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BCMG February Monthly Meeting – Finding Research-Based Information Online

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

February BCMG Seminar and Meeting
Thursday, February 17, 2022
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Hosted by Bexar County Master Gardeners

Topic:  Finding Research-Based Information Online

Skip will teach you how to find accurate answers to gardening questions from Extension Services, other universities, and other research-based, unbiased sources.  He’ll also discuss ways to help you identify plants and insects online.  You’ll receive a wealth of helpful information to enhance your ability to serve the public (and your own curiosity!) as a Master Gardener volunteer.  A helpful handout with the talk content and websites will be provided to participants to keep and use.

Speaker:  Skip Richter
County Extension Agent – Horticulture, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Skip has worked as a county horticulturist with Texas AgriLife Extension for 32 years in Montgomery, Travis, Harris, and Brazos Counties.  He has served as the National Gardening Association’s regional horticulturist for the southeastern U.S. and is a contributing editor to Texas Gardener magazine.  His Gardening Success radio show in College Station is available online.  Skip’s happy place is sitting in his garden observing and musing about the interactions of plants, insects, and the soil.  Okra is the latest in a long list of obsessions.


The business portion of the meeting will begin immediately after the conclusion of the presentation.

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Registration is required, either in advance or minutes before the start of the program.
A personal webinar link will be emailed to you after registration.

1 BCMG CE – Code 002
Use date 2/17/2022


February 17
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Categories:

Color codes for the calendar are as follows:

  • Orange: These are events for BCMG members only.
  • Blue: These are public events for which BCMG members can also receive CEU credit.
  • Green: These are events that are open to the general public.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides equal opportunities in its programs and employment to all persons, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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