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OCTOBER at KIRCHOFF FAMILY FARM Monday, October 2 “Monitoring Survey of Kirchoff Family Farm”   …

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Monday, 1 pm - Thursday, 12 Noon 2017 Master Volunteer Entomology Specialist Class Texas A&M AgriLife Center, 17360 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX 75252

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Travis Audubon’s Speaker Series: Scott Weidensaul presenting “Living on the Wind, Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds”Thursday, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Doors at 6:30…

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SAVE THE DATES- OCTOBER 2 & 28, 2017

OCTOBER at KIRCHOFF FAMILY FARM

Monday, October 2

“Monitoring Survey of Kirchoff Family Farm”

  (Register by 09-28-17)   (Scroll to October 2, 2017)

Saturday, October 28

“Wildlife Habitat and Restoration”

Don’t miss this FREE Workshop; lunch will be provided.

News & Events for October 28, 2017 will soon provide Timeline/Schedule, Distinguished Presenters, and Online Registration.

September 18-21, 2017 - Dallas, TX

Monday, 1 pm - Thursday, 12 Noon

2017 Master Volunteer Entomology Specialist Class

Texas A&M AgriLife Center, 17360 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX 75252 map

This year Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center was unable to accommodate everyone interested in advanced entomology training.
Please check their site next spring for information on the 2018 class.

September 21, 2017 - Austin, TX

Travis Audubon’s Speaker Series: Scott Weidensaul presenting “Living on the Wind, Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds”

Thursday, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

(Doors at 6:30 PM)

Free to the public.  This event will be held at the Hyde Park Christian Church, 610 E. 45th Street, Austin, TX 78751. Details and maps are provided on the Travis Audubon’s Calendar.
(Photo:Travis Audubon)

September 21 - October 26, 2017 - Statewide!

The 2017 Wild Texas Film Tour! Hosted by filmmaker and conservationist Ben Masters.

Showcasing wildlife, adventure, and conservation stories from across the state.

Don’t miss this WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY! Meet the characters in the films, the folks behind the cameras, and some of the best photographers, anglers, outdoorsman, and wildlife enthusiasts in the state of Texas!
Tour coming to: Alpine, Amarillo, Austin, College Station, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Midland, Marfa, San Antonio! (Check out Venues, Box office Information & Showtimes).  Sponsors: YETI, Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Stewards of the Wild, King Land & Water, and Borderlands Research Institute.

September 22, 2017 - TXSER Call for Abstracts Deadline

GET READY for TXSER’S Annual Conference November 10-12, 2017

Presentation and paper abstract submission.  Please follow the link: Abstract Submission Guidelines.

Register before September 30th for the early bird rates: TXSER Annual Conference.

September 23, 2017 - Padre Island National Seashore, TX

Padre Island is now reopened after Hurricane Harvey.


Call 361-949-8068 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

September 23 - October 8, 2017

Texas Pollinator Bioblitz, 2017

Let’s help each other learn about pollinators and pollinator habitat. Observe and identify pollinators!

The Monarch Butterfly population across the Eastern U.S., Canada, and Mexico has declined by nearly 80% over the past 20 years. Also, 30 native pollinator/flower-visiting species (bees, butterflies, & moths) are designated as “Species of Greatest Conservation Need”. Pollinators perform extremely beneficial, life-sustaining services: the butterflies, bees & moths, bats, hummingbirds, wasps, flies, & beetles all sustain native plant species, human food crops, and even crops for livestock.

The Texas Pollinator Bioblitz encourages all ages and abilities—to locate pollinators and nectar-producing plants. We know pollinators can be difficult to identify, so we suggest you share your observations with the ‘Community of Naturalists’‘. Include a simple description of the species or its behavior and post it on Instagram or iNaturalist. The more experienced naturalist can then post a photo/details on iNaturalist, which records the date and location of the observation and allows other naturalists to help with identification.
State-wide Partners: National Butterfly Center; Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; National WiIldlife Federation; and Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

Saturdays in September, October & November, 2017 in 8 CITIES!

NPSOT’s FALL LANDSCAPING CLASSES are being offered in 8 Locations!

(9/23 & 30; 10/7, 14, 21 & 28; 11/4, 11 & 12!)

1-day classes are part of the Native Landscaping Certification Program; the series teaches best practices for native plant landscaping – including wildlife habitat gardening.
Classes are open to the public and intended to be useful both to homeowners and professionals NPSOT_2017_FALL_LANDSCAPING_CLASSES.pdf.
Three levels are offered; anyone may register for a Level 1 class;
Level 1 is a PREREQUISITE for advancing to Level 2 and Level 3;
For more information or, to complete a mail-in registration, email a request to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call Meg Inglis at 512.589.1316.

September 28, 2017-DEADLINE-Register-Monitoring Survey Oct 2

Register by 5pm to attend October 2 NPAT Monitoring Survey

Kirchoff Family Farm (Scroll to October 2, 2017)

September 29, 2017 - Fort Worth, TX

LANDOWNER WORKSHOP

Legal Update and Conservation Strategies for Texas Landowners

Friday at the Texas A&M University – School of Law in Fort Worth:

1515 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Register at event: $10 per person
Host: Texas Land Conservancy 

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