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Nature Nights: Life on the Prairie

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wildflowers in the Savanna Meadow

Nature Nights are free, family-friendly events filled with exciting explorations of native plants, animals and the ecology of Central Texas. Each evening features interactive presentations, hikes with experts in their fields, and nature crafting for kids of all ages.

Our Life on the Prairie Nature Night focuses on the wildflowers and grasses important (and threatened) prairies, and all the critters that call them home.

Free admission 6 – 9 p.m.
Regular admission is charged during the day. Admission is always free for members.

There will be two presentations in the Auditorium, both featuring an interpreter for hearing-impaired audiences. Tickets are required as seating is limited — acquire your free tickets at the Admissions Kiosk.

6:30 – Nocturnal Neighbors Presentation with Texas Memorial Museum

7:30 – Snake Talk with Zara Environmental

Wildflower Café will be open and also have a tent in the Courtyard with meals, snacks and refreshments available for purchase.

Full 2019 Nature Night Schedule:

June 6: Arachnids & Insects
What has eight legs and is headed straight for the Wildflower Center? A family of four coming to explore at Nature Nights! Individuals and families of any size are welcome as we kick off the free fun with a safari of all things that crawl, buzz, fly and scuttle.

June 13: Geology, Fossils & Caves
Rocks are some of the greatest storytellers. They show us what came before with layers and fossils, and they shape the world we live in today. Come witness how water moves through our karst landscape and go all in with a cave tour.

June 20: Life on the Prairie
Prairie ecosystems are among the most beautiful, important and threatened in Texas and across the nation. Learn about the wildflowers, tall grasses and deep roots supporting these scenic landscapes and all the critters that call them home.

June 27: Birds of Prey & Reptiles
Feathers, scales, talons and tails. We’re combining two of our most wildly popular Nature Nights into one to bring you creatures of the land and sky; snakes, hawks and owls — oh my!

Thanks to our sponsor:

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June 20
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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