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John Watts

Bio John Watts holds a Master’s Degree in Entomology from the University of Florida with a specialization in insect husbandry.  His professional career in live butterfly exhibition began at the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Nature and Science, before moving on to the Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center in Westminster, Colorado and, finally, settling in Dallas.  John is an avid gardener for both food and wildlife and readily shares his expertise as an entomologist at the Texas Discovery Gardens. Walk “Inch High Prairie Perspective –… Read More →

John Snowden

BIO John was raised in rural Tarrant County in what was to become heavily developed south Arlington.  He hunted and fished, spending a lot of time outdoors watching plants and animals.  He earned BS in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M in 1979, then later took his MS in Horticulture at A&M in 1990.  His thesis studied the impact of differing soil types on the ornamental color performance of Little Bluestem grass. John learned about native plant nurseries and landscaping in Texas.  He noticed the absence of… Read More →

Marvelous Monarchs: Spring

When: April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Texas Discovery Gardens, 3601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Dallas, TX 75210, USA

Marvelous Monarchs: Spring Saturday, April 27, 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Learn all about the monarch’s annual migration phenomenon and how they differ from their closest relatives, with entomologist John Watts. $15; $10 members Register online at https://txdg.org/workshops Location: Texas Discovery Gardens, 3601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Gate 6, Dallas 75210 Website: https://txdg.org TA 4/11/19

Creatures of the Night

When: April 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, 1206 W Fm 1382, Cedar Hill, TX 75104, USA

Creatures of the Night Friday, April 27, 2018 8:00PM – 9:30PM Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, 1206 W. FM 1382, Cedar Hill Join Tiffany Lipsett (NTMN, Master Entomology Volunteer, Exec. Dir. of BPCA), Tim Brys, (ITMN, Teaching Collection Coordinator of Perot Museum of Nature and Science), John Watts (Entomologust at Texas Discovery Gardens), and Jonathan Garcia (NTMN, Urban Entomology Lab Technician of Texas AgriLife) for an opportunity to see the creatures of the night. Pre-registration: Please fill out this form: Click here Limited to 40 people. This event is……