Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities Blog

Insect Expo

Members of GWMN have been invited by Wizzie Brown to volunteer at the INSECT EXPO sponsored by the  Southwestern Branch of the Entomological Society of America. Date:   April 10th from 8AM- 2PM. Location: Wyndham Garden Hotel (3401 South IH-35 , Austin, TX 78741). https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham-garden/austin-texas/wyndham-garden-austin/overview The kids arrive at 9, so we request that volunteers be there at 8am to familiarize themselves with stations.  We’ll have coffee!!  I’ve included some sites where folks can look at (and borrow for more recruitment) photos and videos of previous Insect Expos… Read More →

River Ranch County Park

  Below is a list of service opportunities at River Ranch County Park for interested Texas Master Naturalists.  Your time, expertise, and vision are vital to the development and continued success of the park. To volunteer for GWMN service opportunities, please contact the project leader, Dave Armstrong dba1940@att.net  512-260-7477. 2017 Work Project Calendar March 25 :  Wildflower and Prairie Grass Surveys April 29:  Invasive species removal around oak trees along main road May 20:  Cleanup around homestead area (mow, weed-eat, remove cactus brush from equipment, trim trees; photograph and… Read More →

WILLIAMSON COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS PLANT SALE

GWMN will have a “Learning Center” booth at the Williamson County Master Gardener’s Annual Plant Sale and Garden Show.  We need  GWMN volunteers who are willing to respond smilingly to questions from the curious public about the Master Naturalist program, training, certification, et al. We will have four two hour time slots starting at 8:00 AM to 4:oo PM. We need two volunteers to sign up per two-hour time slot.  Please sign up for your time slot on Sign-Up Genius. The event will take place on Saturday, April… Read More →