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Butterflies and Native Plants: Making Connections webinar

VMS opportunity: AT: webinar (add to description: Butterflies and Native Plants: Making Connections webinar presented by Craig Hensley) Join Texas Nature Trackers Biologist Craig Hensley (craig.hensley@tpwd.texas.gov) for an look at our scale-winged wonders and the native plants that attract them for nectar and as host sites for eggs and larvae. While this will be focused on the Texas Hill Country, many of the wildflowers and butterflies can be found around the state. Website: https://tpwdtexas.webex.com/tpwdtexas/j.php?MTID=m5b857977f30262c1be9882ec9c78a40a  

Washington County Wildlife Valuation Workshop

VMS opportunity: AT: TPWD Wildlife & Land Management Workshops & Programs Click on the image of the flyer below for more details.

La Grange AgriLife Building Native Plant Landscape workday

VMS opportunity: La Grange Agrilife Extension Bldg. Native Plant Landscape Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 is the scheduled workday for the La Grange AgriLife Building landscape project in La Grange. There is some weeding and taming of overgrowth to make the area look its best for the New Landowners who will be visiting on Friday, Feb. 21. We will start at 8 AM and probably finish before 10 AM—weather permitting. Please bring trowel, loppers, gloves and water.  I’ll provide a rake, shovel, garbage bags, and broom. Thank you in… Read More →

La Grange Agrilife Building Native Plant Landscape workday

VMS opportunity: La Grange Agrilife Extension Bldg. Native Plant Landscape The first workday of 2020 is scheduled for January 21, 2020, 8-10 a.m., weather permitting.  Our objective is to weed, identify existing plants for signage and revise mapping of existing plants. Please bring water and gardening tools. If you have any questions, please contact me. Thank you. Cindy Rodibaugh

La Grange AgriLife Extension Building Native Plant Landscape Project Workday

VMS opportunity: La Grange AgriLife Building Native Plant Landscape This volunteer opportunity will be scheduled jointly with the Texas Master Gardeners so that the landscape will receive uniform attention. The next work day for TMN-GLC volunteers and TMG at the La Grange Ag Building Landscape project will be Tuesday morning, September 17, 2019, 8 AM, early due to heat. Please contact project leader Cindy Rodibaugh if you have questions or need more information.

Native Plant Society of Texas Fall Symposium

Advanced Training Opportunity: VMS Category: AT: NGO Workshops and Programs on Wildlife Conservation and Land Stewardship (Saturday sessions only) 2018 Native Plant of Texas Symposium October 18-21, 2018 Embassy Suites San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa 7610 South New Braunfels A Meander Through the Native Plant Communities of the San Antonio River Basin The San Antonio River emerges from the Blue Hole north of downtown in a wooded 53-acre nature sanctuary. The river, flowing from a riparian area of the Blackland Prairie, has given life to indigenous peoples… Read More →

NPSOT Houston Chapter Wildscapes 2018 – Landscaping with Native Plants to Attract Wildlife

Advanced Training Opportunity: AT:NGO Workshops and Programs on Wildlife Conservation and Land Stewardship Wildscapes is Back! This year’s theme is Landscaping with Native Plants to Attract Wildlife. After the 2017 Wildscapes Workshop cancellation due to Hurricane Harvey, this fantastic event is back for 2018. The date has been changed to later in the month to specifically avoid our city’s highest probability period for hurricanes. Plan to attend for the great speakers and for the bigger than ever, native plant sale. When: Saturday, September 22, 2018 – 8:00 am… Read More →

Attwater Prairie Chicken Festival – April 2018

The 24th Annual Attwater’s Prairie Chicken Festival “Booming” -N- “Blooming” April 14th and 15th, 2018 Volunteer Opportunity: VMS category – Outreach Booth On Saturday and Sunday, we will have a table set up with our Chapter Trifold display from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Volunteers are needed to work at the table to explain Texas Master Naturalists to the public. AT opportunities may also be available in connection with the Festival. Additional information will be added once the Festival schedule is finalized.  Early morning van tours will take… Read More →

Multi-County New Landowner Series – Wildlife Management, Native Grasses, Prairie Restoration

Volunteer Opportunity: VMS Category: Outreach Booth Volunteers are needed to host an outreach booth at this meeting. Volunteers earn volunteer hours for time hosting the booth plus travel time. These meetings are a great opportunity to introduce new landowners to the TMN program. Contact Betsy Palkowsky or Donna Mueller if you are interested in hosting a booth. AT Opportunity: VMS Category: Agrilife Land Management and Wildlife Conservation Workshops and Programs Additional information on the program can be obtained from the County Extension Office. Cost of individual programs is $20… Read More →

Native Plant Society of Texas – Houston Chapter – Wildscapes Workshop 2017 – POSTPONED Due to Hurricane Harvey

  Advanced Training Opportunity: VMS Category: NGO Workshops and Programs on Wildlife Conservation and Land Stewardship Wildscapes Workshop 2017 – Registration Now Open 2017 Wildscapes Workshop & Native Plant Sale “Landscaping with Native Plants to Attract Wildlife & Support the Environment” Presented by Native Plant Society of Texas – Houston Chapter and  Co-Sponsor: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department  The 2017 event will be held on Saturday, Sept 9, 2017 8:00 am-3:30 pm Houston Community College – West Loop Center 5601 W. Loop South, Houston, Texas 77081. Details and event registration here: http://npsot.org/wp/houston/wildscapes-workshop/  Earlybird… Read More →