Fall Nature Class - Talking Trees
Nov
21
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Nature Class - Talking Trees

Let’s talk tree communication and leaves! Students should bring the best leaves they can find to class.

As always we will have a classroom portion with fun activity and a hike!

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CRR Work Day and American Heritage Girls Troop TX2912 Education Day
Oct
26
8:30 AM08:30

CRR Work Day and American Heritage Girls Troop TX2912 Education Day

  • Colorado River Refuge- Two Bridges Trailhead (map)
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Join PPLT for regular trail maintenance and educational stations at the Two Bridges Trailhead at the Colorado River Refuge. Margaret will be your trail maintenance lead and the American Heritage Girls Troop TX2912 will have several stations set up for ecological education. This is a family friendly work day so bring your who crew, work gloves, water, and close toed shoes.

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Fall Nature Class - Monarch Migration
Oct
17
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Nature Class - Monarch Migration

Fall is the time of Monarch migration. Come learn more about this incredible journey millions of Monarchs make every year and how we can help them.

As always we will have a classroom portion with fun activity and a hike!

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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)
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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.

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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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