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Is Texas Wild? Conservation Conversations

February 6 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

| $15 – $25

The Witte Museum invites you to be a part of the 2019 dialogue series, Is Texas Wild?: Conservation Conversations. Dive into the McLean Family Texas Wild Gallery through interactive experiences and encounters with experts in fields ranging from the expansive flora and fauna of Texas to stewarding the land, as we discuss finding the harmony between people and the land.

$25 Adult $15 Member
Texas Master Naturalists get Member Admission when you bring your TMN badge to Walker Admission Desk.

The Birds and The Bees
February 6th, 2019
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Dr. Jessica Beckham and Dr. Janis Bush, University of Texas at San Antonio and Lee Marlowe, San Antonio River Authority

Over 80% of the world’s flowering plants reproduce thanks to pollinators. Without them, some of our favorite and most prized foods would cease to exist. Today, many factors put pollinators at risk. Investigate how people are ensuring pollinators have a place in our future and ways you can help.

Admission includes gallery exploration of The Birds and the Bees: Pollinators in Nature, Science and Culture.

I Think I Have an Invasive
April 3rd, 2019
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Dr. Megan Clayton, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, and John Kinsey and Monica McGarrity Texas Parks & Wildlife

An invasive species is a plant, animal or pathogen that does well in an ecosystem where it is not found naturally and can range from harmless to destructive. Explore the subject of invasives species vs. native species and get a bird’s eye view of what is happening on the frontlines so you can help keep Texas wildlife native.

Back from the Brink: Wildlife Success Stories
August 7th, 2019
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Donald Beard, Caprock Canyon State Park, Dr. Maureen Franke, Texas AgriLife Extension Service Robert Perez, Texas Parks & Wildlife

Just like the wild turkey and the American alligator, the American bison was nearly driven to extinction due to humans. Today, populations are stable and growing. How did that happen? Discover how you can be a part of conserving plants and animals.

To purchase tickets, please visit www.WitteMuseum.org
If you have questions, please call: 210.327.1910

Details

Date:
February 6
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
$15 – $25
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Website:
https://www.wittemuseum.org/events/event/is-texas-wild/

Organizer

Witte Museum
Phone:
210-357-1910
Website:
www.wittemuseum.org

Venue

Witte Museum
3801 Broadway
San Antonio, Texas 78209
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Phone:
210-357-1910
Website:
www.wittemuseum.org