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September 2019

Big Thicket Canoe Cleanup

September 21 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Below is information on a service opportunity to help the Big Thicket and have some fun paddling, too! The Big Thicket Natural Heritage Trust has scheduled a one-mile canoe cleanup of trash along the banks of Pine Island Bayou for Saturday, September 21.    Longleaf Ridge Master Naturalist volunteers who want to participate in this, coordinate directly with them. Your hours, including travel, will count as service time and should be logged under Big Thicket Volunteer. The Big Thicket was fortunate…

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Arboretum, Library, Beaty-Orton Work Days

September 23 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Outdoor Learning Center, 225 Water Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
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We have a service opportunity to assist the Master Gardeners in beautifying the natural areas around the Arboretum, library, and Beaty-Orton House in preparation for the Fall Butterfly Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019. They usually start about 8 a.m. and work 2-3 hours weeding, pruning, and cleaning flower beds. Bring handtools, gloves, hat and water. Meet at the Arboretum and spread out from there. Workdays are planned for September 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28, and 30,…

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Arboretum, Library, Beaty-Orton Work Days

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Outdoor Learning Center, 225 Water Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
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We have a service opportunity to assist the Master Gardeners in beautifying the natural areas around the Arboretum, library, and Beaty-Orton House in preparation for the Fall Butterfly Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019. They usually start about 8 a.m. and work 2-3 hours weeding, pruning, and cleaning flower beds. Bring handtools, gloves, hat and water. Meet at the Arboretum and spread out from there. Workdays are planned for September 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28, and 30,…

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Workday at Watson Preserve

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Watson Preserve has scheduled a workday Saturday, September 28, 2019.  We will start about 9:30 am.  If you can't make it by 9:30 am, come when you can.  We'll work until about noon and break for lunch.  Whether or not we continue in the afternoon will depend on how hot it is and what everyone's energy level is at that point.  If you can only spare a small block of time, you will still be welcome and appreciated. Our primary…

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Arboretum, Library, Beaty-Orton Work Days

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Outdoor Learning Center, 225 Water Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
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We have a service opportunity to assist the Master Gardeners in beautifying the natural areas around the Arboretum, library, and Beaty-Orton House in preparation for the Fall Butterfly Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019. They usually start about 8 a.m. and work 2-3 hours weeding, pruning, and cleaning flower beds. Bring handtools, gloves, hat and water. Meet at the Arboretum and spread out from there. Workdays are planned for September 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28, and 30,…

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October 2019

Dam to Dam Pedal and Paddle

October 5

The Jasper-Lake Sam Rayburn Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Dam2Dam Saddle and Paddle on October 5, 2019. We have the opportunity to volunteer to help with registration, serving food, cleanup, and assisting kayakers. If you want to volunteer, you must contact Beverly Holley at jaspercc@jaspercoc.org or 409.384.2762 to get your assignment lined up. Volunteer hours should be logged under the Friends of the Park opportunity. Even if you don't want to volunteer for this event, you might…

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Arboretum, Library, Beaty-Orton Work Days

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Outdoor Learning Center, 225 Water Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
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We have a service opportunity to assist the Master Gardeners in beautifying the natural areas around the Arboretum, library, and Beaty-Orton House in preparation for the Fall Butterfly Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019. They usually start about 8 a.m. and work 2-3 hours weeding, pruning, and cleaning flower beds. Bring handtools, gloves, hat and water. Meet at the Arboretum and spread out from there. Workdays are planned for September 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28, and 30,…

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Arboretum, Library, Beaty-Orton Work Days

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Outdoor Learning Center, 225 Water Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
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We have a service opportunity to assist the Master Gardeners in beautifying the natural areas around the Arboretum, library, and Beaty-Orton House in preparation for the Fall Butterfly Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019. They usually start about 8 a.m. and work 2-3 hours weeding, pruning, and cleaning flower beds. Bring handtools, gloves, hat and water. Meet at the Arboretum and spread out from there. Workdays are planned for September 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28, and 30,…

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LRMN Monthly Meeting

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park Dining Hall, Park Road 48 North TX United States + Google Map

Dr. Hans Landel, the Invasive Species Program Coordinator at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for the University of Texas at Austin will be making a presentation on Invasives in our area. Check out his Texas Invasives website. Meet at Martin Dies, Jr. State Park Dining Hall. Potluck at 6 p.m.

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Arboretum, Library, Beaty-Orton Work Days

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Outdoor Learning Center, 225 Water Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
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We have a service opportunity to assist the Master Gardeners in beautifying the natural areas around the Arboretum, library, and Beaty-Orton House in preparation for the Fall Butterfly Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019. They usually start about 8 a.m. and work 2-3 hours weeding, pruning, and cleaning flower beds. Bring handtools, gloves, hat and water. Meet at the Arboretum and spread out from there. Workdays are planned for September 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28, and 30,…

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