CRR Work Day
Sep
28
8:30 AM08:30

CRR Work Day

  • Colorado River Refuge- Cottonwood Kings Trailhead (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us on September 28th for our monthly service project! We will be working on the Cottonwood Kings trail at the Colorado River Refuge. We will be doing regular trail maintenance so please bring loppers, trimmers, gloves, hat and water bottle.

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Agriculture Pasture Restoration and Monitoring Workshop
Sep
20
1:00 PM13:00

Agriculture Pasture Restoration and Monitoring Workshop

Join agriculture specialists from the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), Holistic Management International (HMI), Black Gold Resources, and 100 Ranchers for an afternoon workshop about pasture restoration strategies and easy-to-use monitoring methods to help document change.

 The workshop is set for Friday, September 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the S3 Legacy Ranch, 1320 San Marcos Highway in Luling, Texas.  NCAT agriculture specialist Kara Kroeger and other experts will talk about ecosystem functions and soil health principles to improve pasture productivity, planned grazing to improve soil health, and monitoring progress of pasture restoration.

You'll also learn about identifying the key areas of your land to monitor, and have an opportunity to network with fellow grazers.

The event is free but registration is required. To reserve your spot or for more information, contact Kara Kroeger at 479-587-3479 or karak@ncat.org.           

Since 1976, the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) has been helping people by championing small-scale, local and sustainable solutions to reduce poverty, promote healthy communities and protect natural resources. More information about its programs and services is available at www.ncat.org<http://www.ncat.org> or by calling 1-800-ASK-NCAT.

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Play to Give Ladies Game Night!
Sep
17
7:00 PM19:00

Play to Give Ladies Game Night!

  • Radiant Mama at Community Gardens (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Radiant Mama is hosting a game night benefiting PPLT!


Radiant Mama Cold Pressed Juice Bar🍌 is partnering up with 🌲Pines & Prairies Land Trust and Community Gardens to offer a fun evening for mamas and ladies who need a stress-free night out and want to be part of giving back to the community. 💫💗

Each month, Radiant Mama will feature a different crowd pleasing game like Bunco or Left-Right-Center and a portion of the proceeds from the "winner's pot" will go to Pines & Prairies Land Trust and the winners of the game who can choose to pocket their money 💃or donate!

Radiant Mama will be opening the juice bar "after hours" which will give everyone an opportunity to enjoy our cold pressed juices, superfood smoothies at 🎉10% off all night!
Menu: RadiantMamaJuiceBar.com

HEALTHY COCKTAILS - Radiant Mama will be offering a complimentary shot of liquor to go in our yummy cold pressed juices with purchase of a 16 oz. juice!

LIMITED TICKETS - There are only 20 tickets available and tickets are $20 and go directly to the game pot and you will receive your cash back to play with when you arrive! Be sure to purchase your tix now at link below to ensure a seat 👇

We hope to see you for a wholesome, fun filled evening of friends,food, healthy drinks & cocktails, games & giving back to the community! 🤩


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Travis Audubon Birding Hike at the Colorado River Refuge
Mar
30
7:30 AM07:30

Travis Audubon Birding Hike at the Colorado River Refuge

This is a four-hour birding hike led and organized by the Travis Audubon Society along the river, up a creek, and back.  One-and-a-half miles each way, for a total of three miles. The trail is dirt, and the walking easy, except for a short climb up the slope of the river bank and back down on the return trip.

Habitat ranges from old growth riparian, to newer growth, and some open, mesic areas.

Target species are Bald Eagle, Pileated Woodpecker, Greater Roadrunner, and early spring migrants.

The Audubon Society will meet at 7:00 AM sharp at the Hornsby Bend Research Center to carpool to the refuge. Contact George Kerr for information on meeting at the refuge. After the hike we will picnic next to the river.  Details will be provided to registrants.

Participation is free. Membership in Travis Audubon Society is encouraged, but not required.  Registration is required, and is limited to 15 participants.  Please consider contributing to, and/or participating in, Birdathon.

Contact George Kerr at ykp@kerrlink.com with questions.

REGISTER HERE


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Spring Nature Class- Monarchs
Mar
28
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Nature Class- Monarchs

In March we will be learning about the Amazing Monarch- Come learn about the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly from the egg all the way to the butterfly. Citizen science plays an important role in helping with conservation of this beautiful butterfly so we will discuss ways you can get involved.

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Conservation Wrangler Summit and Celebration
Oct
29
2:00 PM14:00

Conservation Wrangler Summit and Celebration

Texan by Nature and our founder, Mrs. Laura Bush, are thrilled to host the first annual Conservation Wrangler Summit and Celebration. This important event brings together 300 Texas leaders to engage in a thought-provoking summit exploring the beneficial connection between conservation and business. The event culminates in a gourmet meal and celebration of this year’s Texan by Nature Conservation Wrangler projects. This exciting summit and celebration is made possible by the generous support of the Pine Foundation.

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Nature Class- Mammals and Tracking
Sep
20
to Sep 21

Nature Class- Mammals and Tracking

  • Lost Pines Nature Trails (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Mammal tracks are everywhere!  They tell the life stories of the mostly unseen animals that share our woodlands, parks, and backyards.  By recognizing and understanding their tracks, you can read the dynamic stories they have written all around us.  Join us for a morning of discovery and fun hands-on activities as we get to know the tracks of mammals such as coyotes, bobcats, white-tailed deer, raccoons, opossums, and more.

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Healthy Parks Plan Steering Committee Meeting - Lockhart
Sep
19
11:00 AM11:00

Healthy Parks Plan Steering Committee Meeting - Lockhart

  • First Lockhart National Bank. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This round of Steering Committee Meetings will allow us to present updates related to our GIS analysis and community engagement, and allow the Steering Committee to provide feedback and guidance on our proposed next steps. We will also review draft guiding principles and discuss park and health issues and solutions on a more local level.

Please note that this event is open to Steering Committee members who attended our April event as well as new members.

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Healthy Parks Plan Steering Committee Meeting - Bastrop
Sep
18
11:00 AM11:00

Healthy Parks Plan Steering Committee Meeting - Bastrop

  • Bastrop County Taxes and Development Services Building, TADS Multipurpose Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This round of Steering Committee Meetings will allow us to present updates related to our GIS analysis and community engagement, and allow the Steering Committee to provide feedback and guidance on our proposed next steps. We will also review draft guiding principles and discuss park and health issues and solutions on a more local level.

Please note that this event is open to Steering Committee members who attended our April event as well as new members.

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