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Dallas Organic Garden Club
Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
The Greater Dallas Organic Garden Club January meeting will be held at our new location, Audelia Road Library. Come early (2:30) for refreshments and social time. The January topic TBD. Free and open to all.
Location: Audelia Road Branch Library, 10045 Audelia Rd., Dallas 75238
Furneaux Creek Nature Trail Meeting
Monday, January 27, 2020 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
The Friends of Furneaux Creek Nature Trail welcome you to their January meeting. The topic will be Native Bees, presented by Carol Clark. Meet in the Environmental Room of the JRL Library. Come for social time at 6:30; meeting begins at 7:00. Meetings are free and open to the public.
Location: Josey Ranch Lake Library, 1700 Keller Springs Road, Carrollton, TX 75006
Organization website: http://www.fcnaturetrail.org
Cross Timbers Master Naturalists Meeting
Monday, January 27, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The CTMN January meeting topic TBD.
Guests are welcome!
Location: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107
Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society Meeting
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Everyone is welcome to attend meetings of the Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society. They are free and open to the public, and there is no Heard Museum charge for attending the chapter meetings.
Meetings begin at 7:30 PM, but please come early for a mini-ID class that begins at 6:50 PM. Meetings are held in the Science Resource Center at the Heard Museum, McKinney. Directions: After passing through the gate, continue straight past the museum building to the end of the road. The large building is the SRC.
The program topic for January 28 is Vultures, presented by Ann Hoover.
Location: Heard Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069
Texas Watershed Steward Workshop
Friday, January 31, 2020 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Texas Watershed Steward program is a statewide educational program designed to improve the quality of Texas’ water resources by educating and informing local stakeholders about their watershed, potential impairments, and steps that can be taken to improve and protect water quality in their watershed.
The program is sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. This workshop will be held in Tyler and will relate to the Angelina River watershed, including water quality, water quality law, agricultural and urban best management practices, and hydrology. Light refreshments will be provided. The program is free and open to the public. See flyer below for more information.
Register online at https://tws.tamu.edu/workshops/registration/
Location: Smith County Extension Office, 1517 W. Front St., #116, Tyler, TX 75702
Flyer Tyler TWS Flyer_2020
Bird Tours at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Beginning – Intermediate Bird Walk 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Join us on a walking bird tour and learn about the birds that live at the Wetland. In this beginner to intermediate class, you will learn how to use binoculars and field guides, how to keep a life list, and what to look for when identifying birds. Enjoy a relaxing morning learning more about the fastest-growing spectator sport in America! Meet the tour leaders at the Wetland Center at 7:00 AM.
Free with $5 admission. Members are free. Binoculars and field guides are available for use.
Advanced Bird Walk 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Join Master Birder Stewards as they identify and detail the birds of the Wetland. This is an advanced class, and the pace will be fast. Those participating are expected to have knowledge regarding bird identification. This walk includes special limited access by carpooling with the leaders into the Wetland. Meet the tour leaders at the Wetland Center at 7:00 AM.
The Advanced Bird Tour hours are 7:00-10:00am.
Space in the advanced class is limited, and preregistration is required. To register, contact Linda Dunn at 972-474-9100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a fee of $10 per person ($5 for members) for the advanced class.
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.
Bird Walk at Connemara Meadow
Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Join Gailon Brehm and Rodney Thomas, both with Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society, on our monthly bird walk. Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them. Learn what to watch for in habits, characteristics and calls. You can expect about 30+ species.
All ages are welcome. We recommend long pants, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen and insect repellent. Meet at the Meadow Preserve Parking Lot Public Gate at Alma and Tatum Rd., Allen.
This is a monthly bird walk. It meets on first Saturdays in even-numbered months and on first Sundays in odd-numbered months. (Even/odd days were changed in 2019.) Start time will be 7:00 AM from May until October, when it will return to 8:00 AM.
Location: Connemara Conservancy, 601 Alma Dr., Allen, TX 75013
Beekeeping Classes at Texas Bee Supply
Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Texas Bee Supply provides a Beginning Beekeeping Class. It includes basic functions of the hive, equipment and personal protection, identification and treatment of bee diseases, collection of nectar and pollen, honey harvesting, and more. For more information and registration, go to the website below.
Cost: $99, includes lunch
Location: Texas Bee Supply, 14665 County Road 633, Blue Ridge, TX 75424
Beginner’s Class: Vegetable Gardening and Planting Sites
Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Learn essential elements of vegetable gardening in North Texas, with special emphasis on planting sites (in ground, raised beds, and containers). Presented by Tarrant County Master Gardener Harold Annis.
Fee: $25; $20 members
Register online at http://www.brit.org/events
Location: Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Nature Walk at LLELA
Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Animal tracks, deer trails, trees with personality, singing birds – we never know what we’ll find on our nature walk! The walk will last about 2 hours. All ages are welcome. Wear closed-toe shoes; bring a water bottle. Meet at the Cicada Pavilion; Gatehouse staff can direct you.
Free with gate admission ($5 per car, cash or check only). Registration not required.
For more information call 972-219-3550 M-F or 469-635-5483 on weekends.
Location: Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, 201 E. Jones St., Lewisville 75057
Organization web site: http://www.llela.org