Participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count. Join the Chapter at a scheduled event or participate on your own. If you do your own count, you will need an eBird or Merlin account to enter the species you've seen. You can count multiple times a day, from anywhere in our ten county area. Go to... Read More →
The Xerces Society and University of Nevada researchers recently sampled milkweeds from 33 retail nurseries across 15 states, finding an average of 12 pesticides per plant. Milkweed is the primary food for the caterpillars of monarch butterflies, which have dramatically declined and are the focus of intensive restoration efforts. This study was the first to... Read More →
Join members at Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus for work on their pollinator garden and to do water testing. Meet at the maintenance bard at 8:30. Please let Lynn know that you are planning to attend. Report as: NPA: Comanche Springs Wildflower Garden & Hiking Trails. Water testing reported as FR: Texas Stream Team.
Pines and Prairies chapter of Native Plants of Texas meeting. Presentation by Mike McGee on why growing natives in our yards is essential to wildlife and discussion of the many advantages of native plants in landscaping. Register Here. Report as AT: Approved Webinar