Now taking applications for the Bexar County Extension Master Gardener Intern Training Class #63. Begins August 21, 2019 – Ends November 13, 2019. Classes will meet every Wednesday from 12noon to 4:00 p.m. Field Trips: October 23rd & November 22nd. Application submission deadline is Monday, June 17, 2019. Click HERE to download application. (Note: must use Internet Explorer to submit application online.) Please contact Denise at (210)631-0400 if you do not receive group interview appointment.
June 7 (Friday) Mark your calendar to attend “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Agricultural Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know” from 9-3 pm at Palo Alto College. This free program is designed to educate landowners about the legal issues they may face. All participants will receive a copy of the “Owning Your Piece of Texas” Handbook, outlining some of these important laws for landowners to be made aware. This information will be useful for any landowner, regardless of the length of ownership, and other professionals who work with new landowners, such as realtors, county appraisal districts, and lenders. Lunch will be sponsored by AgWorkers Insurance. See the attached flyer for more information including how to sign up.
June 15 (Saturday) Make plans to join us for Bexar County Master Gardeners “Top Tomato Contest” at Fanick’s Garden Center (1025 Holmgreen Rd.), 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Open to Texas residents of all ages! (But no commercial growers please.) For additional information click HERE.
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.