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ITMN Wildflower Walk
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

ITMN Wildflower Walk 
Saturday, April 20, 2019   8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Join the Indian Trail Master Naturalists on their Third Saturday Wildflower Walk at Mockingbird Park in Midlothian. Walk starts at 8:00 AM in the butterfly garden at Mockingbird Park and consists of a ½ mile trail identifying wildflowers. Everyone is invited to attend, and there is no charge. Bring drinking water. Closed-toe shoes and insect repellent are recommended.

If the weather is rainy, the walk is cancelled. Walks are held March through September.

Location: Mockingbird Nature Park, 1361 Onward Rd., Midlothian, TX 76065
Website: http://txmn.org/indiantrail
Contact: information@itmnc.com

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Native Landscape Certification Program
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Native Landscape Certification Program 
Saturday, April 20, 2019     8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Level 1 class of the Native Landscape Certification Program, Introduction to Native Landscapes, will be held April 20 in Boerne. This class covers the benefits of including and preserving native plants in landscapes and building wildlife habitat; distinguishing between sustainable and conventional development; and the Texas ecoregion, including soil type. 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: $45

For more information and to register: http://npsot.org/wp/nlcp/

Registration is also open for these NLCP classes:
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.

Only participants who have completed Level 1 may attend Level 2 or Level 3. Fee for Level 2 or 3 is $50 for NPSOT members or $65 for non-members.

Location: Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Road, Boerne, TX 78006

TA 2/9/19

Dallas Recycling: Zero Waste
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Dallas Recycling: Zero Waste
Saturday, April 20, 2019  9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Marcos Estrada, Coordinator – Zero Waste for the City of Dallas Office of Environmental Quality and Sustainability, will provide information about recycling and its impact on our city and environment.

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

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

TA 4/11/19

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

Heard Third Saturday Nature Talks
Saturday, April 20, 2019   9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

This month’s nature talk will be Wild Orchids Grow in Texas. Presenter Stephanie Varnum will describe these beautiful plants and give some ideas about where and when to find them.

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

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Free Food – Wild Edibles at JBS
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free Food – Wild Edibles at JBS (AT)
Saturday, April 20, 2019   10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Master Naturalist Bob Richie will lead this foraging walk. We will search out and try some of the edible plants that grow naturally in the area and discuss some useful and medicinal plants that can be found as well.

Cost: $10; members $5

Register by email to Linda Dunn at ldunn@wetlandcenter.com or call 972-474-9100.

Location: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Lane, Seagoville, TX 75159
Website: http://www.wetlandcenter.com
Project Leader/Contact: Bob Richie  rgrichie@sbcglobal.net

Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for 2 hours AT)
Do not include drive time.
MM 3/6/19

Hike Penitentiary Hollow in Mineral Wells
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hike Penitentiary Hollow in Mineral Wells 
Saturday, April 20, 2019     10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Jeff Quayle will lead a hike at Penitentiary Hollow at Lake Mineral Wells State Park on Saturday, April 20. RSVP to website below to reserve a place. Jeff recommends hiking boots and long pants. We will meet in the parking lot of the picnic area at Penitentiary Hollow.

Location: Lake Mineral Wells State Park, 100 Park Road 71, Mineral Wells, TX 76067

To RSVP: https://hikepenitentiaryhollow.eventbrite.com

For more information: Jeff Quayle at squaylei2000@gmail.com or 817-729-0283  or see Fort Worth NPAT website: https://fortworthnpat.wordpress.com/

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

Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Saturday, April 20, 2019   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 4/11/19

Residential Solar at BEC
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Residential Solar at BEC
Saturday, April 20, 2019   10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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

Coppell resident Lou Duggan will share his experiences with solar from service provider to results, with actual costs and savings.

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 4/11/19

Gardening for Hummingbirds at NHG
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Gardening for Hummingbirds at NHG
Saturday, April 20, 2019  1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Carolyn Oldham and Jerri Kerr walk you through creating proper habitat with appropriately chosen plants to attract not only the native, but also the many visiting hummingbirds that we have in North Texas.

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

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

TA 4/11/19

Legends of Spring Wildflowers at FWNC
Apr 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Legends of Spring Wildflowers at FWNC
Saturday, April 20, 2019   1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Hike the Prairie Trail with a naturalist and hear about the legends and folklore of Texas wildflowers. Activity #21448

$5 with paid admission, members free
Admission is $5, $3 seniors.

For more information including registration link, go to the Events Calendar at the FWNC website below.

Location: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76135
Website: http://www.fwnaturecenter.org

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