Calendar

Jun
18
Tue
Program: The World of Bees @ Community Room at the Arlington Police Department's West District Service Center
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Ryan Giesecke will discuss bee biology, sociality, beekeeping, honey bee castes, pollination, foraging, communication, die off, what we can do to help, and where we would be without bees.

Ryan keeps bees in urban and rural apiaries in the Dallas area, and owns and operates “Honey Bee Relocation Services” in Dallas, specializing in live honey bee and bumble bee relocation.  Ryan is President of Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association in Dallas, President of Metro Beekeepers Association in Fort Worth, has reached Master level in the Texas Master Beekeeper Program, and completed Texas Master Naturalist training classes in 2018. He is a frequent presenter at beekeeping events around the state, and a persistent educator on bees and beekeeping in the DFW area.

Parking is available in the front of the building, accessed from Ron McAndrew Drive
The program is free and open to the public.

Jun
25
Tue
Hands on-Weeds out Workday @ Southwest Nature Preserve
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

  

Join us at SWNP’s Pollinator Meadow to weed out giant ragweed & Johnson grass.

Please bring gloves, hand clippers, hoe or small digging tool.  Water, sunscreen & bug spray may also be a good idea.

The weather forecast looks OK for now, but notification will be posted here if the event is rescheduled due to severe weather alert or steady rain.

Jul
26
Fri
Hands on-Weeds out Workday @ Southwest Nature Preserve
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us at SWNP’s Pollinator Meadow to weed out giant ragweed & Johnson grass.

Please bring gloves, hand clippers, hoe or small digging tool.  Water, sunscreen & bug spray may also be a good idea.

The weather forecast looks OK for now, but notification will be posted here if the event is rescheduled due to severe weather alert or steady rain.

Aug
20
Tue
Program: Camping Alone in the Wild! @ Community Room at the Arlington Police Department's West District Service Center
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Is “tenting” not for you? How about “glamping” in a classic, vintage-style teardrop camper?! GROW volunteer and outdoorswoman, Diane Pierce, will share tips and tricks she’s learned throughout her journey with a teardrop camper. “It’s about getting up and out in a teardrop camper: about camper history, selection, places to go, how to do it alone, and safety and planning.. I took a solo trip this last August and September…5 weeks, 6000 miles, and 10 states. I hike, bird watch, set up game/trail cameras, observe nature, and appreciate peace and quiet!”  Diane will talk about trailer selection, safety procedures, operation, equipment, camping options, and group and individual activities at our August program.

Parking is available in the front of the building, accessed from Ron McAndrew Drive

The program is free and open to the public.