Spring is the perfect time to learn about the wildflowers that grow in the Coastal Bend of Texas during the annual Wildflower Workshop at the Welder Wildlife Refuge near Sinton on Friday, March 28.
Dr. Lynn Drawe, former director of the Welder Wildlife Foundation and well-known range plant ecologist, will lead workshop participants through an introduction to wildflowers and native plants, and teach the steps for identifying plants using a key in the field. Dr. Drawe’s program will include both classroom instruction and activities.
The workshop is limited to 25 individuals and preregistration is required by Friday, March 21. To register for the Wildflower Workshop, send your name, address, email, telephone number and the $30 registration fee to: Wildflower Workshop, Welder Wildlife Foundation, P.O. Box 1400, Sinton, Texas, 78387.
The registration fee includes participation in the workshop, lunch, materials, a plant press, and transportation during the field activities on the refuge.
For more information contact Meg Streich, conservation education and volunteer program coordinator, at the above address, or call (361) 364-2643. More information is available at www.welderwildlife.org.