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October 17 (Wednesday) will be a Multi-County Wildlife Management Workshop, 7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at the Luling Foundation Farm (523 S. Mulberry, Luling, Texas). The workshop will include wildlife rules/regulations, TWA membership, range herbicide labels and use, wildlife habitat and doe population, nature tourism, feral hog management, tabletop discussions, and exhibit booths. Early bird (by Oct. 11) registration is $15/per person ($25 after October 11). See flyer for additional information and registration details.
October 20 (Saturday) will be the Incredible, Edible Insect Event, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the San Antonio Botanical Garden (555 Funston Place, San Antonio, Texas). Bring the family and join us for our Annual Entomophagy (Bug Eating) Event. This year we are partnering with the San Antonio Botanical Gardens and several chefs to provide a family fun, bug eating lunch on October 20th. Family events are free with regular admission, but if you want to partake in the insect gourmet, cost is $25/adult and $10/child (3-13). We may run out of tastings, so please consider registering early instead of at the door at sabot.org.
November 2 & 3 (Friday & Saturday) will be a Beekeeping Basics program with the classroom portion on Nov. 2, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., at the Bexar County Extension Office (3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208) and a field day to a beekeeper’s yard on Nov. 3, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (weather dependent). This program is for anyone interested in beekeeping and/or learning how to start beekeeping, but don’t know where to start. Anyone can be a beekeeper—young or old, city or country dweller! Cost is $65, and online registration is required.
November 9 (Friday), from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m., will be an Agricultural Chemical Collection Event conducted at the Karnes County Youth Show Barn (1480 CR 345) in Kenedy, Texas. Please refer to the flyer as to what items will and will not be accepted.
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