Feb 24 2018

High Hope Ranch: Sparrow Camp - Glen Rose (Thru Feb. 25)

Feb 23 2018 - 4:00pm to Feb 25 2018 - 12:00pm
High Hope Ranch Guest Houses Glen Rose , TX

Sparrow Camp, lead by Dr. Byron Stone and co-leaders of Friends of the Balcones Canyonland NWR's SparrowFest near Austin. Workshop fee includes donation to the Friends group, meals from Friday dinner/desert to Sunday breakfast, sparrow ID class, three field trips on 2 private ranchs, onsite housing also available. Early Bird Special through Jan. 31.

Info: Sandy Skrei. stay@highhoperanch.com, cell: 512-554-7421, office, 254-898-4296.

City of Arlington: Master Composter Workshop - Arlington

Feb 23 2018 - 6:00pm to Feb 24 2018 - 4:00pm
UTA’s Veterans Assistance Center
406 Summit Ave
Arlington , TX

Learn how to make great compost in your own backyard and help us spread the word about the many benefits of composting! Whether you’re just starting out or have been composting for years, this class is designed to meet your needs and covers topics such as Composting 101, a history of compost, pile building techniques, vermicomposting and hands-on pile building practice at our UTA composting site.

    ▪    Class graduates receive books, workshop materials, compost bin and a compost thermometer.

    ▪    Attendance required on both days.

    ▪    FREE for Arlington residents; $20 for all others.

    ▪    Registration limited. Once class is full we will start a waitlist.

DFW Urban Wildlife: Village Creek Drying Beds Meetup - Arlington

Feb 24 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Village Creek Drying Beds
1500 NW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington , TX

Chris Jackson, founder of DFWUrbanWildlife.com, leads this meetup. The plan will be to walk into the Village Creek Drying Beds as a group and then hike along the top of the berm that surrounds the property. We will cover most of the perimeter from the elevated vantage point the berm provides. There should be lots of great wildlife to see, and we will stop whenever we come across something interesting.

Texas Bluebird Society: Bluebird Season Kickoff and Auction - Bryan

Feb 24 2018 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Brazos County Expo
5827 Leonard Rd
Bryan , TX

Annual kickoff promotes the conservation of bluebirds (and other cavity nesting birds) and teaches the private citizens how to attract and provide quality habitat for bluebirds across Texas. Guest speakers will cover topics that bluebirders, new and experienced, will find interesting and entertaining. Registrants have the opportunity to win door prizes and attendees can bid in our silent auction for many wonderful items. Additionally, TBS members who pledge to NestWatch at least two nestboxes will receive a free TBS nestbox.

$15.

Botanical Research Institute of Texas: Bring Color into your Home with Terrariums- Fort Worth

Feb 24 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd Begonia Greenhouse
Ft Worth , TX

Join Begonia experts in creating your own terrarium using begonias from the nationally recognized Begonia Species Collection. You will learn the method of creating and caring for a miniature tropical habitat for rare and exotic species and hybrids. You will take home your glass terrarium for instant color.

$25

Citizens' Climate Lobby, Grapevine Chapter: Climate Action Training - Southlake

Feb 24 2018 - 11:30am to 2:00pm
Wildwood Grill
2700 Southlake Blvd
Southlake , TX

Info: Paula Luna, thelunas@prodigy.net

TCU Extended Ed: Create a Monarch Waystation - Ft Worth

Feb 24 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Ft Worth , TX

Learn how to create a garden to attract and support monarch butterflies on their journey north in the spring as well as their migration south in the fall. This class explains the monarch migration and the perils the butterflies face in the US and Mexico. Find out about conservation efforts and how you (or your class) can get involved in citizen science projects.

Instructor: Gail Manning

$45

Bob Jones Nature Center: Annual Fundraiser - Southlake

Feb 24 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
The Marq Southlake
285 Shady Oaks Drive
Southlake , TX

Dinner, dancing and more with host Giovanni Caprigilone and many Master Gardners, pollinator experts and nature lovers in attendance. $100-$750.