2019 Backyard Basics Expo
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Join Texas A&M AgriLife for our 2019 Backyard Basics Expo, “The Art of Self-Reliance” Thursday, August 1st, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the San Antonio Garden Center (3310 N. New Braunfels, 78209). Concurrent educational sessions covering topics such as attracting butterflies & hummingbirds, backyard chickens, benefits of compost & mulch, controlling diabetes through healthier food choices, house plants, how to deal with city critters, rainwater harvesting, and much more. Loads of fun, expert speakers, raffle, vendors, free goodies. The cost $20 per person. Registration online is required. Click HERE to register.
July 24th (Wednesday) – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service invites you to attend a Bexar County Land Management Workshop. This workshop will be held at the Bexar County Elections Building. Topics include: Web Soil Survey, Living with Fire in the Wildland Urban Interface, Oak Wilt Identification & Management, Deer Management, Texas Superstar Plants, and Hog Management. The cost is $20 per person. Don’t miss out, register Today!
July 24th-27th 2019 (Wednesday-Friday) Come join us for the 2019 Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Adult Leader Training designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of Youth Gardening. Educators will learn about “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences that will provide an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the minds of children. Location: 3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., San Antonio, TX 78230, (with a field trip to the San Antonio Botanical Garden on Friday) Registration Fee: $100 See flyer for more details.
UPCOMING URBAN WILDLIFE SERIES – “Texas Game Species” – Sponsored by Bexar County Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee to be held at the Bexar County Extension Office during the months of June-September 2019: See flyer for more details.
August 29, 2019 (Thursday) – Come join us for a Food Handlers Permit Class in Spanish. The class will be conducted in Spanish for those who need a permit accredited by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The class is a basic overview of food safety practices that are necessary to ensure you serve safe food at your establishment. To be held at the Bexar County Extension Office – 3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., San Antonio, TX 78230 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. See attached flyer (English): Spanish flyer included: