Friday, October 21, 2016

Seminars for November!

Preserving the Harvest
Thursday - November 10
10 am - 12 noon

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Travis County
1600-B Smith Road, Austin, 78721

Learn about key food preservation processes; freezing, dehydration and canning. Factors related to food spoilage and science involved in prevention will be covered along with a basic review of tools and techniques involved.

Master Gardener Jeff Peters will provide a step‐by step illustration of the hot water bath canning process.

Cost: $10 thru 10/31, $15 starting 11/1 and onsite
NO cash accepted - checks and credit cards only.
Space is limited, register early to reserve your seat!

Register by Phone: 979-845-2604
Contact: Sue Carrasco, 512-854-9610 or

Hello Invasive Species, Goodbye Texas Natives 
Saturday - November 12
10 am - 12 noon

2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, 78746
Photo: Giant reed (Arundo donax) along the Rio Grande, National Park Service ‐
Invasive species have the potential to drastically change our Texas landscape. This presentation will cover the threats posed by invasive species, as well as responses to the threat. The Invaders of Texas citizen scientist program will be introduced, as one of several ways you can get involved in managing invasive species.

As the Invasive Species Program Coordinator at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Dr. Hans Landel manages the Invaders of Texas citizen scientist program, the website, and collaborates with other agencies and organizations in managing invasive species. He has performed conservation research both in the U.S. and internationally. 

Seminar is free and open to the public - No RSVP is required.

Zilker park entrance fee is $2 per adult, $1 per child (ages 3-12), seniors (age 62 & over), $3 for non-Austin Residents. Cash or check accepted.

Contact: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Travis County, 512-854-9600