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Sep
22
Sat
Native Landscape Certification Program
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:15 pm

Native Landscape Certification Program 
Saturday, September 22, 2018     8:00 AM – 4:15 PM

The Level 2 class of the Native Landscape Certification Program, Design and Development with Native Plants, will be held September 22 in Boerne. This class covers learning to create landscape designs incorporating native plants, recognizing important considerations for creating a design, and determining how to preserve native plants in your landscape. The class consists of an indoor training session and a 2-hour outdoor plant walk. The class is sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT).

Fee: $37 for NPSOT members; $52 for non-members
Only participants who have completed Level 1 may attend Level 2 or Level 3

For more information and to register: http://npsot.org/wp/nlcp/

Registration is also open for these NLCP classes:
September 29 – Level 1, in Marble Falls
September 29 – Level 3, in Fredericksburg
October 6 – Level 3, in Georgetown
October 6 – Level 2, in Houston

Location: Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Road, Boerne, TX 78006

TA 9/16/18

Clymer Meadow Tallgrass Tour
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Clymer Meadow Tallgrass Tour
Saturday, September 22, 2018   9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Please join us for a tour of Clymer Meadow Preserve. The Maximillian sunflower and other late summer blooms will be spectacular this year, and some of Texas’ true “tall grasses” will be flowering as well. This 1,400-acre preserve contains one of the last remnants of the Blackland prairie. The tour will bring you up close and personal with different types of rare prairieland and a variety of rare plants. Cameras, sun and insect protection, hat, long pants, hiking boots, bottled water and sack lunch are all recommended. Bring the whole family!

RSVP to brandon.belcher@tnc.org or 903-752-0676 (c) by September 19. Space is limited.

Location: Clymer Meadow Preserve, 4318 FM 1562, Celeste, TX 75423
Website: http://nature.org/texas

TA 9/16/18

Beginners Tree ID at FWNC
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Beginners Tree ID at FWNC
Saturday, September 22, 2018   1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Come learn how to identify native trees by examining a leaf and studying the bark. We will hike around wooded areas to find a wide variety of species. Activity #15973

$5 with paid admission, members free
Admission is $5, $3 seniors.

For more information, go to the FWNC website below.

Location: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76135
Website: http://www.fwnaturecenter.org

TA 8/11/18

Dallas Citizen Forester Training
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Dallas Citizen Forester Training 
Thursdays, September 13, October 4, October 25, 2018  6:30-8:30 PM
Saturdays, September 22, October 13, November 1, 2018  9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Train to become a Citizen Forester. Citizen Foresters is a NTMN project.  The Citizen Forester program is supported by the City of Dallas Trinity Watershed Management Department. The training covers basic tree physiology, tree ID, proper planting and pruning techniques, insects and disease, proper care and maintenance.

Thursday night classes are held at the Meadows Conference Center, 2900 Live Oak St., Dallas 75204. Saturday classes are held at Trinity River Audubon Center (TRAC). Once trained, Citizen Foresters plant trees in neighborhoods and educate the public about planting and caring for trees and the importance of the urban forest.

See attached flyer and class schedule.
Fee $75 – Registration ends August 24

Information and registration: dallascitizenforester@gmail.com or 214-670-0161.
Website: http://dallastrees.org

wbw 6/18/18

Flyer  CITIZEN FORESTER CLASS FLYER-2018 TWM
Schedule  2018 Class Schedule

Sep
23
Sun
Nothing But Net: Dragonflies at FWNC
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Nothing But Net: Dragonflies at FWNC
Sunday, September 23, 2018   1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

The Refuge is filled with darting dragonflies cruising over the prairie; however, their story does not start there. Join a naturalist and use nothing but nets searching for aquatic insects such as dragonfly and damselfly nymphs. Activity #15974

$5 with paid admission, members free.
Admission is $5, $3 seniors.

For more information, go to the FWNC website below.

Location: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76135
Website: http://www.fwnaturecenter.org

TA 8/11/18

Dallas Organic Garden Club
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dallas Organic Garden Club
Sunday, September 23, 2018   3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Greater Dallas Organic Garden Club September meeting will be held at North Haven Gardens in the large classroom in the Tropicals greenhouse. Come early (2:30) for refreshments and social time. The topic will be How to Have an Earth Kind Yard and Garden, presented by Jeff Raska of AgriLife Extension.

Location: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd., Dallas 75230
Website: http://gdogc.org

TA 9/16/18

Sep
24
Mon
Furneaux Creek Nature Trail Meeting
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Furneaux Creek Nature Trail Meeting
Monday, September 24, 2018   6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

The Friends of Furneaux Creek Nature Trail welcome you to their September meeting. The topic will be The Nectar Bar: Garden Variety Insect Activity and Interactions, presented by Laura Kimberly. Learn about insect ID, habits, mimicry and interactions plus use of iNaturalist. Meet in the Environmental Room of the JRL Library. Meetings are free and open to the public.

Location: Josey Ranch Lake Library, 1700 Keller Springs Rd., Carrollton, TX 75006

Organization website: http://www.fcnaturetrail.org

TA 9/16/18

ITMN Chapter Meeting
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ITMN Chapter Meeting
Monday, September 24, 2018   7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Indian Trail Master Naturalists welcome you to their September meeting. The program will be Texas Edibles, presented by David and Melodee Eishen.

Location: First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX 75165
Website: http://txmn.org/indiantrail

TA 8/11/18

Sep
25
Tue
Be Your Own Landscape Designer
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Be Your Own Landscape Designer
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 25-26, 2018  

Do you have a home landscape that needs help, but you’re on a budget? The Water Efficient Landscape Design Program provides you the skills to be your own landscape designer. You bring the project and we provide the guidance. You will learn basic landscape design techniques, native/adaptive plant selection and placement, design aesthetics, how to install hardscapes, rainwater harvesting and efficient irrigation.

Cost: $295 for a couple (2 people) to attend and design 1 project/landscape, sharing design materials provided. Includes light breakfast, lunch, and 1 set of design materials.

Register online at https://wateruniversity.tamu.edu/water-university-events/2018/september-25-26-2018-be-your-own-landscape-designer/

For additional information: Patrick.dickinson@ag.tamu.edu

Location: Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 17360 Coit Road, Dallas 75252

wbw 7/7/18

Webinar – Monarch Predators and Disease
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Webinar – Monarch Predators and Disease 
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

This webinar, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Monarch Predators and Disease, is part of a webinar series presented by Monarch Joint Venture and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center.

Monarch Joint Venture, based at the University of Minnesota, is a national partnership of federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, and academic programs working together to conserve the monarch butterfly migration.

 To register for the webinar, go to https://monarchjointventure.org/news-events/events and click on the title of the webinar. You can register for the webinars in advance.
After registering, you will receive more information on joining the webinar.

Website: https://monarchjointventure.org

TA 9/16/18

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