Two Events Celebrating Earth Day April 22, 2014
EcoCentro Grand Opening and NPSOT-SA chapter meeting
Join San Antonio College on Earth Day for the grand opening of the William R. Sinkin EcoCentro.
9:30 AM: Sinkin Dedication Ceremony & Tobin Hill Mural Unveiling
10 AM to Noon: Eco Fair featuring eco-friendly displays & exhibitors (including Native Plant Society of Texas)
1:30 – 3:30 PM: Workshops about sustainability and more! (Presentation on native plants at 1:30)
The William R. Sinkin EcoCentro building is a multipurpose community facility which will provide free meeting/office space for neighborhood associations and offer a range of low-cost and free workshops to area homeowners to promote sustainable lifestyles.
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The San Antonio Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas (“NPSOT”) meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month except in August and December. Everyone is welcome.
Next Meeting of the San Antonio NPSOT Chapter:
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Laundry to Landscape: From Your Maytag to Your Maypop
Michael Martin is manager of the Energy and Automation Lab at A&M’s Texas Center for Applied Technology. He has expertise in building energy efficiency and alternative energy sources. He will show us how to build an inexpensive DIY residential greywater system using the washing machine’s water to irrigate the yard.
6:30 pm – Native plant and seed exchange
7:00 pm – Meeting and program
Lions Field Adult Center
2809 Broadway (corner of Mulberry & Broadway by Brackenridge Park)
Map to Lions Field Adult Center http://tinyurl.com/LionsField-SA
Visitors welcome! For more info, contact us at: email@example.com
[Our originally scheduled speaker, Ginger Hudson, author of the book A Guide to Landscape Maintenance for Central Texas Gardens, has had to cancel her Texas book tour. We hope to reschedule her presentation later.]
Please consider joining NPSOT or renewing your expired membership not only to take advantage of member benefits (special events, discounts, workshops, publications, etc.) but also to support the various activities NPSOT undertakes at the state level to accomplish its mission. Membership levels start at $25/year and fees are fully tax deductible. Now is a great time to join NPSOT: http://npsot.org/wp/join-renew/
The mission of the Native Plant Society of Texas is to promote research, conservation and utilization of native plants and plant habitats of Texas through education, outreach and example.