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(VH) Allen Senior Center Garden Maintenance

Allen Senior Recreation Center 451 E. St. Mary Dr., Allen

Volunteers needed at the Allen Senior Center Garden on these days. Sunday morning 8:30 to 10:30 on 8/9. As of 7/19 the Gregs Blue mist flower, Texas Lantana, Turks Cap and Milkweed are blooming. Need some TLC to get ready for fall. Park in front and walk behind the senior center to the garden. This... Read More →

(VH) Erwin Park Prairie Restoration

Erwin Park 4300 Co Rd 1006, McKinney

Dave is planning a workday with plenty of time to make observations on the prairie restoration. Meet: He will start at the Hilltop Pavillion near the parking lot. Project: Prairie restoration in open space on the hill top at Erwin Park in McKinney. Location: 4300 County Road 1006, Mckinney, TX 75071 Volunteer Opportunities: Litter removal; removing... Read More →

(VH) LLELA Work Crew – “Monday Mayhem”

LLELA 201 E Jones St, Lewsville

Every Monday 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Contact Restoration Manager Richard Freiheit at or call 214.264.8047 Want to get a feel for LLELA prairie restoration? Check out Richard's LLELA Work Group Facebook group. Sign up and keep up with what's going on. Help in LLELA’s native plant nursery. Assist in workdays to plant prairie... Read More →

(AT) BPTMN Meeting


Program:  Blackland Prairie Chapter August 2020 Monthly Meeting  Date:  Tuesday, August 11, 2020  Time:  7:00 pm-9:00 pm  Naturalist Talk Speaker | Topic:  Dave Powell | Restoring Prairie Habitat on Public Land Description:  Dave will share the history, successes, and pitfalls he’s experienced while leading the Wylie and McKinney prairie restoration projects, from making restoration proposals... Read More →

(VH) LLELA Wednesday Work Crew

LLELA 201 E Jones St, Lewsville

LLELA Wednesday Crew" - Weekly prairie restoration and greenhouse work. See the "Richard's LLELA Work Group" facebook page at 9-noon, rain or shine For people of all physical levels. Greenhouse tasks, transplanting, seed harvesting, and more.  Dress for the weather and bring work gloves, snacks and plenty of water. Meet at the LLELA 9 am... Read More →

(VH) Wylie Prairie Restoration Project

Wylie Prairie Restoration 300 Country Club Rd #300, Wylie

Dave is planning a workday with plenty of time for observations of the restoration project. Meet: He will meet on the far northeast corner of the parking lot in front of the Wylie Library. Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am Project: Prairie restoration in open space in front of and behind the Wylie Library. Location:  300 Country... Read More →

(AT) Texas Plants

Microsoft TEAMS

AT ONLINE – Texan Plants - AgriLife University Virtual Class – August 13 Hi there BPTMN Members! This is Texas AgriLife Water University Virtual Class. PLEASE NOTE:  The Water University offers the same classes three times per year.  As a result, you may only claim AT one time per year for each topic.  If you... Read More →

(AT) Medicinal Applications of Native Plants


AT ONLINE - Cross Timbers NPSOT Meeting – Medicinal Applications of Native Plants – August 13 Program:  Medicinal Applications of Native Plants Speaker:  Dr. Ricky Linex Description:  This free online presentation will begin at 6:30 PM with a short business meeting of the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) Cross Timbers Chapter by President Caroll... Read More →

(VH) LLELA Workday

LLELA 201 E Jones St, Lewsville

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. With the heat, the work will be close to shade and water—in the LLELA nursery.  Join Jonathan for maintenance and weeding of the nursery plants. Volunteers meet at the Green House between 8:45 and 9:00 AM. Work wraps up about noon. Dress for the weather and... Read More →