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