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Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Organics are natural, safe, and effective. Learn everything you could want to know about getting started with organics in your lawn and garden. We will talk about what it means to use organics, from pest control to fertilization and everything in between. This workshop is sponsored by Grow North Texas and the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University.
Register online at https://grownorthtexas.org
Location: Owenwood Farm & Neighbor Space, 1451 John West Rd., Dallas 75228
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-951-7780
Sex in the Garden, Part II – Cutting Propagation
Saturday, March 23, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Learn to propagate by using cuttings to clone your favorite landscape plants. You will leave with pots of cuttings to plant in your landscape. Class is held at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.
Fee: $25; $20 for BRIT members
Register online at http://www.brit.org/events
Location: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107
Texas Buckeye Trail Guided Hike
Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Texas Buckeye Trail, 7000 Bexar St., Dallas 75215
Walk the Texas Buckeye Trail, one of the few places to see the Texas Buckeye tree, which blooms for only a few weeks. Learn about the history and nature of the Great Trinity Forest from your expert guides, Bill Holston and Ben Sandifer. We love dogs, but no pets, please. There may be mud and fallen trees; dress accordingly.
Questions? Contact Carrie Robinson email@example.com
Galls and Burls at FWNC
Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Trees often have interesting swellings on their trunks or branches. These growths are galls or burls. Learn about these unique structures and how they are formed. Pre-registration recommended. Activity #18464
$5 with paid admission, members $5
Admission is $5, $3 seniors.
For more information including registration link, go to the FWNC website below.
Location: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76135
Dallas Organic Garden Club
Sunday, March 24, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Greater Dallas Organic Garden Club February 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 March topic will be Garland Victory Gardens, presented by Carol Garrison.
Location: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd., Dallas 75230
Webinar – Monarchs in a Web of Life: Predators, Parasites, and Disease
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
This webinar, Monarchs in a Web of Life: Predators, Parasites, 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 the website below, choose Monarch Conservation Series under Projects, 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.
Learn, Grow, Eat & Go
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Learn, Grow, Eat & Go (LGEG) is a research-based curriculum project of the International Junior Master Gardener Program. The program is for grades 3-8. It teaches students to identify where their food comes from, the nutrients found in food, and skills needed to grow their own food and maintain health through physical activity.
Fee: $30; $25 for Arboretum members; includes curriculum guide, wine, snacks, and parking
Register online at https://www.dallasarboretum.org/events-education/professional-development
Location: Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Rd., Dallas 75218
Friends of Oak Cliff Parks Quarterly Meeting
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Did you know that there are over 1,300 species of bats? These flying mammals provide important benefits to natural ecosystems and human economies. At the Friends of Oak Cliff meeting on March 26, Rachel Richter, Urban Biologist for TPWD, will present bat biology, the bat specie that calls Dallas home, why bats are so important, and the current threats to bat populations. Sponsored by The Friends of Oak Cliff Parks.
Free; everyone welcome!
Location: Belmont Hotel, 901 Fort Worth Ave., Dallas 75208
Free parking in the now closed Smoke restaurant adjacent to the hotel.
Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society Meeting
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 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 topic of the March meeting will be Bees, presented by Blake Shook.
Location: Heard Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069
Native Landscape Certification Program
Saturday, March 30, 2019 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Level 2 class of the Native Landscape Certification Program, Design and Development with Native Plants, will be held March 30 in San Antonio. 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: $50 for NPSOT members; $65 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:
April 6 – Level 1, in Denton
April 6 – Level 2, in Houston
April 20 – Level 1, in Boerne
April 27 – Level 1, in Fredericksburg
May 4 – Level 1, in Canyon Lake
May 4 – Level 3, in Dallas
May 4 – Level 2, in Georgetown
May 11 – Level 3, in San Antonio
May 18 – Level 2, in Georgetown
May 19 – Level 3, in Dallas
June 22 – Level 2, in Fort Worth
Above classes also approved for 6 hours AT.
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX 78209