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Native Plant Society of Texas

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

NISAW is an international event to raise awareness about invasive species, the threat that they pose, and what can be done to prevent their spread. NISAW is powered by The […]

NISAW Webinar: The Invasive Species Language Workshop

Part of the National Invasive Species Awareness Week series Communicating about invasive species can get complicated! On February 27-28, in partnership with NAISMA for National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW), Sea Grant is proud to present The Invasive Species Language Workshop, bringing together invasive species researchers and science communication professionals to share best practices for […]

Free

NISAW Webinar: The Federal Interagency Committee on the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds

Part of the National Invasive Species Awareness Week series Please join members of the Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds (FICMNEW) to learn more about the organization, hear highlights from 2023, get a preview of upcoming plans, and provide input on future federal coordination needs regarding invasive plant research and […]

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NISAW Webinar: Opportunities and Challenges for Preventing the Next Plant Invasion

Part of the National Invasive Species Awareness Week series In the past 50 years, the number of non-native species introduced outside their native range has doubled, leading to substantial negative ecological and socioeconomic impacts. This is a problem that will persist as species introductions continue to rise and impacts are intensified by climate change and […]

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Leopold Week 2024: Natural, Wild, and Free

"Perhaps such a shift of values can be achieved by reappraising things unnatural, tame, and confined in terms of things natural, wild and free." Aldo Leopold ended the foreword to A Sand County Almanac with this quote in March of 1948. His collection of essays reveals what "natural, wild, and free" meant to him back […]

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Leopold Week 2024 – Kickoff with Buddy Huffaker

What does“natural, wild, and free” mean today? Leopold Foundation Executive Director Buddy Huffaker begins the conversation and kicks off Leopold Week 2024 with an introduction to the speaker series and a special video message from U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore. Register below for the entire series of Leopold Week events.

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Leopold Week 2024 – Drawing a Land Ethic

Visiting artist Max Sorenson will share the process and experiences behind RxReturn, his prescribed fire-inspired art series created during his time at the Leopold Foundation. The series is displayed at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, WI. Register below for the entire series of Leopold Week events.

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Leopold Week 2024 – Diane Wilson on “The Seed Keeper”

Diane Wilson on her award-winning novel The Seed Keeper, a story of remembering our original relationship to the seeds and, through them, to our ancestors. Diane Wilson invites us to reflect on long-term connection to the land through a Dakhóta family’s hopes and sacrifices to protect what matters most. Register below for the entire series […]

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Leopold Week 2024 – Stewarding the Wild: A Conversation with Karl Malcolm

In conversation with foundation Program Director Steve Swenson, Karl Malcolm will dive into his intimate knowledge of ecology in the Gila region and how lessons learned from managing the Gila Wilderness can be applied to the landscape in the Midwest. Register below for the entire series of Leopold Week events.

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Leopold Week 2024 – Ed Yong and “An Immense World”

Human senses offer just one experience out of millions on earth. Ed Yong, award-winning journalist and author of An Immense World, will take us beyond the limitations of our human perception to better understand the wonders and wildness of our diverse planet. Register below for the entire series of Leopold Week events.

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Leopold Week 2024 – 2023-24 Future Leaders Fellows

For nine months, the Future Leaders Fellows have been immersed in the work of the Aldo Leopold Foundation and the landscape that inspired Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac. Join the fellows as they reflect on growing their land ethics and look forward to the rest of their conservation careers. Register below for the entire series […]

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H-E-B and NPSOT Presents: an Our Texas, Our Future film series Saturday, March 9th

The Native Plant Society of Texas, in cooperation with H-E-B, is proud to present five short documentary films about Texas. These films were produced by Fin and Fur Films, the makers of Deep in the Heart: A Texas Wildlife Story. After the screening, there will be a panelist discussion and audience Q&A with Dr. Sara […]

$14 – $15

Monarch Citizen Science Workshop (Boerne)

Are you passionate about monarch butterflies and their conservation? Here's your chance to make a meaningful impact as a Citizen Scientist! Join us for an exciting workshop that plays a vital role in the Tri-National monarch conservation efforts. The National Wildlife Federation's Monarch Stewards Program is hosting aCitizen Science Workshop on March 28th at the […]

2024 City Nature Challenge – Bioblitz

Started in 2016 as a competition between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the City Nature Challenge (CNC) has grown into an international event, motivating people around the world to find and document wildlife in their own cities. Run by the Community Science teams at the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum of […]

Stewardship for Birds in Aquatic & Riparian Habitats

Speakers: Coauthors of Land Stewardship for Birds - Jan Wrede: Environmental Educator and Writer; Rufus Stephens: Wildlife Biologist Riparian corridors have the greatest diversity of bird species and the greatest abundance of individual birds compared to most other habitat types. Also, riparian birds are an excellent indicator of riparian and aquatic ecosystem health, and stewardship […]

Rainwater Harvesting

Robert Mace, Executive Director & Chief Water Policy Officer, with The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment Coming Soon! Register here for this virtual event.