Environment

Salve Making - Accelerated Method!

Date: 
Mon, 10/27/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join Katia LeMone in a short (2-hour) class covering the accelerated method of making effective salves.  This is a way to make salves much more quickly than conventional methods and can be useful in many situations. 

Disaster Preparedness: Emergency Childbirth Course

Date: 
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 9:00am to Sun, 11/02/2014 - 4:00pm

Disaster Preparedness: Emergency Childbirth Course is a 16-hour introduction into childbirth including labor, birth and postpartum in a situation where hospitals, doctors, nurses, midwives, clinics, emergency rooms, pitocin, epidurals and cesarean sections are simply not available. The class was designed to prepare Herbal Medics and others who have an interest in being prepared to help a laboring woman when there is

Herbs for Childbirth and Menopause

Date: 
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Introduction to Women’s Herbs

Date: 
Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Many herbalists have favorite herbs that they use for women’s formulas, or as go-to herbs for everything from reproductive health to maternity and post-partum support.

Wicking Garden Build @ the Nature Center

Date: 
Sat, 11/08/2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Come join us for a demo and build at the San Marcos Nature Center

Restoration Agriculture Workshop

Date: 
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:00pm to Sun, 11/16/2014 - 12:00pm

Real-world solutions and practical knowledge from one of the great innovators in regenerative agriculture, Mark Shepard. This Restoration Agriculture Workshop is going to be packed full of vital information. Whether you are new to farming and ranching or you're a long time veteran, this workshop is an opportunity to learn how you can restore your land and your profit base at the same time.

Permablitz for New Farm Institute

Date: 
Sat, 11/08/2014 - 9:00am to Sun, 11/09/2014 - 5:00pm

Urban Poultry Association of Texas is pleased to donate $1,500 of proceeds from the 2014 Funky Chicken Coop Tour to New Farm Institute (NFI) via a Permablitz organized by the Austin Permaculture Guild. The mission of New Farm Institute (NFI), a 501c3 nonprofit, is to educate, assist and inspire citizens and a new generation of sustainable farmers, with a focus on the urban fringe — an area defined as within 30 miles of medium to large cities.

Small Green Fest

Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

General Information:

This is the second annual Small Green Fest, a family-friendly green

festival held at Clint Small, Jr. Middle School the first weekend in

October. Small Green Fest is a celebration of “all things green” and

showcases successful practices and programs at green schools in

the central Texas area, as well as environmental products and

services available to our community.  This is a community, familyfriendly, non-smoking, zero-waste event open to the public and takes

Ecological Literacy Volunteer Day at Hornsby Bend

Date: 
Sat, 07/27/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/03/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/10/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/24/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 09/28/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 10/26/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 12/28/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

• Ecological Literacy Volunteer Day – Help maintain Hornsby Bend! Did you know that all the Hornsby Bend trails, habitat gardens, and kiosks were built and are maintained by volunteers? If you enjoy birding or walking along the Colorado River here, please join us in maintaining these amenities and supporting public access at Hornsby Bend.
• We do three hours work and one hour of learning about the ecology of the Colorado River and Hornsby Bend - Wear work-clothes and work-shoes; bring water and binoculars if interested in birds.

Clean Lady Bird Lake with Keep Austin Beautiful

Date: 
Sat, 08/10/2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Join Keep Austin Beautiful for the August cleanup of Lady Bird Lake!  Cleanups of the lake happen every other month throughout the year and offer a wide range of locations to clean.  If you're looking to get out on the lake on a kayak or paddle board, sign up for one of our waterway cleanup sites!  If you would like to bring your family or stay dry, sign up for a shoreline site! 

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