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September 2019

VSP: Houston Audubon Natives Nursery

September 20 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Blvd
Houston, TX, 77079
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Every Friday morning, Houston Audubon volunteers work in the Natives Nursery at Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary, separating seedlings and bumping up wildflowers and grasses into 1-gallon containers. The plants are then used in coastal prairie restoration projects or are offered for sale in support of the Bird Friendly Community Program.   There are breaks for snacks and coffee.  They start earlier in the summer to avoid the heat.   If you would like to join the Friday morning volunteers,…

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VSP: KPC Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

KPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office, 31975 Hebert Road
Waller, Texas 77484
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Where: KPC's Indiangrass Preserve and Shrike Prairie When: Fridays | 9 am – 1 pm (Also every Tuesday at 9 am - 3 pm and Saturday of the month at 9 am – 1 pm) Who: All are welcomed to participate – no experience necessary. Physical Requirements: Bending, kneeling, or sitting on the ground; some light lifting. What to wear: Closed-toed shoes, tall socks, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, hat. What to bring: Gardening gloves. All other tools are provided. Volunteer…

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VSP: Houston Audubon’s Monthly Bird Survey at Willow Water Hole Reserve

September 21 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 21, 2020

Willow Waterhole Reserve, 5201 South Willow Drive
Houston, Texas 77035
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HAS Monthly Bird Survey at Houston's Willow Waterhole Reserve General Information Leader: Mary Ann Beauchemin, Senior Naturalist at the Nature Discovery Center. The Nature Discovery Center is partnering with Houston Audubon to conduct the Willow Waterhole survey. The Willow Waterhole Bird Survey was started in June 2007 and is held on the third Saturday of each month (but no survey in December). During the 2-hour count, the number of species identified can range from around 30 in summer to over…

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VSP: September Bird Hike at Long Point Ranch

September 21 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Long Point Ranch, 8200 Whaley-Long Point Road
Richmond, TX 77469 United States
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Fall bir d hike at Long Point Ranch

Saturday, September 21, 2019 7:15 AM 10:30 AM Come join the birding team at the James B. Harrison Foundation for a morning of birding during their September Bird Hike at JBH Long Point Ranch, located at 8200 Whaley-Long Point Rd., in Richmond. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Charitable Activities Director Hannah Muegge at hannah@jbhfound.org RSVP is required.

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VSP Seabourne Volunteer Day

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 State Highway 36 South
Rosenberg, TX 77471 United States
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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 Arboretum 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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VSP: Bird Banding at GCBO

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, 103 Texas 332
Lake Jackson, TX 77566 United States
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You are invited to join the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory at their monthly bird banding program at the GCBO headquarters in Lake Jackson on the third Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Licensed bird banders and GCBO Research Associates Robert and Kay Lookingbill band at the sanctuary on a regular basis. Birds are captured for banding in very fine nylon nets known as “mist nets” because they are almost invisible in the environment. Captured birds are…

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VSP: KPC Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

KPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office, 31975 Hebert Road
Waller, Texas 77484
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Work Day at KPC's Indiangrass Preserve and Shrike Prairie When: Saturdays | 9 am – 1 pm (Also every Friday and Saturday of the month at| 9 am – 1 pm) Who: All are welcomed to participate – no experience necessary. Physical Requirements: Bending, kneeling, or sitting on the ground; some light lifting. What to wear: Closed-toed shoes, tall socks, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, hat. What to bring: Gardening gloves. All other tools are provided. Volunteer benefits: Prairie Work Day…

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VSP: Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary Tuesday Trail Crew

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Blvd
Houston, TX, 77079
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The Tuesday trail crew at Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary meets from 9 AM until noon every Tuesday year-round. Trail crew projects include everything under the sun, including boardwalk construction and maintenance, trail trimming and privet/ligustrum removal. Please contact Juanita Perkins at jperkins@houstonaudubon.org to sign up.

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VSP: KPC Work Day

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

KPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office, 31975 Hebert Road
Waller, Texas 77484
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Where: KPC's Indiangrass Preserve and Shrike Prairie When: Tuesdays | 9 am – 3 pm (Also every Friday and  Saturday of the month | 9 am – 1 pm) Who: All are welcomed to participate – no experience necessary. Physical Requirements: Bending, kneeling, or sitting on the ground; some light lifting. What to wear: Closed-toed shoes, tall socks, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, hat. What to bring: Gardening gloves. All other tools are provided. Volunteer benefits: Prairie Work Day volunteers often get…

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VSP: Seabourne Volunteer Day

September 25 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 State Highway 36 South
Rosenberg, TX 77471 United States
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Come help out at Seabourne Creek Nature Park, our signature project!  Our starting time has moved to 9am.   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…

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