Select Page
Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Native Plant Society of Texas, North Central Chapter: Flora of the Chihuahuan Desert – Fort Worth

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Michael Eason, freelance botanist, author and photographer, will speak on plants in the Chihuahuan Desert region of West Texas, from Val Verde County to El Paso, will focus on species with interesting seed dispersal mechanisms and pollination biology. He’ll also address the topography, geology and climatic influences that make this region so diverse and online and print resources for plant identification.

Michael Eason performs plant surveys and inventories on both private and public lands throughout Texas. He is on staff at San Antonio Botanical Gardens, where he heads the Rare Plant Research and Conservation Program. Previously he worked for the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center as Conservation Program Manager, a position he held from 2003-2012. During that time, he managed such projects as the Millennium Seed Bank, Ferns of the Trans-Pecos, and Vegetation Survey of Big Bend National Park.

Michael’s recently published field guide, Wildflowers of Texas, has met with popular and critical acclaim. Copies of this handy reference book will be available for purchase at the meeting.

Info: Vicki Gleason, vgwriter@gmail.com, 432-770-4694

Details

Date:
June 6
Time:
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.txnativeplants.org

Organizer

EarthX
Phone:
214-310-1200
Email:
info@earthx.org
Website:
Earthx.org

Venue

Fort Worth Botanic garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76107 United States
+ Google Map
Website:
http://www.txnativeplants.org

Upcoming Events

Half-Earth Day Celebration

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dallas, United States

United Nations Day Global Leadership Awards

October 24 @ 6:00 pm
Irving, TX, United States

Mobility Solutions for Our Community – A DCCCD EarthxSustainableU Pop-Up Event

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lancaster, TX, United States

bigBANG! at Paul Quinn College

October 31 @ 8:00 am - 3:45 pm
Dallas, TX, United States

Plano Tree Fest

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Plano, TX, United States

10th Annual Texas Veggie Fair

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dallas, TX, United States

Fight For Air Climb

November 9 @ 8:00 am
Dallas, TX, United States

Urban Agriculture and Food Security – A DCCCD EarthxSustainableU Event

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dallas, TX, United States

Oil And Gas Environmental Conference

December 3 @ 8:00 am - December 4 @ 4:00 pm
Dallas, TX, United States

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This