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January 2020

Board of Directors Meeting

January 23 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 22, 2020

One event on November 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm

NTMWD Boardroom, 501 E. Brown St.
Wylie, TX 75098 United States

NTMWD Board of Directors 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. To see the agenda, board packet, and other documents related to this week’s meeting, visit the Board Meetings page.

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Master Composter Training (Plano)

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on February 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
Free

If you're passionate about composting and enjoy sharing your knowledge with others, then become a State of Texas Master Composter volunteer.  Learn how to improve your soil's health by diverting valuable garden resources from the landfill back into your landscape.  The free 16-hour, 4-class series is a unique opportunity to gain a more in-depth understanding of the composting process and insights on sharing this knowledge with others.  Residents enrolling in Master Composter training are asked to complete 20 hours of community…

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Master Composter Training (Plano)

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on February 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
Free

If you're passionate about composting and enjoy sharing your knowledge with others, then become a State of Texas Master Composter volunteer.  Learn how to improve your soil's health by diverting valuable garden resources from the landfill back into your landscape.  The free 16-hour, 4-class series is a unique opportunity to gain a more in-depth understanding of the composting process and insights on sharing this knowledge with others.  Residents enrolling in Master Composter training are asked to complete 20 hours of community…

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Newcomer’s Guide to Gardening (McKinney)

January 25 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
MISD Community Even Center, Hwy 121 & Hardin
McKinney, Texas
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Whether your residents are new to the area or just new to gardening in North Texas, the annual Newcomer's Guide to Gardening In North Texas will kick off the new year just right. Hosted by the City of McKinney on January 25, 2020.  Numerous experts will be on hand to discuss North Texas soil, butterfly and vegetable gardening, top 100 plants for our area, and more.  

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Master Composter Training (Plano)

January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on February 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
Free

If you're passionate about composting and enjoy sharing your knowledge with others, then become a State of Texas Master Composter volunteer.  Learn how to improve your soil's health by diverting valuable garden resources from the landfill back into your landscape.  The free 16-hour, 4-class series is a unique opportunity to gain a more in-depth understanding of the composting process and insights on sharing this knowledge with others.  Residents enrolling in Master Composter training are asked to complete 20 hours of community…

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Recycling 102 (Plano)

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
Free

Every day in the United States each person throws away almost five pounds of garbage. Where does it all go? Find out about municipal waste programs, the local landfill, the work that goes into disposing our waste and why it is important to reduce, reuse and recycle. Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Class meets in Environmental Education Center 4116 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75093 Duration 1.5 Hour class Register

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February 2020

Food Waste Composting (Plano)

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
Free

Don't let the worms crawl in and out! Put them to work! We'll teach you to use specialized red worms to compost your plant-based food waste. Then use their waste as a fertile soil amendment to benefit your plants. Learn to set up and maintain a worm bin, and to harvest and use the worm castings. Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Class meets in the Environmental Education Center 4116 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, TX  75093 Duration 2…

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Skeletons of Winter (Seagoville)

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Ln.
Seagoville, TX 75159

Guided Tree Walk with Bob Richie Trees are often forgotten in winter, but they still have amazing stories to tell! Join Wetland Steward and Master Naturalist Bob Richie as you learn to identify trees without their leaves.You will learn ways to identify different species when they are not in leaf or bloom, understand basic tree ecology and enjoy the beauty of the wetland in winter. Saturday, February 1st, 1:00 –3:00 Cost: $10.00 per person | $5.00 for members Reservation Required …

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Do-it-yourself Landscape Design (Allen)

February 1 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Community Room – Municipal Court/Parks & Rec. Bldg, 301 Century Parkway
Allen, Texas 75013 United States

This two-part landscape design class is designed for the resident to design the yard of their dreams. You must be able to attend both Saturday classes in order to complete the class. Please bring a copy of your home plot plan (normally in closing papers), pencils and eraser to use to create your landscape design. Other items will be furnished. Register Now!

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Webinar: Basics of Backyard Composting (Plano)

February 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Free

Don't throw it - compost it! It's not too late (or too early) to start a compost pile. Rake up your garden leaves, stack up your yard trimmings and get ready to build the first pile of the spring gardening season. If you've ever tried composting and struggled to succeed, this is the webinar for you! We'll share our top tips for the types of composting that you can do easily and successfully at home.  Thu Feb 6 11:30 a.m.…

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