Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series
About the Lecture Series
Located on the edge of the Big Thicket, Montgomery County is home to a diverse plant and wildlife population. Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series provides an introduction to the unique species that inhabit our community. Guest speakers recognized for their expertise present topics ranging from bats and owls to hummingbirds and habitat gardening. Featuring exquisite photography and occasionally live specimens, Walk in the Woods appeals to nature enthusiasts of all ages and levels of interest, from students to retirees.
The fall 2013 series will take place at:
L.G.I. Lecture Hall
McCullough Junior High School
3800 S. Panther Creek Dr.
A Dazzle of Dragonflies!
- Thursday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m.
- Dr. Forrest Mitchell and James Lasswell, Co-authors and Researchers
|Exquisitely colored with iridescent wings, dragonflies are a photogenic species. With beautiful imagery, the speakers explore mythology, natural history and behavior of dragonflies. Learn how to attract the fascinating insect predator with a water garden.
|Black Bears of East Texas: Return of a Texas Native
- Thursday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m.
- Dr. Chris Comer, Stephen F. Austin University
Intelligent, shy and secretive, black bears are making a comeback! What is the outlook for this threatened species in Texas? Can humans and black bears co-exist? Discover the wonder of black bears—their habits, range and challenges.
|Attracting Bluebirds to Your Garden
- Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m.
- Linda Crum, Texas Bluebird Society
Vibrant blue, social charmers, bluebirds seem to form an attachment to humans according to Mrs. Crum. With exquisite photography of the life stages and habits of the diminutive bird, she reveals the vital role that nestboxes are playing in the recovery of bluebirds.
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