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June 2018

AT: NPSOT “A Love Affair with Pollinators: Confessions of a Citizen Scientist” by Lauren Simpson, Citizen Scientist & Nature Lover.

June 21 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Houston Arboretum, 4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 7, 77024
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FREE

Presentation Summary When you want to help pollinators survive in the city, you plant a wildlife-habitat garden at home! In this presentation, Ms. Lauren Simpson will share the story of St. Julian’s Crossing, her Houston home’s own wildlife-habitat gardens, which have welcomed 44 species of butterfly, close to 30 species of bee, and over 25 species of wasp─among numerous other wildlife species. Hear how a simple desire to support wildlife sparked a true love affair with pollinators, the wildscapes sustaining…

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VSP – Weekend Walks @Seabourne Creek Nature Park

June 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 State Highway 36,
Rosenberg, TX, 77471

Weekend Walks @ Seabourne Creek Nature Park, a VSP/Outreach Project (2.5 Hours VSP) that involves giving Guided Interpretive walks in the park.  Tours are available from 10am to 12pm at Seabourne Creek Nature Park.  Click here for Tour Literature:  Talking Points 7 Habitats of SCNP April 2015 and click here for New SCNP Trifold:  TMN Seabourne Brochure First Print march 16 (1) Volunteers are needed at 9:30am to Guide/Interpret walks, as well as, volunteers to Host an Information Booth at the…

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AT: Monarch Conservation Webinar

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FREE

Register now for the June 2018 Monarch Conservation Webinar! You will receive additional details about participating in the webinar in a follow up email prior to the webinar and on the confirmation page after completing this form. This is a collaborative effort between the Monarch Joint Venture and the National Conservation Training Center. We look forward to your participation! Title: Milkweed Seed Collection Date: Tuesday 6/26/2018, 2 PM Eastern Time Presenters: Hal Mann, President, Wild Ones Oak Openings Region Chapter.…

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VSP Seabourne Volunteer Day

June 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 State Highway 36 South
Rosenberg, TX 77471 United States

Come help out at Seabourne Creek Nature Park, our signature project!  There are several areas that we need help in: Butterfly Garden Weeding, mulching, planting Prairie Demo Garden Planning habitat gardens, planting, weeding, mulching, establishing water features, etc. Prairie Restoration Project Bumping up plants, weeding pots, help community volunteers plant prairie plants Arboretum Project Pruning, mulching, watering, nurturing the newly planted trees etc. Bird Sanctuary Filling bird feeders, maintaining bird sanctuary and bird blind areas Boy Scout Projects Eagle Scout…

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AT: Native Plant Propagation HNPAT

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Cross Building, 2700 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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FREE

Wally Ward will present a program on native plant propagation. Cultivating plants successfully from seed is something like law practice: many times cases turn on the facts. An experimental frame of mind and information from experts can bring success, especially with native plants. Occasional crop failures are also a learning tool, he shall be blunt about what can go wrong, too. Many desirable natives are difficult to obtain as mature plants, so some expertise and success with seeds can festoon…

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July 2018

AT: Chapter Meeting

July 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Rosenberg Civic Center, 3825 Texas 36 South
Rosenberg, Tx 77471
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Free

MEETING LOCATION!!  Click Rosenberg Civic Center below for the map of 3825 TX-36, Rosenberg, TX 77471. Come hear an expert speak about a timely topic at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be preceded by a social time and snacks at 6:30 p.m.    Around 8:00pm, we will have a short chapter general business meeting.    The meeting is free and open to all interested persons. The Texas Master Naturalists program is sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas A&M AgriLife…

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VSP Seabourne Volunteer Day

July 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2018

Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 State Highway 36 South
Rosenberg, TX 77471 United States

Come help out at Seabourne Creek Nature Park, our signature project!  There are several areas that we need help in: Butterfly Garden Weeding, mulching, planting Prairie Demo Garden Planning habitat gardens, planting, weeding, mulching, establishing water features, etc. Helping to build pergola and other hardscapes Prairie Restoration Project Bumping up plants, weeding pots, help community volunteers plant prairie plants Arboretum Project Pruning, mulching, watering, nurturing the newly planted trees etc. Bird Sanctuary Filling bird feeders, maintaining bird sanctuary and bird…

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AT: Certified Interpretive Guide Training

July 12 @ 8:30 am - July 15 @ 4:30 pm
Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030
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$230

Become a CIG and Improve Your Presentation Skills! Do you work at a park, museum, zoo, aquarium, nature center, or historic site? Do you give tours, provide public educational programming, offer presentations, or interact with the public? Register now for an upcoming CIG course in the Houston area! There is a $150 fee for Certification.

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VSP Chapter Board Meetings

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 18, 2018

AgriLife Extension Board Room, 1402 Band Rd
Rosenberg, TX, 77471--8678 United States
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CPCTMN Board meetings are open to chapter members and questions are welcome!  We are now meeting at 7pm.  So come see your board in action!

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VSP Seabourne Volunteer Day

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2018

Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 State Highway 36,
Rosenberg, TX, 77471

Come help out at Seabourne Creek Nature Park, our signature project!  There are several areas that we need help in: Butterfly Garden Prairie Demo Garden Prairie Restoration Project Bird Sanctuary Boy Scout Projects You will earn VSP hours and have a good time working with your fellow master naturalists! Seabourne is located at Map to Seabourne

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