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  • THX, Katy Emde for “Silver Butt Beetle” to the Uncommon Graceful Grass-Veneer Moth to FIREFLIES at Deer Park Prairie Recently posted at HNPAT (Houston - Native Prairies Assoc of Tx) website:  "From 'Silver Butt Beetle' to the Uncommon Graceful Grass-Veneer Moth to FIREFLIES at Deer Park Prairie" about nocturnal insects seen at Deer Park Prairie, a tour on July 26 led by Katy Emde as a followup for her talk on moths at the July HNPAT meeting.Thanks, Katy for education us all about moths!For all things Deer Park Prairie (including events, tours, photos, and management plan discussions), please visit our Deer Park Prairie Page at http://hnpat.wordpress.com/deer-park-prairie/Upcoming shortly - a posting about the marathon workdays in July to prepare the prairie for mowing, which has been delayed due to rain. Thanks to ...
    Posted Aug 7, 2014, 1:59 AM by Lan Shen
  • Inside VS Interns, Soon to be Members, and Members ! Admin and VS Hours!  And INSIDE too!  Perfect !  Interested? President Nancy needs volunteer “diggers” to research Gulf Coast Chapter information for our 15th Anniversary. Location?  Bear Creek Office, home, phone, wherever. Contact Nancy Taylor 1.    Chapter e-mail 2.    Phone: 281-431-1516;  Home [anytime] /Message [has long intro until beep] 3.    At the August Chapter meeting  One on One Meetings OK – Anytime mutually convenient  Bear Creek Office Hours: For me about 9am-3pm
    Posted Jul 23, 2014, 1:15 PM by Nancy Taylor
  • The Joint GCMN-NPSOT-H Native Plant Garden at the Zoo The native plant garden at the Houston Zoo started by GCMN Lisa Yelenick in 2008 and now jointly managed by GCMN and by the Native Plant Society of Texas - Houston Chapter and headed by NPSOT-H's Sally Hilliard is looking fantastic, thanks to regular maintenance by our joint organizations and wonderful support by the Houston Zoo!  See photos from the beginning to now at https://picasaweb.google.com/GCMN.PHOTOS/HoustonZooNativePlantGarden . Recently the zoo's horticulture department asked, if we would also help maintain the pocket prairie that they had put in about the same time as Hermann Park's Whistlestop Prairie.  That area has been neglected of late.  So the last time we were there, after working at ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2014, 3:46 PM by Lan Shen
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