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February 2019

Austin Bridge & Road Informational Meeting (Garland)

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hyatt Place Garland, 5101 George Bush Highway
Garland, TX 75040

Austin Bridge & Road is seeking local subcontractors for the North Texas Municipal Water District’s office complex and the public boat ramps at the Bois d’Arc Lake Facilities. Scopes of work will include both building trades and civil construction.  Join us for an informational meeting: Thursday, February 28 9:00 a.m. to noon Hyatt Place 5101 N. George Bush Hwy., Garland, TX 75040 Austin Bridge & Road is providing CMAR services for the North Texas Municipal Water District. Construction is scheduled…

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March 2019

Hazardous Trees in the Landscape (Allen)

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Council Chambers, 305 Century Parkway
Allen, Texas 75013
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Do you have large shade trees at your home? Come learn what determines if your large tree can be a danger and how to remedy the problem. *Presenter: Dr. Greg Church, Arborilogical Services Register

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Weeds & Watering? (McKinney)

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fire Station No.7, 861 Independence Pkwy
McKinney, Texas 75070
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Put the Care into Lawncare (Rowlett)

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowlett Community Centre, 5300 Main Street
Rowlett, Texas 75088
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Did you fight the lawn and the lawn won? Don’t let it! This course will teach you proper maintenance techniques, efficient watering methods, at the same time simplifying fertilizer and pesticide application to reduce weed and disease issues. We’ll help you create a lush and healthy lawn that will make your neighbors green with envy! REGISTER

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The Garden Show 2019 (McKinney)

March 16 - March 17

What a garden show should be. Shop for everything you need for a beautiful garden. A perennial favorite for residents of Collin County, the ninth annual event will showcase new and creative ideas, informative classes, vetted vendors, activities for the whole family, and fun entertainment. There is no better place than The Garden Show to learn about North Texas gardening and Earth-Kind® gardening principles. The Garden Show, presented by the Collin County Master Gardeners Association, will take place on March 16 &…

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Bunker’s Pond Trail Walk (Seagoville)

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Ln.
Seagoville, TX 75159

Join us on the newly opened Bunker's Pond Trail and learn about the natural and cultural history of the area as we walk this 1.8 mile loop trail. The trail begins with a walk through a forested area to a true bottom land hardwood forest, then follows the East Fork on the Trinity River and ends on the Wetland levee roads. This trail is great for families and those who are interseted in learning about native trees, flowers, animals and…

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Landscape Design (McKinney)

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
McKinney Community Center, 2001 S. Central Expwy.
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Do you want to have the yard people envy on your street? Come and learn basic design principles, plant placement, and all about the newest hardscape trends so you can “do it yourself” and save big! Transform your landscape into a beautiful low maintenance, water efficient landscape. Learn tips on how to use the online ULandscapeIT tool. Register

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Saving From a Rainy Day (Allen)

March 21 @ 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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Rainwater is the best water for your landscape. Divert it, Save it, Use it! Come learn the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and build your own rainbarrel to take home. This class is a DIY build of a 55 gallon rainbarrel to take home. Rainbarrels are recycled food grade containers 24” wide by 36” tall. COST: $50.00 per barrel must be paid at registration time. *Presenter: Daniel Cunningham, Texas A&M Water University Register

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Party in Chestnut Square: Celebrating Monarch Butterfly and Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday (McKinney)

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us on March 23rd from 10am to 2pm in McKinney’s Chestnut Square for a fun-filled day of education and celebration. We will have food, door prizes, and games for kids and people of all ages. Schedule of Events: 10:30-11:15am – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension 11:30-12:15am – Monarch Watch 12:30-1pm – Texas A&M Forest Service 1pm – Smokey Bear’s Birthday Party (tiny cupcakes for the public)   Partners: Texas A&M Forest Service Texas A&M AgriLife Extension City of McKinney

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Learn to Fix a Leak for Free (Plano)

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093

Save money and water by fixing indoor leaks with tips from the Live Green in Plano team. Nationwide, water leaks waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water every year. This means your money could be going right down the drain. Attend the free Fix-a-Leak Workshop on Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m.-noon. Get the scoop on how to identify leaky fixtures. Learn do-it-yourself tips and tricks. This hands-on workshop equips you for minor repairs and preventative maintenance of toilets, faucets…

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