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio

Meet at the Outdoor Salado Classroom. Once gathered, the group will head out onto the trails on the east side of the park to find inspiration. Using pastels and clipboards, we will create several small pastel drawings out in the park. Encounter the tree that inspired Mayor Phil Hardberger, explore the Borrow Pit, and learnRead More


Family Outdoors: Bugs Galore!

Phil Hardberger Park, Salado Outdoor Classroom 13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio

Bring some friends or the whole family for a morning walk in the park! We'll begin with a brief lesson on all things arthropod in the Salado Outdoor Classroom, including looking at some live bugs! Then, we'll take a walk in the park to see what we can find. We'll have a scavenger hunt andRead More


Wild About Texas Wildflowers

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

Don't you love all the gorgeous wildflowers that are coming into bloom? Curious about them? Join Deedy Wright to talk wildflowers. Learn their names, where they like to grow, and how you might grow some of your own next year.


BLC Presents: 5 Common Butterflies of Texas and their Host Plants

Phil Hardberger Park, Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX

Join us for a garden lesson at our Butterfly Learning Center Garden with Master Naturalist, Emily Hawthorn. Learn about 5 common butterflies seen in Texas and how you can support their habitat with plants that are native and readily available at local nurseries. Leave with the knowledge and plants that will bring butterflies to yourRead More


The Strange and Wondrous Adaptations Birds Rely On to Get By by Dr. Roger Lederer

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

Dr. Roger Lederer is Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences at California State University, Chico, whose expertise is ecology, science education, and ornithology. He has published over 30 scientific research papers and eleven books. His program will address the myriad, and often almost miraculous, things that birds do every day to merely stay alive, based onRead More


4th Saturday Nature Walk: Trees in Hardberger Park

Phil Hardberger Park 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX

Join us for an in-person nature education presentation by Lissa Martinez and Michael Nentwich of the Bexar Branches Alliance. They will talk about the various trees in the park and why different species are vital to our park's ecosystem. If you've ever wanted to learn more about identifying native trees and how to support them,Read More


Native Landscape Certification Program Class: NLCP Level 4 San Antonio – Hybrid


NLCP is a series of day-long classes that teach best practices for native plant landscaping – including wildlife habitat gardening. Classes are adapted to the ecoregion in which they are offered and include an indoor training session and a plant identification section. We show you how to use native plants in the landscape; you willRead More


Saturday SEAM Series: Weather Wonders

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

Join us as we explore the fun, and sometimes wild, weather Spring brings to South Texas. Students will create tornado tubes and home made quicksand, learn how lightning is made, and put a cloud in a bottle!


Native Plants 101

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

During this beginners workshop, you'll take a tour of Headwaters to see a native landscape at work, learn from experts with the Native Plant Society of Texas-New Braunfels Chapter about the most low maintenance, but beautiful, native plants you can enjoy, and get tips on the best plants for your yard conditions. We'll even haveRead More