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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 →

Native Plants Symposium at TDG

When: July 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Texas Discovery Gardens, 3601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Dallas, TX 75210, USA

Native Plants Symposium at TDG Saturday, July 27, 2019   9:00 AM – 4:00 PM The Native Plants Symposium is a one-day series of talks featuring regional plant specialists. Learn about the wealth of plant diversity in Texas, their uses and cultivation. Speakers are Doug Tallamy, John Watts, Jim Martinez, and Brandon Belcher. Fee (includes lunch): $50; $40 members of TDG Register online at https://txdg.org/workshops Location: Texas Discovery Gardens, 3601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Gate 6, Dallas 75210 Contact: Judy Meagher judymeagher@gmail.com TA 6/22/19

FOCP Bug Walk at Kiest Conservation Area

When: June 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Kiest Conservation Area, 2179 W Kiest Blvd, Dallas, TX 75224, USA

FOCP Bug Walk at Kiest Conservation Area Sunday, June 9, 2019   11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Join us for a walk through the native prairie meadow at the Kiest Conservation Area in Oak Cliff on Sunday, June 9. The Conservation Area is an 88-acre tract of land with an island of native Texas prairie. Walk will be led by John Watts, entomologist at Texas Discovery Gardens. He will share his wealth of knowledge about butterflies, insects and nature in general on our walk. Sponsored by the Friends of……