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February 2017
Free

Native & Adaptive Plants

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – Municipal Court/Parks & Rec. Bldg, 301 Century Parkway
Allen, Texas 75013 United States
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Are you a "Native Texan" or a transplant? Plants are native or transplants too!  This program covers a large selection of minimal water use plants that are native and adaptive ideal for a sustainable landscape or garden. You will learn proper soil preparation, proper planting, and native and adaptive plant selection. Plant list will be provided.**NOTE: Please arrive to the event 15 minutes before the scheduled start time of 6:00 p.m.  Register Now  

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March 2017

Lawncare (City of Richardson Residents and Surrounding Communities)

March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Richardson Service Center, 1260 Columbia Dr.
Richardson, Texas
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Is the green in your lawn weeds or grass? Do you have brown circles in your yard? Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component to a healthy lawn. This program covers basic lawn maintenance practices and selecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of your landscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water, fertilizer, and pesticides. RSVP

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NTMWD Board of Director’s Meeting

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NTMWD Board of Director's Meetings are traditionally held on the fourth Thursday each month with adjustments made for holidays or other conflicts. Meetings are held at 501 E. Brown Street, Wylie, Texas in the Board Room and begin at 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted on the agenda. Conflicts of Interest in Accordance with HB 914.

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Open House – John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NTMWD Training Room, 505 E. Brown Street
Wylie, TX 75098 United States
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Learn about the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center located in the middle of the NTMWD East Fork Wetland Project near Seagoville, Texas. Attendees will gain an understanding of the Center and the programs offered while discovering how the project recycles millions of gallons of water each day. Your help is needed in providing input to envision the future of the JBS Wetland Center. Join us on the evening of Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 5:30-8:00pm 5:30 to 6:00pm - Meet…

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$50.00

Saving from a Rainy Day, Making a Rain Barrel

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fire Station No.7, 861 Independence Pkwy
McKinney, Texas 75070
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This program covers the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and the effects stormwater has on the environment. Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and have the opportunity to construct their very own 55 gallon rain barrel. Register Here

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Selecting the Perfect Turf

March 23 @ 6:30 pm
City of Plano Education Center, 4116 W. Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
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We walk on it, play on it, mow it, and water it – but there’s more to turfgrass than meets the eye! Join us as we host Daniel Cunningham, a horticulturist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Dallas, to offer this FREE workshop on turfgrass selection and maintenance. Daniel will help you identify the "turf-ect" match for your unique landscape - and make the best use of our natural resources! Register

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Lavon Lake Watershed Partnering Meeting

March 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 County Rd 166
McKinney, TX 75071 United States
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Small Space Gardening

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room – Municipal Court/Parks & Rec. Bldg, 301 Century Parkway
Allen, Texas 75013 United States
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Looking to add a little color or texture to your front entry or back patio? Container gardens can be a great way to give a little curb appeal or jazz up a back patio. In this seminar, you will learn how to prepare the container, prepare the soil, and install a well planned mix of annuals, perennials and other colorful foliage plants. *This seminar has two registration options. If you would like to register to build and take home your…

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$50.00

Saving from a Rainy Day, Making a Rain Barrel

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room – Municipal Court/Parks & Rec. Bldg, 301 Century Parkway
Allen, Texas 75013 United States
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 Saving from a Rainy Day covers the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and the effects stormwater has on the  environment. Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and have the opportunity to construct their  very own 55-gallon rain barrel. Cost: $50 Register Now    

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April 2017
Free

Water Efficient Landscape (NTMWD Service Area)

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
City of Forney City Hall, 101 W Main St.
Forney, Texas 75126
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Is your landscape brown and crispy?  Learn to create and install a water efficient landscape or garden. You will learn proper soil preparation, a large selection of minimal water use plants that are native and adaptive, and how to design and plan a small or large project. Plant list provided. Space is limited to 475. Register Here  

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