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September 2017

VSP Seabourne Volunteer Day

September 20 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 25, 2017

Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 State Highway 36,
Rosenberg, TX, 77471
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Come join us out at Seabourne Creek Park. There are several areas in which chapter members can volunteer. Garden plots are still up for adoption in the Prairie Demo Garden and we work with new adopters. The SCNP Butterfly Garden is another garden that volunteers can work in and learn about the butterfly host and nectar plants. We will also be bumping up and propagating prairie plants at the prairie area, as well as supervising prairie plantings.  Volunteers can take…

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AT: Native Plant Society of Texas

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 18, 2017

Houston Arboretum, 4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 7, 77024
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http://npsot.org/wp/houston/plants-of-the-month/monthly-meetings/ AT - 1 hour to AT: Native Plant Society of Texas  

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CANCELLED — GCBO Xtreme Hummingbird Event – come anyway

September 23 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, 103 Texas 332
Lake Jackson, TX 77566 United States
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Hummingbird Nest

The Gulf Coast Bird Observatory folks will hold their regular 3rd Saturday, September 23, bird banding teaching session.  There are usually some hummingbirds to band. 1 hr AT to AT: GCBO Events for 1st time attendees

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VSP – Weekend Walks @Seabourne Creek Nature Park

September 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 indefinitely

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

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Connections between People and Nature: Biodiversity Web meeting with Professor Kerri Crawford, Assistant Professor of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston Discuss global threats to biodiversity and why we should care, including how biodiversity influences natural systems and provides ecosystem services that we rely on.  She will present examples from her own work, such as experiments that tested how plant diversity influences restoration outcomes in coastal ecosystems and how soil microbes influence plant community diversity. Finally, she will…

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AT: Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshop-Plum Creek

September 26 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The free workshop will include both indoor classroom presentations and an outdoor field portion at the river to discover how it functions and the role of riparian vegetation in properly functioning systems. RSVPs are required by Sept. 21, 2017 by going online at this link or complete this form send to Clare.Entwistle@ag.tamu.edu. A catered BBQ lunch is available for $10 or you may bring a lunch. Lockhart State Park Recreation Hall 2012 State Park Rd, Lockhart, Texas 76528 CEU's and…

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AT: Great Animal Migrations-Day Series

September 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 8, 2017

Rice University, 6100 Main
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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Glenn Olsen's class examines how and why birds, butterflies, dragonflies, whales, seals and other animals embark on great migrations. 1.5 hr AT each class, 9 total to AT: GCBO Events or AT: Audubon Lectures

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Wild Texas Film Tour–cancelled in Houston

September 27

Wild Texas Film Tour has cancelled their Houston showing.  You can still see in other Texas cities.  No AT credit http://www.wildfilmtour.com/dates

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AT: Monarchs and other Pollinators –

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Monarch butterflies and honeybees can be thought of as the “canaries in the coal mine,” warning us with their recent drastic population declines that other, less obvious pollinators may also be facing a crisis.  Nancy Greig, Cockrell Butterfly Center will take a look at the status of the monarch population (it’s not all bad news) in addition to discussing the importance of many other pollinators, and learn what the home gardener can do to attract and sustain bees, butterflies, hummingbirds,…

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AT: Fort Bend Open Spaces

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fort Bend Green will present "Fort Bend Open Spaces" a program to provide recreation and conservation information.  Our first program will discuss creating a pollinator friendly environment whether it be your backyard or large open spaces. Imperial Park Recreation Center, Multi-Purpose Room 234 Matlage Way, Sugar Land, TX 77478 AT - 1 hr to AT: Skills Enhancement

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