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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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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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
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
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
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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Mar
13
1:00 PM13:00

HCMG Monthly Meeting and CEU

March 13, 1:00 p.m. business meeting, 2:00 p.m., Hill Country Master Gardeners, Merry Linglinais, author, photographer, Bandera County Historian and member of the Bandera Canyonlands Alliance, will present a program on 52 species of butterflies and the native plants they prefer while in the Hill Country. Hill Country Youth Event Center. HCMGs, interns, trainees.

 

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Mar
12
1:00 PM13:00

NPSOT Kerrville

 

March 12, 1:00 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 1:30 p.m., NPSOT Kerrville. Cheryl Hamilton, Alamo Area Master Naturalist and co-founder in 2010 of the Balcones Chapter of the Invaders of Texas Program, will present “Invasive Plants: Stop the Spread, Spread the Word, Just Do It!” Riverside Nature Center. Visitors welcome.

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Mar
5
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT Boerne

March 5, 6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m., NPSOT Boerne. David Langford, Vice President Emeritus of the Texas Wildlife Association, will present "The Legacy of Bamberger Ranch Preserve." Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium. Visitors welcome.

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Feb
26
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT - F'burg

February 26, 6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m., NPSOT Fredericksburg. Pete Van Dyck, owner of Van Dyck Earthworks and Design will present "How to Drought-Proof Texas." Memorial Presbyterian Church. Visitors welcome.

 

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Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

F'burg ISD CEU Program for NPSOT

 

February 20, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Fredericksburg ISD Continuing Education Program with Fredericksburg NPSOT. Mary Frushour, Master Naturalist and native plant gardener, will present “Native Plant Gardening for Butterflies, Native Bees and Hummingbirds. $25; register with Joanie Kramer at 830.997.7182 or joaniek@fisd.org. Fredericksburg High School Library.

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Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

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February 20, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Fredericksburg ISD Continuing Education Program with Fredericksburg NPSOT. Mary Frushour, Master Naturalist and native plant gardener, will present “Native Plant Gardening for Butterflies, Native Bees and Hummingbirds. $25; register with Joanie Kramer at 830.997.7182 or joaniek@fisd.org. Fredericksburg High School Library.

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Feb
19
10:00 AM10:00

Hunt Garden Club

February 19, 10:00 a.m., Hunt Garden Club. Karen Taylor, past president, UGRA river monitor and “going green” homeowner will team with Melissa Clark-Maynard, club member and hydroponic gardener to present “Being Green: Reducing Our Impact on the Earth. Hunt United Methodist Church. Visitors Welcome.

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Feb
12
1:00 PM13:00

NPSOT Kerrville

 

February 12, NPSOT Kerrville, 1:00 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 1:30 p.m. Susan Tracy, a contributor to Texas Gardener, will present a program on Texas native ferns. Riverside Nature Center. Visitors welcome.

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Feb
5
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT Boerne

February 5, 6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m., NPSOT Boerne. Deanna Pfeffer, TPWD Lead Biologist at Kerr Wildlife Management Area will present “Ecosystem Management of the Edwards Plateau's Kerr WMA/How plant communities and ecosystems have changed over time.” Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium. Visitors welcome.

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Feb
1
2:30 PM14:30

NPSOT Fburg

February 1, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Fredericksburg ISD Continuing Education Program with Fredericksburg NPSOT. Kathy Lyles, NPSOT member and native plant expert, will present “How to Prune Native Plants.” Bring pruning shears and gardening gloves. $20; register with Joanie Kramer at 830.997.7182 or joaniek@fisd.org. Fredericksburg Post Office Native Plant Garden.

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Jan
28
to Jan 31

Texas A&M AgriLife - Somerville

January 28th-31, 2019. Texas A&M AgriLife will present the Texas Pecan Short Course.

Learn everything you need to know about the pecan business from orchard set-up, to growing, to selling. Grafting information included. Four meals provided.

Cost is $250.

Register by January 25 at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/.

Somerville AgriLife Horticulture Dept. Teaching Research & Extension Center (HortTREC).

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Jan
23
to Jan 26

Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Annual Conference

January 23-24, pre-conference courses; 25-26 general conference. .

Learn how to farm sustainably. Various programs cover cut flowers, soil management, farm budgeting and selling, livestock,vegetables & more.

Cost is $190 until Dec. 22; $220-250 after for the general conference.

Additional charge for pre-conference courses, mini courses and field trips.

Register online at https://www.ssawg.org/registration.

Statehouse Convention Center.

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Jan
22
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT Fredericksburg

6:30 PM social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

David Langford, vice president emeritus of the Texas Wildlife Association will present stories and pictures from his new book Seasons at Selah: The Legacy of Bamberger Ranch Preserve. David is one of two photographers for the book.

Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Visitors

welcome.

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Jan
18
12:00 PM12:00

“Grow It Cook It: Onions” at Gillespie County Agrilife

Beth McMahon, Horticulture Agent, and Shea Nebgen, Family and Community Health Agent, will present “Grow It Cook It: Onions.” Learn about which varieties of onions to plant, how to plant them, harvesting, preparation and cooking tips, including recipes.

Cost is $15 per class, $25 for the three part series.

The other two installments are “Heat Beating Sweet Potatoes” on May 10 and “The Trendy Versatile Cauliflower” on September 6.

Register for individual programs at $15 each or for all three programs for $25.

Payment can be made ahead of time or at the door. Refunds for missed programs will not be given and payments are non-transferable. Credit cards are not accepted.

Call 830.997.3452 to register or with questions.

Gillespie County AgriLife Extension Office

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Jan
15
10:00 AM10:00

Hunt Garden Club

Keri Wilt, Hunt’s author-in-residence and busy wife and mother, will reveal how the links between a still popular 19th century children’s book, a family connection and some morning journaling have led to one of the greatest adventures of her life.

Hunt United Methodist Church.

Visitors welcome

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Jan
8
1:00 PM13:00

NPSOT Kerrville

1:00 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 1:30 p.m.

The program on the new Pollinator Garden Project will feature three speakers. Zenobia Wooten, of Native American Seed, will open the program with why one should garden for pollinators, including the role of pollinators in crop production, seed production and the beauty of the Hill Country. Joyce Studer, HCMG and Hill Country Master Naturalist (HCMN), will discuss plants for pollinator gardens and how the Pollinator Garden Project is being implemented in Fredericksburg. Richard Coleman, HCMN, will wrap-up the program by describing the certification process for individual pollinator gardens through the Pollinator Garden Project.

Riverside Nature Center. Visitors welcome

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Dec
23
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT Boerne

6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

Stephen Zoeller, Kendall County AgriLife Extension Agent, will present "Invasive, Exotic, or Introduced Native?".

Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium.

Visitors welcome

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Nov
20
9:30 AM09:30

Hunt Garden Club

9:30 a.m.

Judy Anderson, club member and go-to planting advisor, will discuss the history of the most important supporting player in the show emerging from your bowls and vases – the frog – as she demonstrates with samplings from her own collection.

Hunt United Methodist Church.

Visitors welcome.

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Nov
13
1:00 PM13:00

NPSOT Kerrville

1:00 p.m. social

1:30 p.m. meeting.

Bridget Langdale, a Hill Country Master Naturalist and member of two area astronomy clubs, International Dark Sky Organization and the Hill Country Alliance, will present “Dark Skies and Why They Matter,” including how light pollution affects plants and a variety of pollinators in a negative way, and why our plants and gardens need hours of dark sky.

Riverside Nature Center.

Visitors welcome.

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