• April 16, 2024

Discovering the Plants of Deep South Texas

Discovering the Plants of Deep South Texas

The Bentsen Rio Grande Valley is a sanctuary for an array of unique plant species, each playing a crucial role in the ecosystem and providing valuable resources for both wildlife and people. This Saturday, April 20, and next Saturday, April 27, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, we invite you to join us on a guided walk to explore these green wonders.

Event Details:

Meeting Point: Park Headquarters, Tram Turnaround.

Registration: Not Required.

Entry Fee: $5 for ages 13 and older; FREE for children 12 and under (Park entry is free with a Texas State Park Pass).

Prepare for the adventure by bringing sunscreen, a hat, water, and comfortable shoes. Our knowledgeable guide will lead us through the park, highlighting the fascinating plant life that thrives in this unique environment.

Discover the unexpected uses of these native plants and learn about their importance to the local wildlife and community. From medicinal properties to ecological significance, you’ll gain a deeper appreciation for the natural world around us.

Whether you’re a seasoned botanist or simply curious about nature, this event promises an enriching experience for all ages. Don’t miss this chance to connect with the plants of Deep South Texas and uncover the hidden stories they have to tell.

We look forward to seeing you there for a morning of exploration and discovery amidst the beauty of our local flora.


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