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Monarch Workshops This Winter

Wednesday, Dec 02, 2015

Monarch Conservation & Habitat Restoration Workshop

Hosted by Native Prairies Association of Texas and Monarch Gateway

When: Sat, Dec 19, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Center for Environmental Research at Hornsby Bend
        2210 F.M. 973, Austin 78725
Registration Fee: $15 due at the door (includes lunch)
RSVP To: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 512-296-9160

TOPICS INCLUDE:

Monarch Host Cities Partnership Project:
How grow and establish healthy milkweed colonies for monarchs
        By Barbara Willy, Director of Monarch Gateway

Our Native Bee Pollinators:
How to protect and support our native bees, including providing bee boxes
        By Michael Warriner, Texas Parks & Wildlife, Wildlife Diversity Program

Monarch & Pollinator Conservation:
How to include as part of a 1-d-1 Wildlife Management Exemption Plan
        By Blake Hendon, Texas Parks & Wildlife, Wildlife Biololgist

Conservation Easements:
A panel discussion on what this conservation tool is, and how it can preserve pollinator habitat
        Melanie Pavlas: Pines & Prairies Land Trust, Executive Director
        David Bezanson: The Nature Conservancy of Texas, Land Protection and Easement Manager
        Pat Merkord: Native Prairies Association of Texas, Executive Director
 

STAY TUNED in 2016!

We’ve got more monthly Monarch Workshops planned throughout the state. The following are scheduled with more details to come.
        -Saturday, January 16 in Winedale
        -Saturday, February 20 in Sugar Land

Give to prairies!

Sunday, Nov 29, 2015

Remember us this Tuesday ...or any day. Your support helps us with our mission to conserve, restore and educate people about the value of our native grasslands. DONATE NOW!

North Texas Wild: Local conservationists are bringing back the Blackland Prairie

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015

Check out this colorful article featured in the Green Source DFW Newsletter written by our very own Amy Martin of the the Dallas area Blackland Chapter of the Native Prairies Association of Texas.

New Shirts for 2016

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015

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Monarch Migration in 3D

Friday, Oct 23, 2015

If you live in Austin or surrounding areas, be sure to check out this 3D documentary on the amazing migration of the monarch butterfly at the Bob Bullock Museum.

Now playing through October 31st in Austin, Texas. Be sure to visit their website for details and showtimes.

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