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Thrill-A-Minute: The Native Plants of the Canyon with Bill Carr

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When:
Sun, 04/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Where:

Location

Government Canyon State Natural Area
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Day Use Only, Educational Programs, Guided Tours, 13-15, 16-18, Over 18, Educational Activity, Family Activity, Nature Activity, REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Join Texas botanist and author Bill Carr, one of the foremost authorities on the native plants of Central Texas, for a stroll around the natural area. 9:00 AM - Noon. We will be looking at anything and everything of interest -- from trees and shrubs down to grasses and sedges (and probably even some insects, amphibians and reptiles!) Open to ages 14 and older; participants under 18 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian. All participants must be able to hike over broken, rocky terrain with some changes in elevation. Wear sturdy shoes and weather appropriate clothing; bring water (1 liter per person), and a snack if you like. Participation is limited; no pets, please. Meet at the rainwater harvesting tower at the GCSNA Visitor's Center. Reservations required and will be accepted from Noon March 15 until Noon April 13, 2012.  For reservations & more information:reservations@friendsofgc.org  Please include name, age (if under 18), email address and phone number.
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