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Homestead Heritage Day, Fishing, and Orienteering at Jones Park Bookmark

PROJECT WILD WORKSHOP Saturday, Feb. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn about ecology and wildlife education during this course accredited by the Texas Environmental Education Advisory Committee (TEEAC) and The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC). Participants receive a (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) TEKS curriculum and activity guide. Bring a lunch and wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Please note: Program will be held at an offsite location. Click the registration link for details. All formal and non-formal educators welcome. A $30 materials fee is required. Registration required by Monday, Jan. 15 at https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/education/project-wild-workshop-33

Field Trips at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Bookmark

Field Trips at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
What's in the water at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve? Recently, more than 120 Cypress Creek High School students found out during a trip to the preserve. Chemistry students tested the water quality at the preserve by measuring the amount of dissolved oxygen and turbidity in the water. The trip was meant to provide an extra layer of learning for students studying water quality as part of their chemistry curriculum. Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Director Rose Belzung-Holmes said the preserve offers many field trip opportunities and resources for educators, from seasonal programming

Grant Benefits Mercer Botanic Gardens Bookmark

Grant Benefits Mercer Botanic Gardens
March Mart shopping hours are now scheduled for March 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the East Side Gardens. Early shopping for TMS members with VIP access starts Friday, March 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and for TMS members Saturday, March 17 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Early shoppers have the best chance of taking home some of Mercer’s rarest plants not available at local nurseries. Shoppers who would like to participate in March Mart early shopping can visit the TMS website to purchase a membership or upgrade their