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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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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.

2016 North American Prairie Conference

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015

SAVE THE DATE!


Summer 2016 North American Prairie Conference!

From Cemetery Prairies to National Tallgrass Prairies

July 17-20, 2016
Illinois State University, Normal Illinois

Prairie professionals from around the nation will converge for sessions covering landscape scale restoration, the status of grassland birds, and much more!

A great line up of speakers is already confirmed, and there will also be more than 70 oral papers on many aspects of prairie ecology, restoration, management and innovative ideas for working lands.

This conference will honor Pete Schramm, the individual responsible for organizing the very first North American Prairie Conference hosted at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois in 1968.

FIELD TRIPS to large scale high diversity restorations include:
• Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie (19,000-acres & Bison)
• Nachusa Grassland (3,000-acres & Bison)
• Efroymson Restoration at Kankakee Sands (7,000-acres)
• ...and a diversity of other locations throughout the region

Registration will be available February 1 (Early registration deadline May 1)

Visit the Conference Website for more information and to register starting in February.

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