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March 15th, 2019

Native Plant Walking Workshop

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 plant species in collections that represent three ecosystems.

Fee: Walk is included with admission. Registration required. Special thanks to SAWS for their sponsorship support!

Guide: Gary and Nancy Rogers

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February 15th, 2019

Native Plant Walk

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 plant species in collections that represent three ecosystems.

Fee: Included with paid admission ($12-9) and membership admission; registration required.
Instructors: Gary and Nancy Rogers

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January 18th, 2019

Native Plant Walk

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 plant species in collections that represent three ecosystems.

Guide: Donald Standberg

Fee: Included with membership or general admission($12-9). Registration required!

Special thanks to San Antonio Water System for their sponsorship support.

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November 16th, 2018

Native Plant Walk

Friday, November 16 |10am-11am

Explore our Texas Native Trails with experienced Master Naturalists with a focus on specific native plants along the trail. Learn a little history and ethno-botany along the way and join in the discussion of water, soil, topography and weather that allow our natives to thrive. Walk meets at 10 am in the Breezeway of the Halsell welcome building.

Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at San Antonio Water System, Included with general admission. Members enjoy this event for free, but registration is required.

Guides: Nancy and Gary Rogers

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October 19th, 2018

Native Plant Walk

Explore our Texas Native Trails with experienced Master Naturalists with a focus on specific native plants along the trail. Learn a little history and ethno-botany along the way and join in the discussion of water, soil, topography and weather that allow our natives to thrive. Walk meets at 10 am in the Breezeway of the Halsell welcome building.

Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at San Antonio Water System, walk is free to Botanical Garden members or with paid admission, but registration is required.

Guides: Nancy and Gary Rogers

Register here for October 19 Native Plant Walk

September 21st, 2018

Native Plant Walk

Native Plant Walk
Friday, September 21 | 10am-11am

Explore our Texas Native Trails with experienced Master Naturalists with a focus on specific native plants along the trail. Learn a little history and ethno-botany along the way and join in the discussion of water, soil, topography and weather that allow our natives to thrive. Walk meets at 10 am in the Breezeway of the Halsell welcome building.

Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at San Antonio Water System, walk is free to Botanical Garden members or with paid admission, but registration is required.

Guides: Nancy and Gary Rogers

Register here for September 21 Native Plant Walk

April 20th, 2018

Native Plant Walk

Explore our 11-acre Texas Native Trail with a Master Naturalist.  This area has its own distinctive and diverse ecological region of Texas, varying in soil, plant life, topography, and weather. There are more than 250 plant species in collections that represent three ecosystems. In the East Texas Piney Woods, visitors find Pines, Sweetgum, Sassafras, and other acidic soil-loving woodland species. The Hill Country area features Live Oaks, Juniper, Texas Mountain Laurel, Eve’s necklace, Blanco Crabapple, Possum Haw, Hop-tree, Uvalde Maples, and other limestone tolerant plants. In the South Texas region, Dryland trees and thorny brush such as Torchwood, Mexican Olive, mesquite, Texas Ebony, and Huisache thrive. On this Walk you’ll learn about the medicinal uses of native plants as well as their historical and cultural uses, and which are favored by birds, butterflies and other wildlife. Sponsored by SAWS.

Meet at 10 am at the Breezeway of the Halsell Welcome Building.  Walk is free to members or with paid admission, but registration is required.

Friday, April 20             Click here to register

March 16th, 2018

Native Plant Walk

Explore our 11-acre Texas Native Trail with a Master Naturalist.  This area has its own distinctive and diverse ecological region of Texas, varying in soil, plant life, topography, and weather. There are more than 250 plant species in collections that represent three ecosystems. In the East Texas Piney Woods, visitors find Pines, Sweetgum, Sassafras, and other acidic soil-loving woodland species. The Hill Country area features Live Oaks, Juniper, Texas Mountain Laurel, Eve’s necklace, Blanco Crabapple, Possum Haw, Hop-tree, Uvalde Maples, and other limestone tolerant plants. In the South Texas region, Dryland trees and thorny brush such as Torchwood, Mexican Olive, mesquite, Texas Ebony, and Huisache thrive. On this Walk you’ll learn about the medicinal uses of native plants as well as their historical and cultural uses, and which are favored by birds, butterflies and other wildlife. Sponsored by SAWS.

Meet at 10 am at the Breezeway of the Halsell Welcome Building.  Walk is free to members or with paid admission, but registration is required.

Friday, March 16           Click here to register

August 18th, 2017

Native Plant Walk

Native Plant Walks (pre-registration Necessary)

Explore our 11-acre Texas Native Trail with a Master Naturalist.  This area has its own distinctive and diverse ecological region of Texas, varying in soil, plant life, topography, and weather. There are more than 250 plant species in collections that represent three ecosystems. In the East Texas Piney Woods, visitors find Pines, Sweetgum, Sassafras, and other acidic soil-loving woodland species. The Hill Country area features Live Oaks, Juniper, Texas Mountain Laurel, Eve’s necklace, Blanco Crabapple, Possum Haw, Hop-tree, Uvalde Maples, and other limestone tolerant plants. In the South Texas region, Dryland trees and thorny brush such as Torchwood, Mexican Olive, mesquite, Texas Ebony, and Huisache thrive. On this Walk you’ll learn about the medicinal uses of native plants as well as their historical and cultural uses, and which are favored by birds, butterflies and other wildlife.

Meet at 10 am at the Carriage House.  Walk is free to members or with paid admission, but registration is required.

Friday, August 18 – Texas Hill Country Guides:  Nancy and Gary Rogers, Master Naturalists

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March 10th, 2017

Native Plant Walk

South Texas

In the South Texas region, Dryland trees and thorny brush such as Torchwood, Mexican Olive, mesquite, Texas Ebony, and Huisaache thrive. On this Walk you’ll learn about the medicinal uses of native plants as well as their historical and cultural uses, and which are favored by birds, butterflies and other wildlife.

Meet at 10 am at the Carriage House.  Walk is free to members or with paid admission, but registration is required.

Guide: Jessica Leslie, Master Naturalist

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