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Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series
About the Lecture Series

Walk in the Woods

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 2014 series will take place at:
L.G.I. Lecture Hall
McCullough Junior High School
3800 S. Panther Creek Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77381

Back to the Future--Mosquito Borne Disease 

  • Thursday, September 11 at 7:30 p.m. 
  • Dr. Rudy Bueno, public health entomologist 

 

Approximately 55 mosquito species have been identified in the local area, each with a different behavior, ecology and biology. Discover the latest research on mosquitoes, disease concerns, natural control mechanisms and effective abatement measures.  

Moths of Southeast Texas: the Good, Bad and Ugly

  • Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Stuart Marcus, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Butterflies of the night, moths are misunderstood and underappreciated. Explore the world of moths when Mr. Marcus reveals their beauty, intriguing behaviors and role in nature.


Purple Martins, Aerial Insectivores -- CANCELLED
  • Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.
  •  Mary Anne Weber, Houston Audubon  

Aerial insectivores, purple martins migrate each year to North America from Brazil to breed. In Texas and other parts east of the Rockies, the bird is totally dependant upon human provided housing. Learn more about the amazing species and how to be a successful purple martin landlord. 

For future lectures or more information, contact us at 281-210-3800.


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