Monarch Conservation & Habitat Restoration Workshop

Monarch Workshops This Winter

Wednesday, Dec 02, 2015

Monarch Conservation & Habitat Restoration Workshop

Hosted by Native Prairies Association of Texas and Monarch Gateway

 

When: Sat, Dec 19, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Center for Environmental Research at Hornsby Bend
        2210 F.M. 973, Austin 78725
Registration Fee: $15 due at the door (includes lunch)
RSVP To: Kirsti Harms , 512-296-9160

TOPICS INCLUDE:

Monarch Host Cities Partnership Project:
How grow and establish healthy milkweed colonies for monarchs
        By Barbara Willy, Director of Monarch Gateway

Our Native Bee Pollinators:
How to protect and support our native bees, including providing bee boxes
        By Michael Warriner, Texas Parks & Wildlife, Wildlife Diversity Program

Monarch & Pollinator Conservation:
How to include as part of a 1-d-1 Wildlife Management Exemption Plan
        By Blake Hendon, Texas Parks & Wildlife, Wildlife Biololgist

Conservation Easements:
A panel discussion on what this conservation tool is, and how it can preserve pollinator habitat
        Melanie Pavlas: Pines & Prairies Land Trust, Executive Director
        David Bezanson: The Nature Conservancy of Texas, Land Protection and Easement Manager
        Pat Merkord: Native Prairies Association of Texas, Executive Director
 

STAY TUNED in 2016!

We’ve got more monthly Monarch Workshops planned throughout the state. The following are scheduled with more details to come.
        -Saturday, January 16 in Winedale
        -Saturday, February 20 in Sugar Land