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AT24-84 NPSOT Book Club, Kerrville

June 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Event/Webinar Title: NPSOT Book Club, Kerrville

AT-VMS:AT: Native Plant Society of Texas (Enter AT#, Class Title as posted, Name of NPSOT Chapter, and Presenter) TMN AT Report Hours.

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Event Date: 02/21/2024
Event Time: 12:00p-1:00p

repeats every other month, 3rd wednesday

Event Summary:
Every other Month 3rd Wednesday discussion of Nature books – book changes each time.

Event Description:
02/21/2024 – Sand Country Almanac offers a discussion into the diverse, unspoiled American landscape. Through this book, Leopold takes readers on the road as he explains humans’ destruction of the natural world and challenges us to protect the world we love. First published in 1949, Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac remains an enduring and beloved work of literature. It is also a foundational text in wildlife ecology, and has inspired, delighted and sustained countless readers around the world.

04/17/2024 – Noah’s Garden (Restoring the Ecology of our own back yards)  by Sara Stein. Noah’s Garden shows how landscaping of neat yards and gardens has devastated suburban ecology, wiping out entire communities of plants and animals by stripping bare their habitats and destroying their food supplies.  Noah’s Garden has become the bible of the environmental gardening Movement.

06/19/2024 – Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Regionby Sally Wasowski.  This book includes landscaping designs for every type of terrain found in Texas, and also includes 21 landscaping design plans that are sure to inspire.

08/21/2024  Hill Country Landowner’s Guide by Jim Stanley.  Jim Stanley charts a practical course for understanding and handling a variety of problems that both new and established landowners in the Texas Hill Country will confront – from brush control, grazing, and overpopulation of deer to erosion, fire and management of exotic plants and animals.

10/16/2024  Armadillos to Ziziphus by David Hillis.  A collection of essays on the ecology, biodiversity, and restoration of the Texas Hill Country.  For most of five decades, evolutionary biologist David Hillis has studied the biodiversity of the Texas Hill Country.

 

Register @: no registration necessary

cost: Free

Event Location:
Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library
505 Water St.
Kerrville, Texas 78028

Presenter:
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Contact Information: Nancy Huffman, [email protected] (832) 851-9866

Organization Website: https://www.npsot.org/chapters/kerrville/

Sponsoring Organization: Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) Kerrville

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Date:
June 19
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://npsot.org/chapters/kerrville/

Venue

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library
505 Water St.
Kerrville, TX 78028 United States
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Phone
830-257-8422
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