ADULT PROGRAMS

The Wildflower Center offers abundant opportunities to learn about Texas native plants, gardening, nature art, photography, writing and more. We offer our very popular Native Plant Gardening Certificate through UT Informal Classes.

Classes generally happen during spring and fall, with other programs occurring throughout the year.

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July 2017

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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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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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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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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Field Trips

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