Tag Archives: native plants

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 →

Pollinator Plant Workday

Volunteer Opportunity: VMS Category: Native Prairie Restoration Our pollinator plants at the Blinn Greenhouse are ready to be replanted. There will be a workday beginning at 8:00 a.m. Soil and 4″ pots provided. Bring water, gloves and apron. Additional workdays will be scheduled if needed. Contact Charlotte Von Rosenberg for more information.

Native and Prairie Plants for the Post-Wild Gardener

Advanced Training Opportunity VMS category: AT Webinars Try your hand at a Twitter event, a one-hour seminar hosted by the NPSOT on January 10, 2017 from 7-8 p.m. “Post-Wild” Plano Prairie Garden – credit: Michael McDowell http://planobluestem.blogspot.com Native & Prairie Plants for the Post-Wild Gardener – Jan. 10th #TXplants Twitter Event Where: On Social Media Platform Twitter (click here) When: January 10th 7-8 pm CT on Twitter How: Search/Follow hashtag #TXplants (click here) The next #TXplants Twitter Tuesday event will be held January 10th 7-8 pm and will focus… Read More →

Native Prairie Discovery Tour – Cat Spring, TX

Advanced Training Opportunity: Wildlife Habitat Federation  –  Native Prairie Discovery Tour Please register by Friday, September 30, 2016:  http://www.whf-texas.org/ DATE: Friday, October 7, 2016  TIME: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Location: St. Johns Lutheran Church of Cat Spring 480 Ross Street, Cat Spring, Texas 78933 Registration: 8:30 – 9:00 a.m., Program: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration Fee: $25 per person (charged at the door) Participants will be provided with transportation, refreshments, lunch Pre-tour instruction – Morning Bus/Walking Tour – Lunch – Afternoon Bus/Walking Tour Participants will have a… Read More →