Walks

Sponsored by San Antonio Water System, the following Walks are included with membership or general admission ($12-$9). Registration is required.

 

Butterfly Identification Walking Workshop
April 9, and May 10 | 9am-11am

Participants will learn how to identify resident and migrant butterflies, the native Texas plants they require for food and reproduction, and which plants will work well in their landscapes to conserve water and provide habitat. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.
Fee: Included with membership and admission; registration required.
Instructor: Jessica Leslie, Master Naturalist, Master Gardener, and Botanical Garden volunteer
Register for April 9
Register for May 10

Sustainability Walk

Learn how the Garden showcases ways to conserve scarce resources. Its infrastructure, architecture and plants offer important lessons on building sustainable communities. Join our specially trained docents on a walk to examine these diverse features. Participants meet behind the Admissions kiosk and the walk begins at 10am. Instructor: Donald Strandberg
Fee: Included with membership or general admission ($12-$9); registration required
Register for April 5
Register for May 3
Register for June 7

Native Plant Walking Workshop – Third Fridays of the Month

Explore our Texas Native Trails and learn about how native plants conserve water, adapt to their environment, work in landscapes and what their growing requirements are. Discover what their cultural and wildscape uses are as well. Participants meet behind the Admissions kiosk and the walk begins at 10am. Guides: Gary and Nancy Rogers
Fee: Included with membership or general admission ($12-$9); registration required
Register for April 19, 10am
Register for May 17, 10am
Register for June 21

Native Plant Walking Workshop – First Saturdays of the Month

Explore our Texas Native Trails and learn about how native plants conserve water, adapt to their environment, work in landscapes and what their growing requirements are. Discover what their cultural and wildscape uses are as well. Participants meet behind the Admissions kiosk and the walk begins at 10am. Guide: Master Naturalist Julie Strepek
Fee: Included with membership or general admission ($12-$9); registration required
Register for April 6
Register for May 4
Register for June 1

WaterSaver Walks

Explore our WaterSaver Gardens with Master Naturalist Linda Cace. Learn the characteristics of different drought tolerant landscapes, including Cottage, Hill Country, Manicure Xeriscape, and Spanish style.  Come see what’s in bloom! Participants meet in the Greenwood Breezeway of the Halsell Welcome Building and the walk begins at 10am.
Fee: Included with membership or general admission ($12-$9); registration required
Register for March 21
Register for April 18
Register for May 16
Register for June 20

Bird Walking Workshop

Learn about resident and migrant birds in the San Antonio Botanical Garden, their characteristics, and their requirements for food, water, nesting, and protection. Participants meet at 9am in the Greenwood Breezeway of the Halsell Welcome Building and the walk begins at 9:15am.
Fee: Included with membership or general admission ($12-$9); registration required
Register for April 20
Register for May 18
Register for June 15

View the Garden’s current Birding Checklist.