Aug
7
1:00 PM13:00

HCMG Mtg and CEU

Hill Country Master Gardeners. Merry Langlinais, naturalist, author and photographer of western Bandera County, will present, “Hill Country Butterflies and Their Host Plants.” Copies of Merry’s book, Critters of Red Heart/The Winged Ones II, will be available for sale for $ 27.04 with tax (cash, local checks, credit cards accepted; not smartphone apps). Hill Country Youth Event Center. HCMGs, interns.

 

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Jun
25
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT - F'burg - Jessica Beckham, PHD -0 Texas Bumble Bees

June 25, 6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m., NPSOT Fredericksburg. Jessica Beckham, Ph.D., will discuss Texas bumble bees – their lifecycle, their adaptation as the perfect pollinator and her research regarding their population status in Texas. Her interest is in finding ways that humans and bumble bees can peacefully coexist in an increasingly urbanized world. Memorial Presbyterian Church. Visitors welcome.

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Jun
5
1:00 PM13:00

HCMG Monthly CEU

June 5, 1:00 p.m. business meeting, 2:00 p.m. CE program, Hill Country Master Gardeners. Stephan Zoeller, Kendall County AgriLife Extension Agent, will present “Invasive, Exotic or Introduced Natives”. Hill Country Youth Event Center. HCMGs, interns.

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May
28
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT Fredericksburg.

May 28, 6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m., NPSOT Fredericksburg. Shannon Brown, permaculture designer, holistic management practitioner and low impact development construction inspector, will present “Rainscaping – the Next Generation of Water-Wise Landscaping.” Memorial Presbyterian Church. Visitors welcome.


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May
10
12:00 PM12:00

Gillespie Co AgriLife “Grow It Cook It: Heat Beating Sweet Potatoes.”

May 10, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Gillespie County AgriLife, Beth McMahon and Shea Nebgen, GC AgriLife agents, will present “Grow It Cook It: Heat Beating Sweet Potatoes.” Recipes and tastings included. Cost $15 or $25 for this program and “Trendy Cauliflower” on September 6. Call GC Extension Office at 830.997.3452 to register. Gillespie County TAMU AgriLife Extension Office.

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May
10
8:00 AM08:00

Uvalde AgriLife, Vegetable and Wheat Spring Field Day

May 10, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Uvalde AgriLife will present the Vegetable and Wheat Spring Field Day, including hydroponics, high tunnels, tomato grafting, organic tests, soil health, crop development and production information on melon, watermelon, artichoke, peppers, onions, tomatoes and winter wheat. Free. Must RSVP by May 3 to Liza Silva at 830.278.9151 ext. 232 or lmsilva@ag.tamu.edu. Uvalde County AgriLife Research Center.

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May
7
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT Boerne

May 7, 6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m., NPSOT Boerne. Dr. Jimmy Black, President of the San Antonio Cactus & Xerophyte Society, will present "Cacti Native to the Texas Hill Country." Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium. Visitors welcome

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May
7
1:00 PM13:00

Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program

Rainwater harvesting and turf management training. Free event at City of Boerne Library, 451 N. Main Street. Offered by TAMU AgriLife Extension Services with the Upper Cibolo Creek Watershed Partnership. Seating is limited to 75. Attendees are requested to RSVP online at http://bit.ly/2HsE6Ul or to contact John Smith, AgriLife Extension program specialist, College Station, at johnwsmith@tamu.edu or 979-845-2761.

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May
1
1:00 PM13:00

HCMG Meeting/CEU

May 1, 1:00 p.m. business meeting, 2:00 p.m., Hill Country Master Gardeners. Tara Bushnoe, Upper Guadalupe River Authority’s Natural Resources Coordinator, and HCMG committee members will explain the UGRA EduScape project. Tour of the EduScape will follow. UGRA Auditorium. HCMGs, interns.

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Apr
27
8:30 AM08:30

Native Landscape Certification Program Level 1 - Fredericksburg

April 20, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Boerne and April 27, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fredericksburg. NPSOT Native Landscape Certification Program Level 1. Instructors will focus on the value of native plants in landscapes, the differences between sustainable and conventional development, your Texas vegetation regions and soil, and 45 native Texas plants recommended for your landscape and five to avoid. For info about the Fredericksburg class, see details in flyer attached to the 3/17/19 reminder. Boerne class description is identical. For more information, contact Meg Inglis meg.inglis@npsot.org or 512.589.1316. Register in advance; class size is limited. Cost: $45. Cibolo Nature Center on 4/20; Central Texas Electric Cooperative on 4/27.

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Apr
20
8:00 AM08:00

Native Landscape Certification Program Level 1 - Boerne

April 20, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Boerne and April 27, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fredericksburg. NPSOT Native Landscape Certification Program Level 1. Instructors will focus on the value of native plants in landscapes, the differences between sustainable and conventional development, your Texas vegetation regions and soil, and 45 native Texas plants recommended for your landscape and five to avoid. For info about the Fredericksburg class, see details in flyer attached to the 3/17/19 reminder. Boerne class description is identical. For more information, contact Meg Inglis meg.inglis@npsot.org or 512.589.1316. Register in advance; class size is limited. Cost: $45. Cibolo Nature Center on 4/20; Central Texas Electric Cooperative on 4/27.

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Apr
16
10:30 AM10:30

Movie Screening - Rio 10 - Native Plants and Ecosystems

April 16, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Riverside Nature Center Association’s Ned talk will be the screening of a film entitled “Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home, a collection of success stories of implementing the use of native plants and the beneficial effects to the whole ecosystem. Douglas Tallamy, author of “Bringing Nature Home,” narrates the film. Tickets will be $5. Kerrville Rio 10 Cinemas

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Apr
9
1:00 PM13:00

NPSOT Kerrville

April 9, 1:00 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 1:30 p.m., NPSOT Kerrville. Dr. Virginia Sawin, biologist, toxicologist and Hill Country Master Naturalist, will present “What’s in your garden? The good, the bad, and some others.” Riverside Nature Center. Visitors welcome.

 

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Apr
2
6:30 PM18:30

NPDOY Boerne

April 2, 6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m., NPSOT Boerne. Susan Tracy, NPSOT member and a practicing pteridomanic (lover of ferns) will present "The Ferns of Texas". Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium. Visitors welcome.

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Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT Fredericksburg

March 26, 6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m., NPSOT Fredericksburg. Steve Nelle, with the Texas Agricultural Land Trust, will present “What is Genuine Land Stewardship?” Memorial Presbyterian Church. Visitors welcome.

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