Travis County Conservation Expo

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 10:32 AM | Anonymous member
Landowners in Travis County are invited to a free one-day workshop on Saturday, June 9, 9 am - 4 pm, at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Presentations will be given by Dr. David Appel (Texas A&M) on oak wilt prevention and mature tree care, Jeremy Hasty (NRCS) on brush and native grass management, Andrea DeLong-Amaya (Ladybird Wildflower Center) on landscaping with natives, and our own Carl Schwope on prescribed fire and protecting structures from wildfire. The target audience for these workshops is the new landowner who has purchased 10-200 acres and needs knowledge on how to manage it. For more information and to RSVP, contact or 512-339-3772. A free lunch will be provided to the first 200 registrants.

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The Friends of Balcones Canyonlands NWR is a 501(c)(3) organization whose primary purpose is to support the mission of the Refuge in restoring and protecting the habitat. The Friends are committed to building a diverse, vibrant community that appreciates, supports, and connects with nature in a meaningful way.

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Join the Friends in protecting the wildlife and habitat, and supporting the mission of the Refuge. Start by taking a hike or  attending an event, by watching the seasons change through what’s blooming, or by just watching a hawk soar, or even just sitting still and listening to the songbirds sing. You can have a positive impact. Come find your refuge at the Refuge and join the fun!

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