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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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June 2017

Camp Wildflower: Nature Create

June 26 - June 30
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Environmental Engineer Michelle Bright teaching Camp Wildflower about Landscape Design.

This week, campers discover why nature has been the muse of great artists for eons.

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Sprouts

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly, Wednesday & Friday, 10-11 a.m.
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Mom and child at Sprouts

Bring your little wildflowers to the Center for our weekly preschool program (ages 3-5).

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Free

Nature Nights: Water, Rocks & Mud

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Boys at Watering Hole

Nature Nights are free, fun explorations of native plants, animals and Central Texas ecology. Looking for a reason to play in the dirt? Get down to earth to celebrate International Mud Day and learn about the ground beneath your feet!

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Guided Garden Tour

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Carolyn Long leading a guided tour during National Wildflower Week

Learn about the plants, history and architecture of the Center.

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July 2017

Camp Wildflower: The Aquatic World

July 5 - July 7
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Child examines the Family Gardens water during Camp Wildflower 2016.

Campers learn about and how to conserve and protect water, a vital resource for all living things!

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Botanical Art Drawing

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Young girl drawing in nature

Budding artists will learn drawing skills and color mixing and create botanical art inspired by a tour of the gardens.

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Camp Wildflower: Botanist Bonanza

July 10 - July 14
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Minette teaching children about botany during Camp Wildflower in 2016.

What makes a plant a plant? Campers find out while playing botanist for a fun-filled week of green discovery.

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Invasive Species Curriculum for High School Teachers

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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This workshop introduces teachers to a curriculum designed around the issue of invasive species. Learn to transform high school students into citizen scientists as they collect data on local invasive plant species. The lessons will satisfy the TEKS 11-12 grade Environmental Science Section 112.37 (Environmental/Systems). CEU and ES credits are available. Space is limited and registration is required; register here. Registration is $10 thru June 16 and $25 thereafter. Lunch is included!

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Botany X-Files: Unlocking the Mysteries of Food & Drug Plants

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, happening 2 times

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Investigate what plants are on your plate and in those pills! Open to everyone; educators get CPE credit.

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Camp Wildflower: Nature Trackers

July 17 - July 21
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Camp Wildflower heading out for a walk.

Campers become detectives this week as they investigate the natural world using microscopes, nets and all the senses to interpret clues left by plants and animals!

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Native Plants of Central Texas for Teachers

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Golden groundsel cluster, by Bruce Leander

Teachers, learn the basics of plant identification and about common species around Austin. These skills will enrich all your future outdoor field trips!

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Free

Lady Bird Day

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Lady Bird Johnson in May 1995.

In July, we honor our founder and "Environmental First Lady" Lady Bird Johnson. Enjoy free admission, special exhibits and activities for all ages.

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Camp Wildflower: Friend or Foe?

July 24 - July 28
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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From invasive species to beneficial insects, campers learn that some organisms help each other while others can hurt their surrounding environments.

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Project Learning Tree & Tree Mapping Workshop

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Educators, learn how to use Project Learning Tree and how to map trees with a locally-developed app.

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