Category Archives: Events

Austin Arbor Day, Texas Native Plant Week, and the Return of Rainwater Season: Community Courses, Events, and Expos

Whether you’re looking for a civic celebration, ecological education, or some great green opportunities for community outreach, autumn in the Austin area has something to offer everyone. From Austin’s own Arbor Day on October 18th and seed and starts sales commemorating Texas Native Plant Week at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, fall is the […]

August Conservation Activities: Riparian Restoration, Gardening Guru Guidance, and Green Family Fun!

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As the summer season reaches its peak, our local conservation efforts are more vital than ever–and as always there is a lot green going on in central Texas and the Austin area. Whether you’re looking for some sun-kissed August opportunities for open-air conservation courses and volunteer stewardship, helpful expert advice for hill country homeowners and […]

High Summer in Hill Country: Upcoming Conservation Workshops, Community Presentations, and Homegrown Family Fun!

Summer has officially arrived! Along with backyard barbecues, citywide celebrations, and a whole host of open-air markets showcasing some of Texas’ finest sustainable produce, you’ll find plenty of conservation celebrations, informational opportunities, community colloquia, and family-friendly festivities.   Whether you would finally like to learn the fine art of curbside composting, inspire your kids to […]

Central Texas Summertime Conservation Celebrations, Classes, and Special Seminars

The summer months can be trying times for Texan gardeners. Luckily you’ll find that there are plenty of upcoming opportunities for honing your drought-tough lawn and gardening techniques, improving your knowledge of native landscaping know-how, and getting the whole family involved in keeping Texas natural, native, and conservation-conscious.   Volunteer and Community Garden Events   […]

Preserving Native Texas: Conservation Workshops, Native Garden Tours, and Family Festivals!

With spring well under way and summer fast approaching gardeners are getting in gear, families are prepping for outdoor fun, and everyone eco-minded is thinking about surviving the dry months to come. From fun kid-friendly festivals and volunteer opportunities to local sustainable garden tours and informational seminars, you’ll find plenty of spring and summer Hill […]