Fall veggies, feral hogs & photos at CNC
Nature lovers can learn to grow fall vegetables, take high-quality nature photographs and find out how to manage invasive feral hogs during September workshops at the nonprofit Cibolo Nature Center in Kendall County. Participants may register online for the workshops at www.cibolo.org/calendar or by calling 830-249-4616.
Cabbage, lettuce, kale, collards, Brussels sprouts and other vegetables will grow well here in fall and winter with a little planning. Keith Amelung will present a "Fall Vegetable Gardening" workshop from 6 pm to 8 pm, Thursday, Sept. 13.
Information will include vegetable varieties, soil preparation tips, sharing seeds and more. The workshop costs $20, $15 for CNC members.
Wildlife biologist, park ranger and nature photographer Jacquie Ferrato will present "The Perfect Shot: Nature Photography for Beginners" from 9 am to noon, Saturday, Sept. 15. Participants will learn how to make the most of lighting, find and approach subjects, frame the shot and hot spots for nature photography. The workshop costs $15, $10 for CNC members.
Experts from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas AgriLife Extension will explore the many methods available to landowners for managing feral hog populations during the "Feral Hog Management" workshop from 9 am to 1 pm, Saturday, Sept. 29. Feral hog biology and ecology will be discussed, along with culling techniques from hunting to trapping to research on new techniques. The workshop costs $25, $20 for CNC members.
The Cibolo Nature Center in Boerne is located at Boerne City Park off Highway 46 just west of the Kendall County Fairgrounds. For more information, call 830-249-4616 or visit www.cibolo.org.