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August 2019

Keeping Cool in the Texas Heat – Barrington Farm

August 10 @ 10:00 am - August 11 @ 4:00 pm CDT

Come stay cool with us in the heat of summer and discover what early Texans did to stay cool. Without modern A.C. you might be surprised at how comfortable you can be in a Texas summer. Contact Barb King for details at 936-878-2214 x.246.

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Mitchell Lake Birding Tour

August 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am CDT
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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 10750 Pleasanton Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78221 United States
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Tours are led by experienced and engaging birders - you will be sure to see some of the more than 300 species of birds who visit Mitchell Lake. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing, including a hat, long pants, closed-toes shoes. Wear sunscreen and bring water! We can even loan you binoculars if you need them. Monthly Birding Tours ; No reservation necessary. Every 1st Sunday at 8am Every 2nd Tuesday at 8am Every 2nd Sunday at 8am Every 3rd…

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Summit Hike

August 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
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One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
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Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Mitchell Lake Birding Tour

August 13 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am CDT
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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 10750 Pleasanton Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78221 United States
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Tours are led by experienced and engaging birders - you will be sure to see some of the more than 300 species of birds who visit Mitchell Lake. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing, including a hat, long pants, closed-toes shoes. Wear sunscreen and bring water! We can even loan you binoculars if you need them. Monthly Birding Tours ; No reservation necessary. Every 1st Sunday at 8am Every 2nd Tuesday at 8am Every 2nd Sunday at 8am Every 3rd…

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Cibolo Little Explorers – Deserts

August 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
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Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Rd.
Boerne, TX 78006 United States
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$5

Every Tuesday morning, birding your little explorer out to the nature center to learn and play! Each month has a different nature theme. You’ll have story time, go for a hike, and will make a craft to take home. For preschoolers and their caregivers. $5 per family

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Master Gardener Advanced Training: Vegetables

August 13 @ 8:00 am - August 15 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Bexar County, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208
San Antonio, TX 78230 United States
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BCMG CEU Code 001.  If you are interested in attending, please email David Rodriguez, Extension Agent-Horticulture, Bexar County at dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu. Master Gardener Vegetables Advanced Training is open only to certified Master Gardeners. Visit https://txmg.org/master-gardener-training/training10/training5/specialist for more details as they become available.

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August 14 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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Leon Valley Community Center, 6427 Evers Rd.
Leon Valley, TX 78238 United States
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Every Wednesday year-round For more information, visit sanantoniofarmersmarket.org

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Urban Forest Connections Monthly Webinar Series

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm CDT
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USDA Forest Service National Urban Forest Technology and Science Delivery Team hosts the series.  Each webinar has a topic and presenters who share their slides and other resources as part of the webinar. Speakers are usually urban foresters or municipal officials reporting on an innovative implementation of urban forestry in their state or community. This webinar series is conducted each month on the second Wednesday of the month, at 12:00 to 1:15 pm, central time.  The webcast uses Adobe Connect meeting,…

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McKinney Falls Trail Crew

August 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm CDT
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McKinney Falls State Park, 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway
Austin, TX 78744 United States
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Free

Looking for an opportunity to work outside, gain new skills, and give back to the only state park in Austin, TX? Join our team as a Trail Crew Volunteer! Trail maintenance experience is a plus, but not necessary. We will train you in proper tool usage, trail specifications, and natural resource management. Our goal is to have a committed group of individuals to service our trails once a month and lead community groups on additional service days in the park…

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Explore the Canyon

August 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:30 am

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
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Join us every third Saturday of the month for a new adventure! Knowledgeable guides discuss the flora, fauna, natural and cultural history of this awesome natural area on this exploration. Length of hike and interpretive topic will vary, depending on the group. Open to all ages; minors must be accompanied by an adult; group size limited to the first 12 people; no pets please. Dress appropriately, sunscreen and hat recommended, wear sturdy footwear for hiking over rough terrain; bring two…

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Garden Docent Work Day

August 17 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 10750 Pleasanton Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78221 United States
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Help upkeep our native gardens and native plant stock. Every 3rd Saturday of the month. We can provide tools and gloves but you are morethan welcomed to bring your own. Please wear proper outdoor attire.  Please contact Gilbert Martinez at gmartinez@audubon.org to sign up.

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Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am CDT
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Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
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$2 – $9

Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek. Join us for a guided walk to the beautiful Honey Creek to learn about both the natural and cultural history of the area. This 2-hour hike begins at the Rust House inside the park. This hike is free beyond the park admission of $7 per person 13 and over (free with a current TPWD Park Pass) and a requested donation of $2 per person to the…

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Farmer’s Market at the Cibolo

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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Herff Farm, 33 Herff Road
Boerne, TX United States
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The Farmers Market at the Cibolo: Nature, Local, Handmade, Fresh. Workshops, kids crafts, garden tours and tips, historic house tours. Closed Dec. 22 & Dec. 29, 2018 & all of January & February 2019, then reopens for the season March 2019.

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Summit Hike

August 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
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Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Heard Third Saturday Nature Talks

August 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
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Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place
McKinney, TX United States
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This month’s nature talk will be a Winter Tree Walk. Join David Powell and learn ways to identify plants without their foliage. Free with paid general admission and to Heard members.

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Wheat and Chaff at Barrington Farm

August 17 @ 10:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm CDT

Dr. Jones noted in his journal on Aug. 4, 1847 - “Thrashed out rye”. Now that our grain crop has been harvested, it’s time to thresh and winnow it to separate seed from stalk. Come help us make our harvest ready to be ground into flour! Contact Ben Baumgartner for more information at 936-878-2214 x246.

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Moondance Concert – Outdoor Concert Series

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm CDT
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One event on June 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Rd.
Boerne, TX 78006 United States
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Food trucks onsite & BYO coolers. Bring your lawn chair and relax. Season tickets for all six concerts -- Members: $45 ($10 single event at door), Non-Members $70 ($15 single event at door), Students Ages 12-18 $5, Kids Under 12 are free. Doors open at 7pm, music at 7:30pm.

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Mitchell Lake Birding Tour

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am CDT
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 10750 Pleasanton Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78221 United States
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Tours are led by experienced and engaging birders - you will be sure to see some of the more than 300 species of birds who visit Mitchell Lake. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing, including a hat, long pants, closed-toes shoes. Wear sunscreen and bring water! We can even loan you binoculars if you need them. Monthly Birding Tours ; No reservation necessary. Every 1st Sunday at 8am Every 2nd Tuesday at 8am Every 2nd Sunday at 8am Every 3rd…

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Summit Hike

August 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
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Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Essentials of Gardening

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels
San Antonio, TX United States
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Free and Open to the Public, 3rd Monday of Every Month. The first session usually starts around 12:15, the second session around 1:30pm. No advance reservations are necessary. $5 donation appreciated to help cover expenses. (Bring your hand pruning tools and have them sharpened by “Dr. Fix-It” for $2 each, a donation to GVST). For more information: info@gardeningvolunteers.org or (210) 251-8101.

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