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9:00 am

The Wonder of Texas’ Native Plants – Government Canyon SNA

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Road
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
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Do you want to know more about the Native Plants in NW Bexar County?  If so, please join us on Saturday, December 4th, from 9 AM until around Noon for a fairly easy hike (about 1.5 miles round trip) over gentle terrain.  We will discuss how local geology has contributed to the extensive biodiversity across the region and how the ...

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10:00 am

Native Plant Guided Tour at SABOT

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Explore our 11–acre Texas Native Trail with Master Naturalists.  Learn about how native plants conserve water, adapt to their environment, and work in landscapes and what their growing requirements are.  Topics include medicinal uses of native plants as well as their historical and cultural uses, and which are favored by birds, butterflies and other wildlife.  There are more than 250 ...

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2:00 pm

Ethnobotany of the Mesquite – In the Botanical Garden

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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The mesquite tree (prosopis spp.) is a fascinating and vital species in this region, not just ecologically but also culturally, nutritionally, and economically.  This workshop will include a basic introduction of the mesquite as a species but will primarily focus on how it has been used throughout history and its continuing importance today.  This class will include a lecture, a tasting of ...

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  • 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.
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