Join Blanco County Master Gardeners and Hill Country Alliance in exploring the grasses of the Texas Hill Country. A Free Grass Field Trip co-sponsored by the AgriLife Extension and LBJ National Historical Park with Master Gardeners will take place Tuesday, October 9th.
The Field Trip will begin at the LBJ Park Event Center with check-in beginning at 12:30 PM. The National Park is in the process of restoring acreage into the mid-grass prairie of our heritage. The Field Trip will conclude at 4:00 PM north of town by the Pedernales River.
Bill Carr, a botanist, an expert on Hill Country flora and co-author of Rare Plants of Texas, A Field Guide will guide the field trip along with Daniel Oppenheimer of Hill Country Alliance and Alex Shane, Resource Manager at the National Park. Chris Wiemers, Extension Agent, will join two Master Gardeners, Susan Evans and Susan Hamm, in guaranteeing that every participant will have a guide nearby.
*The Grass Field Trip is limited to 40 participants to assure everyone has a great, personal experience.*
To register for the Free Grass Field Trip contact the Blanco County AgriLife Extension Office. Sonya Fenton, office secretary, will see that you are registered and provide you with the Grass Field Trip Itinerary. 830-868-7167 firstname.lastname@example.org Sonya Fenton 101E. Cypress Ste. 109, Johnson City