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San Marcos Discovery Center

Fall Workshop Series

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Date (mm/dd/yyyy CDT) Location Workshop Title
09/14/2019
(Sat. 10:00am - 12:00am)
Discovery Center

Korean Natural Farming (20)

Microorganisms are the invisible superheroes of your garden. Learn the many beneficial roles they play, how you can cultivate and nurture them, and watch your garden be transformed!

 
16 of 20 slots filled
Minerva Hernandez (11)
Microbiology Club Organization ranging volunteers from 1-10
Teresa Cavender (2)
Jo Korthals
Logan Leatherwood
Marian Stasney
09/18/2019
(Wed. 6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Discovery Center

Veggie/Herb Gardening (20)

Join Alex at the Discovery Center to learn the ins and outs of growing vegetables and herbs in the fall. Gain valuable insight, tricks, and tips on protecting your garden from the cold and when to harvest. Also learn the basics of organic pest control.

 
All slots filled
Anna Daugherty
Teresa Cavender (2)
Heather Valderrama (2)
Katie Kvanli
Marcy Puente (4)
patricia lapietra (2)
Crystal Castillo
Selena Rivera
Michelle Smith
Logan Leatherwood
Darren Bayhi (2)
Mandy Golian
Lydia Gantert
09/25/2019
(Wed. 6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Discovery Center

Plant Propagation (20)

Interested in growing your own plants? Come learn the process of plant propagation with methods ranging from starting seeds and cuttings to root division and air layering. Workshop includes lecture and hands on activities.

 
14 of 20 slots filled
Teresa Cavender (2)
Beatriz Silva
Tamara Stroud
patricia lapietra (2)
Tammi Cornett (2)
Crystal Castillo
Selena Rivera
Logan Leatherwood
Darren Bayhi (2)
Nilda Farias
09/28/2019
(Sat. 10:00am - 12:00am)
Discovery Center

Compost 101 (20)

Tired of bagging up leaves every fall? Come learn how to turn leaves and kitchen scraps into valuable compost. Composting is an important tool for any gardener and can even help you save money!

 
9 of 20 slots filled
Teresa Cavender (2)
Marcy Puente (4)
Selena Rivera
Logan Leatherwood
Nilda Farias
10/02/2019
(Wed. 6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Discovery Center

Tree Walk & Talk

Join our City Arborist, Kelly Eby, for a walk around the Discovery Arboretum Trail to learn about over 70 native and adapted woody shrubs and trees. Learn how to care for trees and the many benefits they provide

 
7 slots filled - more available
Anna Daugherty
Teresa Cavender (2)
Lynn Ahrens
Selena Rivera
Joanne Shelton (2)
10/09/2019
(Wed. 6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Discovery Center

Ferment, Pickle, & Preserve (20)

Have you ever been curious about the fermenting process? Learn how with Alex as she shows you the ropes on how to best ferment, pickle, and preserve your veggies! Learn how to make kombucha, pickles, kimchi and other fermented delights!

 
All slots filled
Teresa Cavender (2)
Heather Valderrama (2)
Tamara Stroud
Shari Mayorga (2)
Jo Korthals
Crystal Castillo
Selena Rivera
Brandon Hall
Joanne Shelton (2)
Teresa Washburn
Pamela Priest
Michelle Smith
Logan Leatherwood
Darren Bayhi (2)
Angela Bailey
10/16/2019
(Wed. 6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Discovery Center

Monarchs & Milkweed (20)

Are you interested in creating your own monarch waystation? Conrad and Eric will teach us about the importance of monarch conservation, including ways you can improve monarch habitat. Participants go home with a free packet of milkweed seeds!

 
All slots filled
Teresa Cavender (2)
Heather Valderrama (2)
Tamara Stroud
Marcy Puente (4)
Jo Korthals
Tammi Cornett (2)
Selena Rivera
Joanne Shelton (2)
Teresa Washburn
Pamela Priest
Logan Leatherwood
Darren Bayhi (2)
10/23/2019
(Wed. 6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Discovery Center

Green Rooves/ Rain Gardens (20)

Come learn about sustainable landscape design methods, such as green roof systems and rain gardens, that can provide numerous environmental benefits to help mitigate the effects of climate change.

 
8 of 20 slots filled
Teresa Cavender (2)
Heather Valderrama (2)
Selena Rivera
Pamela Priest
Logan Leatherwood
Darren Bayhi
11/13/2019
(Wed. 6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Discovery Center

Recycling 1.0 (20)

Where does your trash go? Learn about the impact your trash has on the planet, and see what small changes you can make every day to lead a sustainable lifestyle. You don't want to miss your chance to win great prizes at this interactive workshop.

 
13 of 20 slots filled
Teresa Cavender (2)
Marcy Puente (4)
Selena Rivera
Teresa Washburn
Logan Leatherwood
Darren Bayhi (2)
Angela Bailey
Nilda Farias
11/15/2019
(Fri. 6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Rio Vista Park near the Park Ranger Station 

Habitat Conservation Plan River Walk Tour

Join HCP staff on a river walk tour to learn about riparian buffer zones, designated access points, and how to get involved with restoration projects along the San Marcos river and watershed. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Tour is approximately 1-mile.

 
7 slots filled - more available
Anna Daugherty
Teresa Cavender (2)
Selena Rivera
Joanne Shelton (2)
Logan Leatherwood
11/20/2019
(Wed. 6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Discovery Center

Invasive Species (20)

Join Eric Weeks as he discusses invasive species, and why they're such a nuisance to the native ecology of Central Texas. Learn which plants may be considered invasive and why, and which native plants could be used as a substitute.

 
8 of 20 slots filled
Teresa Cavender (2)
Selena Rivera
Teresa Washburn
Pamela Priest
Logan Leatherwood
Darren Bayhi (2)
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