Headwaters at the Comal

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Water Watchers Summer Camp Session I

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

During this summer camp, 4th-6th graders will learn about the amazing water resources we have right here in New Braunfels and the Texas Hill Country. Young scientists will participate in lessons focusing on topics including: watersheds, groundwater, succession, geography, the water cycle, weathering, erosion, and deposition. Hands on activities will include: water testing, macroinvertebrate &Read More

$25
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Water Watchers Summer Camp Session I

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

During this summer camp, 4th-6th graders will learn about the amazing water resources we have right here in New Braunfels and the Texas Hill Country. Young scientists will participate in lessons focusing on topics including: watersheds, groundwater, succession, geography, the water cycle, weathering, erosion, and deposition. Hands on activities will include: water testing, macroinvertebrate &Read More

$25

Early Morning Tour: Erosion Management

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

Come see firsthand some of the erosion control techniques employed at Headwaters to manage stormwater. From berms and swales to other low-tech methods to control drainage issues, we'll demonstrate how to utilize our precious rainfall as a resource and keep as much rainwater on property as possible, while reducing damage from heavy rainfall events.

$5

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

Early Bird Morning

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

Come enjoy a quiet morning of birding at Headwaters and help us track bird populations in our area. This program is for birders of all skill levels, we only ask participants to log their finds on eBird or iNaturalist community science apps.

Free

The Science of Being a Dad: Nature Scavenger Hunt

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

Come search the Headwaters Trails for some of nature's elusive animals and plant life! This adventure helps assist dads in engaging in conversations with their kids in a quiet, natural setting. This class is designed for children 4 and up. This program is part of the SJRC Texas Fatherhood Initiative. The goal of the FatherhoodRead More

Free

Bat Talk & Walk

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

Did you know Texas is home to two of the largest bat colonies in the world? And they’re both a short drive from New Braunfels! Learn more about bats in our area and tricks to locate them in your neighborhood and then go on a search for bats at the Headwaters during this program ledRead More

$10

Cell Phone Photography

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

Join photographer Grace Pfeiffer exploring Headwaters and learning how to take amazing nature photographs, using your iPhone! You'll learn how to take high quality shots, edit photos on your iPhone, and what you can do with your photos once you've taken them!

$25

Restoration Tour: Native Plants

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

Enjoy a guided tour of Headwaters as we take a look at the native Texas plants on full display during the autumn season. Get inspired with ideas to replace your lawn, reduce water use, and add fall color and interest to your landscape. Attendees will look at and discuss a variety of drought tolerant, deer-resistant,Read More

DIY Rain Barrel Workshop

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

Learn how to make a rain barrel for your home garden from a member of the NBU Conservation and Customer Solutions department! All necessary supplies and materials, including the barrel, will be provided. You'll also learn about great home rebates that can save you money as you install your native garden bed or pocket prairie.

$40

Getting Started with Composting

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

This introductory look at composting covers all the basics you need to get started composting at home. Help minimize waste and turn yard debris & food scraps into a valuable resource for use in your yard or garden. No matter where you live or how much space you have, we have you covered. We willRead More

$20

Where to Put These New Plants- A Basic Landscaping Class

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

Have you bought a bunch of native plants and are now facing a dilemma on where to put them? Are you beginning to think about a new landscape? This class, led by Native Plant Society of Texas- New Braunfels Chapter Member Deedy Wright, will give you basic landscape principles to keep in mind as youRead More

$5
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