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Oct
18
Thu
NPSOT Fall Symposium
Oct 18 @ 8:45 am – 3:30 pm

NPSOT Fall Symposium  
Thursday-Sunday, October 18-21, 2018     8:45 AM – 3:30 PM

The 2018 Fall Symposium of the Native Plant Society of Texas will be held in San Antonio, October 18-21. Presentations and field trips are planned. Topics will include the use of native plants by inhabitants of the San Antonio River system from indigenous peoples to the present; the restoration of the Mission Reach; “low-impact development,” which incorporates native plants to slow storm water runoff and enhance water quality; and the transition of plant communities of the Blackland Prairie to the surrounding ecoregions along the San Antonio River and tributaries and related habitat improvement for butterflies, pollinators, and fauna.

Cost: TBA
For information, agenda, and registration: https://npsot.org/wp

Location: Embassy Suites, 7610 South New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, TX 78235
NPSOT Website: https://npsot.org/wp

wbw 6/13/18

Elm Fork MN Chapter Meeting
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Elm Fork MN Chapter Meeting
Thursday, October 18, 2018   9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Elm Fork Master Naturalists welcome you to their October meeting. Topic will be “The Urban Harvest: Foraging in the City,” presented by Daniel Cunningham of AgriLife Water University.

Come for meet and greet at 9:00 AM. Business meeting is at 9:30, followed by a presentation.

Location: Southwest Courthouse, 6200 Canyon Falls Dr., Flower Mound, TX 76262
Website: http://txmn.org/elmfork/

TA 9/30/18

Oct
19
Fri
NPSOT Fall Symposium
Oct 19 @ 8:45 am – 3:30 pm

NPSOT Fall Symposium  
Thursday-Sunday, October 18-21, 2018     8:45 AM – 3:30 PM

The 2018 Fall Symposium of the Native Plant Society of Texas will be held in San Antonio, October 18-21. Presentations and field trips are planned. Topics will include the use of native plants by inhabitants of the San Antonio River system from indigenous peoples to the present; the restoration of the Mission Reach; “low-impact development,” which incorporates native plants to slow storm water runoff and enhance water quality; and the transition of plant communities of the Blackland Prairie to the surrounding ecoregions along the San Antonio River and tributaries and related habitat improvement for butterflies, pollinators, and fauna.

Cost: TBA
For information, agenda, and registration: https://npsot.org/wp

Location: Embassy Suites, 7610 South New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, TX 78235
NPSOT Website: https://npsot.org/wp

wbw 6/13/18

Oct
20
Sat
NPSOT Fall Symposium
Oct 20 @ 8:45 am – 3:30 pm

NPSOT Fall Symposium  
Thursday-Sunday, October 18-21, 2018     8:45 AM – 3:30 PM

The 2018 Fall Symposium of the Native Plant Society of Texas will be held in San Antonio, October 18-21. Presentations and field trips are planned. Topics will include the use of native plants by inhabitants of the San Antonio River system from indigenous peoples to the present; the restoration of the Mission Reach; “low-impact development,” which incorporates native plants to slow storm water runoff and enhance water quality; and the transition of plant communities of the Blackland Prairie to the surrounding ecoregions along the San Antonio River and tributaries and related habitat improvement for butterflies, pollinators, and fauna.

Cost: TBA
For information, agenda, and registration: https://npsot.org/wp

Location: Embassy Suites, 7610 South New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, TX 78235
NPSOT Website: https://npsot.org/wp

wbw 6/13/18

Heard Third Saturday Nature Talks
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Heard Third Saturday Nature Talks
Saturday, October 20, 2018   9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

This month’s nature talk will be a Fossil Lab. Free with paid general admission and to Heard members.

Location: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069
Website: http://www.heardmuseum.org

TA 9/30/18

Saving FROM a Rainy Day: DIY Rain Barrel Class
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Saving FROM a Rainy Day: DIY Rain Barrel Class
Saturday, October 20, 2018  9:30 AM –11:30 AM

Learn how to collect and use rainwater at home. Each participant will build and take home a 55-gallon rain barrel.

Cost: $50
Register at https://dallas.tamu.edu/events/

Location: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Lane, Seagoville, TX 75159
Directions: Take I-635 or I-20 to Hwy 175 South toward Seagoville. Drive past the Seagoville exits; then exit on FM 1389 South. Drive approx. 2 miles to Martin Lane. Turn left onto Martin Lane and proceed to the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center on the right.

Website: http://www.wetlandcenter.com

TA 9/30/18

Dallas County Lepidopterists Society Field Trip
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dallas County Lepidopterists Society Field Trip
Saturday, October 20, 2018     10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dallas County Lepidopterists will travel to Dale Clark’s Butterflies Unlimited Butterfly Farm on Saturday, October 20. Details will be posted the week of October 20. Free and open to all.

Location: Butterflies Unlimited Butterfly Farm, 1732 S. Hampton Rd., Glenn Heights, TX 75154
Contact: Dale Clark  daleclark@dallasbutterflies.com
Website: http://dallasbutterflies.com     

TA 9/30/18

Nature Photography Using Your Cell Phone
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Nature Photography Using Your Cell Phone
Saturday, October 20, 2018   10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Coppell Nature Park BEC programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

NTMN Stalin SM will present a 1-hour PowerPoint about photography techniques using cell phones and then lead a 1-hour tour through the Nature Park, pointing out photo opportunities and ways to add creativity to your photos.

Location: Coppell Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park at Wagon Wheel Park, 367 S. Freeport Parkway, Coppell, TX 75019
Website: http://coppellnaturepark.org/center.php

TA 9/30/18

Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Saturday, October 20, 2018   10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Join us on the John Bunker’s Pond trail. Learn about the natural and cultural history of the area as we walk this 1.8-mile loop trail. The trail begins with a walk through a forested area to a true bottomland hardwood forest, then follows the East Fork of the Trinity River and ends on Wetland levee roads. This trail is great for families and those who are interested in learning about native trees, flowers, animals and anything else found along the way!

Free with $5 admission. Members are free.

For information, contact Linda Dunn at 972-474-9100 or ldunn@wetlandcenter.com.

Location: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Lane, Seagoville, TX 75159
Directions: Take I-635 or I-20 to Hwy 175 South toward Seagoville. Drive past the Seagoville exits; then exit on FM 1389 South. Drive approx. 2 miles to Martin Lane. Turn left onto Martin Lane and proceed to the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center on the right.
Website: http://www.wetlandcenter.com

TA 8/11/18

Birds Flight Show
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Birds Flight Show
Saturday, October 20, 2018  1:00 PM –2:30 PM

This free-flight bird program is presented by Window to the Wild, Inc. See live owls and raptors close-up and learn where and how the birds live and their value in our ecosystem.

Cost: Free, but register at http://www.nhg.com/gardeneducation/classes-workshops

Location: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd., Dallas 75230

TA 9/30/18

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