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Predatory Garden Insects from the Nature Discovery Center – April 18

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

April 18 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Join us to have a look at the various predatory insects that can be found in the native plant gardens at the Nature Discovery Center, such as assassin bugs, ladybird Beetles, and Wasps. We will also talk about what you can do to encourage them to stay and prey in your garden.

About the SpeakerEric Duran

Eric is the Head Naturalist at the Nature Discovery Center in Bellaire, Texas. Eric is the primary educator there. He has been an educator and naturalist at Armand Bayou, Houston Zoo, Moody Gardens, Patuxent Research Refuge, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, and Sacha Lodge in Ecuador. He has fieldwork experience with sea turtles, amphibian call counts, reptile surveys, shark surveys, various bird counts, nest box surveys, and King Eider monitoring on the Arctic Tundra. His activities outside of work include herpetology, wildlife/pollinator gardening, science blogging, entomology, bird watching, hiking, baking, vegetarian cooking, and social activism.

Our monthly chapter meetings are held on every 3rd Thursday, January – November. Our meetings are free and open to the public thanks to our members and sponsors.

Join us in person at 7:00 pm! Come at 6:45 pm for a meet and greet with snacks.

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

610 Entrance (preferred)
120 W Loop N Fwy
Houston, TX 77024

Woodway Entrance
4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 77024

Meetings will also be live-streamed and recorded for later viewing.

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