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Texas Tropical Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

McAllen: Backyard Habitat Steward


Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 19 2013.
October 15, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:30am

Become a
Backyard Habitat Steward

Habitat stewards make a difference by starting in their own backyard. Participants receive 15 hours of professional hands-on training to create wildlife friendly and attractive gardens—small or large!

QUINTA MAZATLAN
Tuesdays, October 15th – November 19th, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
$60 per person (includes binder, all materials, patch and yard plaque)

RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW!

OCTOBER 15TH DESIGN A BACKYARD HABITAT
Speaker: Carol Goolsby, Quinta Mazatlan
Backyard habitat—valley eco-system-xeriscaping-field walk

OCTOBER 22ND TREES-TREES-TREES
Speaker: Ed Kapel, Edinburg Urban Forester
Choose native trees and discuss care!

OCTOBER 29TH BACKYARD BIRDS & OTHER WILDLIFE
Speaker: John Brush, Quinta Mazatlan
Attract birds & butterflies and create a mesquite feeder

NOVEMBER 5TH ALL ABOUT NATIVES & GARDENING
Speaker: Mike Heep, Heep Native Nursery
Field walk and themed native plant gardens

NOVEMBER 12TH WATER & SOIL & MAINTENANCE
Speaker: Delila Martinez, City of McAllen, Public Works
Space-shelter-water-compost-mulch-pest control

NOVEMBER 19TH: LANDSCAPE DESIGN FOR YOUR SPACE
Speaker: Allen Williams
Consultation on creating a wildscape in YOUR YARD!

Location

  • Quinta Mazatlan
  • 600 Sunset Dr.
  • McAllen, Texas
  • 78503

Contact

  • Contact:
    Carol Goolsby
  • Phone:
    956-681-3370

Fees

  • $60 per person (includes binder, all materials, patch and yard plaque)


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