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SIGN UP NOW! August 19 (Saturday) – December 2, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, at the San Antonio Botanical Garden, will be the Fall 2017 Children’s Vegetable Garden Program for children ages 8-13 to get hands-on horticulture experience; cost is $40 per plot for 1 child or $60/shared plot for 2 children
Do you have an interest in learning and playing an active part in conservation? Consider becoming a Texas Master Naturalist Volunteer! Apply now to be considered for the 2017 Fall Alamo Area Master Naturalist Class with orientation the evening of August 31 and classes running September 7 – November 9, 12:30-4:30 p.m., at the Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park-West, 8400 N.W. Military Highway. Deadline to apply is August 17 at 6:00 p.m.; cost is $200.
August 30 (Wednesday) – A FREE program discussing the essentials of Fall Planting & Soil Preparation will be conducted by David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent-Horticulture, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Eco Centro, 1802 N. Main Avenue
August 31 (Thursday) – A program on Urban Feral Hogs will be held 5:00-9:00 p.m. at the Bexar County Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, Cost – $15; 3 CEUs for Licensed Private Applicators will be provided; please register by August 25, 2017
September 7 (Thursday) – A program on Fall Vegetable Gardening will be held 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Blue Star Brewing Company (1414 S. Alamo St., Suite #105); the program is FREE and 2 CEUs will be awarded to Master Gardeners in attendance.
September 19 (Tuesday) – South Region Landowner Series – Session #1 will be conducted at the Bexar County Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, Cost – $15/session or $30 for the series for individuals and $25/class or $50 series for couples; please register by September 12. Pesticide CEUs will be offered.
For information on controlling mosquitoes and reducing the spread of Zika virus, visit http://agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/solutions/controlling-mosquitoes-reduce-spread-zika-virus/.
September 23 (Saturday) – 2017 Fall Youth Garden Educator Training – Come join us this September for the 2017 Fall Youth Garden Educator training class! This training is designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of youth gardening in the classroom and community. 9 am – 2 pm, (8:30 am-9:00 am – Check In) at Phil Hardberger Park West Urban Ecology Center, 8400 NW Military Highway, San Antonio, TX 78231